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Surface Pattern Design Tech Tools

Are you confused about what tech to use within your pattern design business? A lot of people ask me what tools use I use so I’m going to give you a brief rundown of my favourite surface pattern design tech tools that I use within my studio.

7 Simple Tricks to Work Faster in Illustrator

7 simple tricks to work faster in Illustrator for your surface pattern and textile designs

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When I’m designing I’m always looking for tricks and tips that will help speed up my workflow. Illustrator’s a huge program- there’s so much to learn. Today I wanted to share some of my favourite tools that I use to speed up my surface pattern designing. Hopefully you’ll find my 7 simple tricks to work faster in Illustrator helpful too.

12 tools for setting up your surface pattern design business

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12 Tools For Setting Up Your Surface Pattern Design Business

When you get started in design there are so many tools and resources that it can seem quite overwhelming. So I’m going to share with you a list of 12 tools for setting up your surface pattern design business that I use daily within my business.

Illustrator or Photoshop for your Surface Pattern Designs?

Illustrator or Photoshop for your surface pattern designs. What's the difference between them

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When it comes to designing surface pattern designs, there are 2 main computer programs that are used, Illustrator and Photoshop. So which should you use? What are the differences? Which is better? Let’s answer those questions by looking at Illustrator or Photoshop for your surface pattern design.

top business tools for your surface pattern design business

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Top Business Tools for my Surface Pattern Design Business

It can feel really overwhelming starting your own business. There are so many tools, resources, and information that it’s sometimes hard to know where to begin. When I was setting up my business it was a case of trial and error. In fact, lots of errors! It’s been a really slow process but I now have lots of tools in place that I love and couldn’t imagine running my business without. So, I’ve created a list of my top business tools for my surface pattern design business. 

Top Design Resources for your Surface Pattern Designs

Top design resources for your surface pattern designs

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As a surface pattern designer, it’s important that you are continuously finding ways to be inspired as well as developing your design and business skills. Here are some of my top design resources for your surface pattern designs that I refer to or use within my business regularly.
Top Design Resources for your Surface Pattern Designs

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5 must have Surface Pattern Design tools

I often get asked what are the most important tools for a surface pattern designer. Every designer works differently but there are some essential tools that most designers use frequently.
Here’s my list of top 5 Surface Pattern Design tools that I can’t live without.

Surface Pattern Design Reference Guide

Surface pattern design reference guide

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Do you sometimes feel confused by all the different design terms and don’t quite know how they might be relevant to you? It can be overwhelming when you’re first starting out, so I have collated some common textile and design terms together to create a surface pattern design reference guide.