Category: Surface Pattern Design

New Pattern Collection: Cocinitas – Retro Kitchen Repeats

New Pattern Collection: Cocinitas – Retro Kitchen Repeats

Raise your hand if you grew up with kitchen appliances sporting colors such as almond, avocado, and mustard. You either loved that palette or gagged every time you reached for a Tab or Hi-C. Though I shudder to think how my refrigerator or dishwasher today […]

Product Mockups: Making Patterns Come Alive

Product Mockups: Making Patterns Come Alive

Surface Pattern Designers spend hours sketching, scanning, digitizing, assembling, recoloring, varying, and arranging motifs into patterns. These patterns often lend themselves to other patterns and become collections. These collections are (hopefully) sold to companies who use them on real products that real people like you […]

New Pattern Collection: Emma Woodhouse

New Pattern Collection: Emma Woodhouse

Arizona’s late summer mugginess presses on. The monsoon rains have come and gone, and we’re left with hot + dry to reign until fall knocks those two off the throne. Oh autumn, please come soon! In these sweltering few weeks since my boys started school, […]

New Pattern Design: Emma Woodhouse

New Pattern Design: Emma Woodhouse

Just after the new year, I signed up for Skillshare, a place to learn and hone creative techniques. Though I’ve been making and creating for nearly all my life, I felt my confidence had clouded. I was rusty. I had been wiping bottoms, noses, and […]