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do you know your niche, surface pattern designers

Do you know your niche?

I once heard, ‘Niche is a bitch’. It’s funny—and so true! Finding your niche is a challenging, ever-developing process, but it is one of the essential pieces of the puzzle in building your design business. And freelancers, this means you too! You are your business. I have seen all too often in our field artists who want to…

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A bit about me. . .

I started White Buffalo Studio in 2012 as a side hustle. I took care of my freelance clients during the day and built my business at night. It was critical, heartfelt work. Making prints, finding clients, attending my first trade show, sales, social media you name it. Early on, I briefly took on a partner…

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ss20 runway print trends snakeskin

Market Trend: Snakeskin

Snakeskin has been trending both on and off the runway for nearly a year now. This is a great example of the way classic prints and skins can turn up again and again. A really beautiful way to add value to your online collection or print offerings is to choose a simple classic print that…

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