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?
Are you wanting some tips for getting traffic to your design website? Perhaps you have created a beautiful website with lots of gorgeous pattern collections, but then crickets. People are not finding you, you’re not getting much traffic and you just don’t know how to get that ball started.
Have you reached the point where you now want to start showing off your designs on a website but are feeling a bit overwhelmed? Let’s have a look at some tips for setting up your design website.
Social media is such an important element to use within a business these days. Today I wanted to come in and just give you a few tips for using social media in y0ur designs business.
In this blogpost, we’re going to look at the scope of work and different jobs you can have as a surface pattern designer.
When most people think of surface pattern design, they will probably think of designs on fabric but you can apply your pattern designs to lot of different surfaces. The scope of a surface pattern designer is far greater than designing just for fabric.
Are you ready to put your designs out there and start getting work? Are you unsure of what to put into your portfolio? They are two common questions that can be stumbling blocks for those of you who are new to design and are wanting to start working within the industry.
One of the questions that people ask me a lot is ‘how do I get my work in front of clients and seen in front of clients?’. You need to start off by doing research and coming up with the list of customers/clients that you want to contact. You then need to find out the contact details for those people so that you can then start the process of sending your work to them. But, you want to do this in a very systemized way.
Today I wanted to come in and talk to you about being visible in your design business and why it is actually a good thing to do even though it can be really, really confronting. If you are creating pattern designs and you are wanting to get your work out there and being seen so you can start selling your designs, you’re probably on social media promoting and sharing your work.
Having the wrong mindset can really hold us back from being a successful pattern designer. One of the comments I often hear from people is that they’d love to be able to create patterns but they just don’t feel like they are good enough to do it or they don’t have the drawing skills.