The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design

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MOYO Magazine

Our very own magazine, MOYO is the world’s first online magazine dedicated to the exciting world of surface pattern design. It is packed with interviews, expert advice, design briefs and other inspiring features including a regular trend view, and is completely FREE! Get your copy here.


Mudpie is a great international trend forecasting, design & fashion services collective. They have over eighteen years industry experience and run a great sister site called MPD Click which features a free resource area for students and a fabulous free online trend journal. They also provide trend, graphic, print, pattern and colour forecasting books used by many professionals every season for inspirational and practical garment and accessory styles, prints, and graphics. Mud Pie also provides colour consultancy services.

Trend Bible

Trend Bible forecasts future trends and predicts consumer behaviour to help retailers and brands build commercially successful product ranges. Trend Bible run a great design blog and they regular post free snippets from their forthcoming trend books too. It’s a great resource as they share lots of their own resources and findings with their readers.


Patternity: ‘Seeing pattern everywhere’ – this website is a treasure trove of pattern insight and research, with hundreds of gorgeous images to inspire you.

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