If you’ve started created collections of designs you may know that you need to include a hero design as well coordinate designs. But, what are hero and coordinate designs?
Have you ever wondered if you should be creating one off/stand alone design or collections of designs?
A stand alone design is a one off design, so you haven’t created it to go with other designs or as part of a collection. On the other hand, a collection of designs is a group of designs that have been created to coordinate together and be very cohesive as a group.
Would you like to learn how to turn your art into pattern repeats? There are a few things to think about when you’re creating your art which will help you more easily create pattern repeats successfully.
The two industry standard programs for creating pattern designs are Illustrator and Photoshop.
So the big question is… should you use Illustrator or Photoshop for your designs?
Using and interpreting a design brief correctly can be the difference between a successful and unsuccessful design. So what is a design brief, what it is and why is it important?
Developing your own signature style is really important for a designer so you are able stand out with your own uniqueness.
In this blog post, I wanted to come in and give you a quick answer to a question that I’ve been asked quite a lot lately and that is what size should you create your pattern repeats?
If you’re an artist or new to design, you may be wondering whether it is essential to be able to create repeating patterns or not. Let’s have a look at whether it’ necessary to create seamless pattern repeats?
One of the elements that are really important to get right when creating pattern designs is colour. It can make or break a design and be the reason some buys or doesn’t buy your design. So, how do you use colour within your designs successfully?
If you have a portfolio of designs, you may be considering showcasing them on your website. There are a couple of different ways you can do this so today we are going to look at the pros and cons of using a password protected page on your website for your pattern designs.