A New Design Challenge for January: "Meander" - Pattern Observer
Our Chelsea’s Challenge for January in the Textile Design Lab is “Meander,” a theme inspired by very sinuous, winding line work. By including flowers and motifs from nature, this theme can be interpreted in a very Art Nouveau-inspired way, or it could just be lines and more of an abstract pattern. Further details and three inspiring moodboards are available to Lab members. When you participate in our monthly design challenge you can post your work for feedback on our private forum, and…
Announcing the Swedish Folk Art Design Challenge Winners
Swedish Folk Art Design Challenge Winners - Wouldn’t you just love a bouquet of flowers inspired by the winning design, Swedish Folk Artby Esther Nariyoshi, AKA enariyoshi. A round of applause is in order for our first-time challenge winner! She’ll be receiving a $200 Spoonflower credit for her beautiful work. #swedishfolkart #swedish #folkart #art #design #designer #surfacedesign #designchallenge #create #contest #designcontest
Hidden Treasures of Creativity | Adobe
Learn how to get digitized fonts that were hidden for nearly 100 years in sketches & unpublished letter fragments from the legendary Bauhaus school of design.
Design-A-Throw Contest |Design-A-Throw Competition is a nationwide pattern design competition open to college and university students enrolled in a graphic design, fashion, interior design, textile or any other related field.
PRINT & PATTERN BOOK - call for entries
Just a reminder I am looking for designers to feature in the new book 'Print & Pattern Nature' in case you missed it. I would love to hear from P&P readers who would like their flora and fauna designs to be included. You may wish to create new work or perhaps you will have something suitable in your portfolio already. Remember all copyright stays with you so if you do decide to create any special works for the book you can still offer them in your portfolio to clients. These are the kinds of…
The 2015 Theme: Botanical Sketchbook
The 2015 Fabric8 Contest theme is Botanical Sketchbook. Grab your sketchbook and take some time to stop and smell--and draw--the flowers! In this year’s Fabric8 Contest, Spoonflower and Moda Fabrics are seeking designs reminiscent of those found in a botanical sketchbook. Whether you celebrate the lush botanicals of the tropical forest of your dream vacation or the dandelions peeking through your sidewalk, show us a page from your book with your entry in this year’s Fabric8 Contest! For more…