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?
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.
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.
One of the ways you can take your designs to the next level and make them more interesting it thinking about using different types of pattern repeats. In this blog post, we’re going to be talking about the full drop, half drop and brick pattern repeats
Are you wondering whether you should get a design agent to represent you and sell your pattern design?
This is a great question anAre you wondering whether you should get a design agent to represent you and sell your pattern design?