How To Tile Print Your Large Artwork in Illustrator

Sometimes we have artwork we need to print and review that’s just too big to show on a normal tabloid sized paper. In a pinch, it’s also way cheaper to first tile-print something for review from a normal printer, and then get your fancy large-bed print later.

Adobe vs Kaledo vs Ned Graphics vs Etc. : The Great Technical Debate & Showdown in Textile Software

“If you want to do the job correctly, you have to have the right tools,” was a mantra of my grandfather, who was a jewelry designer and gemologist for close to 50 years of his life. I’ve always taken this to heart in my own design practice, as I 100% believe a g…

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How to harness your vanity and record yourself doing pattern work with quicktime. For cool OSX users.

A question has recently come up at work about how better to capture the work that we do. I’m a designer at an agency where we are constantly trying to find new was of sharing work on our instagram or twitter. Since I find a good use of my leisure time (it’s not) is wr…

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