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We're excited to share our most favorite surface pattern designers on Instagram! Be sure to check back with us as we continue to add more creatives to this inspirational resource of talented artists.

Annie Riker

Surface Designer

Annie loves designing with bold, cheerful, vibrant colors while adding handmade textures to create dynamic and unique patterns. She loves working with gouache and linocut when she's designing.

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Michel Massih

Illustrator / Surface Designer

Michel is passionate about his profession, nature, and sports. The creative process of a product enchants this German designer.

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Catalina Estrada

Illustrator / Pattern Designer

Born in Colombia, Catalina Estrada grew up surrounded by a jungle full of birds, giant trees, and spectacular plants of all colors. That jungle became her muse. Now living in Barcelona (Spain), she fills her patterns with light, optimism, and thousands of colors.

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Alison Janssen

Surface Designer

Alison, who now lives in Southern California, does a fabulous job mixing up the classics with a bit of whimsical imperfection. We adore her color palettes! Before her move to SoCal, she was the Art Director at Hallmark Cards for 12 years.

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Carolina Mongelos


Paraguayan designer, Carolina Mongelos, creates floral surface patterns that are blooming with bright, vibrant colors.

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Linsey Kelly

Pattern & Print

After Linsey graduated with a master’s degree from Edinburgh College of Art, she worked as a textile designer for London’s leading studios. She loves bold colors and tiny details. 

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Owen Davey

Freelance Illustrator

Owen Davey is an award-winning illustrator from the UK specializing in contemporary imagery that uses traditional and cutting-edge digital techniques. Represented by @folioart

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Rosie Dore

Illustrator / Pattern Designer

Rosie is a designer from England who loves animals and nature. Her nature-based art often provides an escape into magical and far-away places.

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Juan Cantero


We love how Juan's style provides many creative and whimsical design inspiration ideas. He writes on his Instagram, "I believe in love, color, and magic." 

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We hope you enjoyed our favorites. Be sure to follow them on Instagram for more design inspiration ideas!