Advice for Designers

Jennifer Nelson Artists - Helping more than just her own artists, Jennifer offers a variety of ways to move your design business forward, including a helpful newsletter, Facebook group and one to one consultations.

Dari Design - These sisters and design duo have a wonderful blog and newsletter full of tips and insights.

Jeanetta Gonzales -  Jeanetta has recently launched Creativity Coaching and it looks like it will be the answer to many a designer's prayers. If you need a get out of a creative rut or move past feeling stuck, this one is for you. 

Inspiration

Print and Pattern Blog

Uppercase Magazine

They Draw & Cook

 

Great Books

 

Lettering & Typography

Creative Lettering by Jenny Doh

Creative Lettering and Beyond

Hand Job: A Catalog of Type

Little Book of Lettering by Emily Gregory

Draw Your Own Fonts: 30 Alphabets to Scribble, Sketch and Make Your Own
by Tony Seddo

Drawing Type: An Introduction to Illustrating Letterforms by Alex Fowkes

 

PATTERNS

In Patterns by Marimekko

Print & Pattern: Geometric by Bowie Style

Color + Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises for Exploring Pattern Design Flexibound
by Khristian Howell

The Crafter's guide to Patterns by Jessica Swift