Throughout history, wallpaper has undergone various design shifts and popular themes. Here are some of the most significant themes that have emerged over the years: These are just a few examples of the famous themes that have left their mark on wallpaper design throughout history. Wallpaper trends continue to evolve, incorporating new inspirations and innovations […]
Contemporary trends in wallpaper design aesthetics are constantly evolving, but here are some popular themes:
Where to Begin?
There are several software programs that are widely used by surface pattern designers for creating digital designs. Here are some of the best software programs for creating digital surface pattern designs: These software programs provide a wide range of features and capabilities to cater to the needs of surface pattern designers. The choice of software […]
As a surface pattern designer, key opportunities for making money include: LICENSING There are numerous brands that license work from surface pattern designers. Here is a list of some well-known brands that collaborate with surface pattern designers for their product lines: PRINT ON DEMAND There are several print-on-demand platforms available where artists can list their […]
Some pearls of wisdom for digital artists.
A Master List of important resources for Surface Pattern Designers
Are you considering listing your art on a POD (Print on Demand) website? Here are some things you should know. Print on Demand Textiles Textile manufacturers worldwide are investing in digital technology. This is causing a shift in the way Surface Pattern Designers create and license their work, and the opportunities in the industry are changing. […]
I asked some fellow designers to share their summer reading list suggestions. Here are some books that they recommended, along with some of my faves. PDA Students: I’ve included links to some of these books through the GVPL. *Illume* indicates that the title is available by request through Interlibrary loans HISTORY OF DESIGN & DESIGN […]
I’m Ronya. I am surface pattern designer, specializing in textiles and wallpaper.But my journey to get here has been a real hay-ride! Early on in my dance career, I performed long-form, image-based solo work with underground post-rock band, the Beans. The Beans were inspired by the long improvisational patterns and structures from Javanese Gamelan and […]