Decorative Design

Setting up an online shop

Posted in Professional by The Department of Illustration on February 4, 2011

advice from royal mail here

set up a paypal account here

website/shop construction

big cartel here

etsy here

folksy here

remote manufacture

laser cutting here

vinyl cutting here

digital fabric printing (spoonflower) here

book printing at lulu and blurb

artists that sell online

rob ryan

cornelia o donovan

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the new english

Posted in Uncategorized by The Department of Illustration on November 27, 2010

decorative ceramics

http://www.the-new-english.com/

Fashion and Textiles Museum, London

Posted in Resources, Textiles, trips by The Department of Illustration on April 11, 2010

http://www.ftmlondon.org/

Founded by Zandra Rhodes, and based in Bermondsey Street just below London Bridge Station, this place looks great. It has a rolling exhibition programme and organises short courses and demonstrations too. Nearby is the Design Museum too.

True Up

Posted in Inspiration, Resources by The Department of Illustration on March 15, 2010

True Up is a blog devoted to fabric.

Neville Trickett

Posted in Inspiration by The Department of Illustration on March 15, 2010

has wonderful sets on flickr- this one is of images of insects

shops

Posted in Uncategorized by The Department of Illustration on March 15, 2010

colette (Paris) http://www.colette.fr/

Vincon (Barcelona) http://www.vincon.com/

Dover Street Market (london) http://www.doverstreetmarket.com/

Japanese Prints

Posted in Inspiration by The Department of Illustration on March 15, 2010

http://www.japaneseprints.net/

Japanese sensibility to nature and the seasons finds expression in the textile designs of traditional clothes, often worn at particular times of year.

Margaret Kilgallen

Posted in Illustrators, Inspiration by The Department of Illustration on March 15, 2010

referencing folk typography and working on a large scale, Kilgallen brought a street art mentality to her work in galleries, and assembled imagery in a collage-like decorative way.

Olaf Hajek

Posted in Uncategorized by The Department of Illustration on March 15, 2010

Spoonflower

Posted in Resources by The Department of Illustration on March 15, 2010

flickr pool

http://www.spoonflower.com

custom, print on demand fabrics in a variety of weights and finishes, very easy to upload imagery and a good way to publicise your work.