Artlandia Glossary!

www.Artlandia.com/wonderland/glossary is an excellent online resource where many terms are defined and illustrated! It is really well done and a helpful tool for the learning designer. Check it out! Also, another tool is Arlandia’s SymmertryMill and it is found on Arlandia.com as well. Here you can create repeating patterns from images which can be a …

Trade Shows for surface+pattern design

USA BASED TRADE SHOW/FAIR: BluePrint Surface Design+Print Show (www.BluePrintShows.blogpost.com). Licensing Expo (www.LicensingExpo.com) – Las Vegas. National Stationery Show (www.NationalStationeryShow.com) – NYC PrintSource (www.3axid.org/printsource) Surtex (www.Surtex.com) – NYC INTERNATIONAL BASED TRADE SHOW/FAIR: Evolution Fair (www.EvolutionFair.com) – Amsterdam, The Netherlands Heimtextil Fair (www.Heimtextil.messefrankfurt.com) – Frankfurt, Germany Home Show (www.home-london.net) – London, UK Spring Fair (www.SpringFair.com) – Birmingham, …

Print on demand Sites!

Print-on-demand sites and services are sites where your printing is done in smaller quantities based on the order placed. These are mainly based on customer needs, unlike Publishing houses and Garment companies which print things such as books or apparel in bulk. On these Print-on-demand sites you can print on; home decor, clothes, mugs, bags, …

Copyright your patterns today!

An integral part of textile design is getting your artworks under copyrights. A copyright protects original works of authorship. If you want to copyright your artworks and surface patterns, go to Copyright.gov and register your works today!