Sale alert - Time to snatch up Repper the amazing pattern-making app | Pitter Pattern

Hello lovely pattern lover. How is your end of the year going? Are you ready for Christmas? I’m definitely not! I’ve been running like a headless chicken the last few weeks (months?), getting my shop, Republic of Happy, ready for the festive season. Who would have thought that running a product-based business needed so much planning!

Black Friday is just around the corner, and even though I tend to avoid the noise of the whole thing, the are some deals you just can’t ignore. This is one of them. And if you like making patterns, you’re gonna love it too…

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A virtual surface design event you won't want to miss! | Pitter Pattern

UPDATE: Don’t worry if you didn’t manage to make it to the live event. All the recordings are now available for a bit of binge watching!

A quick one today because I don’t want you to miss this awesome surface design event! Spoonflower partnered with the Craft Industry Alliance to bring their first Surface Design Symposium. This event is happening online on the 5th of August, and it’s completely free to attend.

They’ve invited some very talented surface designers, industry leaders and artists for a full day dedicated to all-things surface design.

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10 of the best Domestika courses for surface pattern designers | Pitter Pattern

You’re gonna love today’s post. If you haven’t heard of Domestika, you’re in for an awesome surprise, because they have some of the best courses for surface pattern designers (and all other types of creatives).

If you’re anything like me and love watching how other designers do their magic, these classes will have you launching Illustrator and Photoshop in no time, and totally excited about the possibilities!

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Repper App 50% off sale | Pitter Pattern

It’s Friday night, and I really shouldn’t be sitting at my desk writing a post, but… this is such a freaking awesome offer that I had to share it with you before it goes away.

Repper is a web app for creating geometric patterns on the fly, and I can say from experience that it’s quite addictive! The possibilities are endless, and it’s such a source of inspiration, that I bet you’ll never feel stuck for pattern ideas ever again.

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Building a brand - My journey to the 'Republic of Happy' | Pitter Pattern

Today I’m doing a different kind of post. I’m going to give you a little peek into a project I’ve been working on in the last few months and which I’m very excited about! If you’ve ever thought about launching your own brand/shop you might want to read on…

At the end of last year, after years of dreaming but not doing anything about it, I finally decided to launch my own online shop selling beautiful products printed with my designs, and ‘Republic of Happy was born.

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