Rachelle, surface pattern designer and design educator from 'Pattern And Design'
Rachelle is a surface pattern and textile designer with over a decade of experience in the field. She’s designed for companies big and small and her work can be found on a wide range of categories including homeware, apparel, stationary and accessories. Rachelle is a passionate teacher, both in-person and online.
It’s important not to get too attached to your work.
Rachelle chats to us about:
How she found her way to surface pattern design
What business aspects she finds most challenging
How she identifies the topics to cover in her online courses
The options you can consider to get started in the industry
Why your portfolio is important
Being adaptable vs. retaining your style
Characteristics of a good pattern vs. bad pattern
The value of researching for an agent
How the client’s industry influences your design
Using competitions to increase your exposure
Importance of not being too attached to your work
You can find Rachelle and her courses at:
Website: Pattern And Design