Printsource New York's Educational Partner

Make it in Design is the world's leading online school for textile, print and surface pattern design.

  • The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design - 4 acclaimed career-boosting online courses for anyone who's ever dreamt of seeing their designs on apparel, stationery, home furnishings, fabric, wallpaper etc. The course takes you from sketch to pattern design to product in three modules. For those looking to build and refine their portfolio of work quickly and get the fast-track to trade show success, The Ultimate Portfolio Builder delivered in association with Printsource is the one for you!
  • MOYO Magazine – the world’s first online magazine dedicated to surface pattern design. Get FREE inspiration and advice, read interviews with successful designers and enter design competitions.
  • Summer & Winter School - fantastic global online design events giving you the opportunity to build your portfolio, connect with a global design community and win prizes, via three tracks - Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.
  • A whole host of useful tools and resources to help build your surface pattern design career including a handy e-newsletter for all the latest goings on!

The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design is the definitive guide to becoming a surface pattern designer. Each of the four modules offer a rich combination of design inspiration, practical advice, demonstrations, creative exercises, resources and interviews with leading industry practitioners.

This popular surface pattern design course has helped establish the careers of many new and exciting designers. Students have gone on to launch their own design studios and product lines, win national awards, be featured in design books and on leading blogs and have been signed for exciting licensing deals. Read a handful of success stories here.

Make it in Design is a collaboration between internationally-acclaimed surface pattern designer Rachael Taylor and award-winning entrepreneur Beth Kempton, founder of Do What You Love.