Pattern designs by Bärbel Dressler
I have an extensive portfolio full of patterns & prints suitable for all kinds of surfaces, physical- and digital products. Here are some examples:
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Every year I take a week or so for planning out my next year so that I can focus on the right things and have a clear direction. By request I’m sharing my yearly planning steps in a - let’s call it a challenge. You are so welcome to follow along with me, step by step to flesh out your own yearly planning and make 2019 your best year. Here’s the first step.
See how I plan my business on a monthly basis by making a review of the passed month and then set new goals for the coming. It’s time for the September recap and October goals. And learn from my learnings and business set up.
The process of how I created Gemstone - the pattern design that now is a part of Svanefors Textil fall/winter-18 collection of home textiles - isn’t a straight path. It’s a story about the birth of three patterns at once. In this article you can follow the steps I had to take to get to the finish line.
Patterns aren’t just pretty and fun to look at, they have a depth and speaks to us on many levels. Here I share 5 ways how a pattern can boost your products and ramp up attention and sales for your business.
In the 18th century there were principles about what designs that were appropriate for specific products, but does those rules apply today? And can rules help us pattern designers in any way? In this article I try to figure out which products work well with the pattern design often called Toile de Jouy.
When coloring motifs in Illustrator I want them to still have a hand painted look to them, so for that I use a specific technique with multiple layers. Here I share the behind the scenes of that process and how I created this hand drawn, elaborate pattern design called Rose Garden.