The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design

Make it in Design is the home of all you need for a successful career in surface pattern design



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.


Kaleidoscope: a lovely blog which ‘explores the many facets of design’


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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