Tag - Print On Demand

It’s Design Pool’s Third Birthday!

It's hard to believe it, but January marks Design Pool's third birthday! As we look back on the past three years we are feeling proud of all we have accomplished. Especially when we factor in the surprise wrench thrown into our plans (and everyone else's on the planet) back in March 2020. But, we've rolled with it. We adjusted where we had to, pivoted where we could, and learned to take things as they come and try to enjoy...

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How To Order a Sample Through Our Website

So . . . you've searched through our licensable library and found the perfect pattern for your project, now what? Now it's time to order a sample. It's easy to work with our partners to get a sample before you place an order. Keep in mind that Design Pool and our printers print on-demand and operate a non-inventory system. This means, that they aren't going to a sample room and cutting a sample off a roll for you. They're...

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How does a non-inventory system work?

At Design Pool, we talk a lot about how print-on-demand technology is changing the way interiors are designed. Also, how printing only what you need when you need it is a more sustainable means of manufacturing. One of the reasons this is true is because this type of manufacturing is a non-inventory system. To understand what makes this system so unique, let’s look back at how this system used to work. Traditionally, interior designers working on a project looked through...

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What’s New for the Holidays at Domanda Design?

In anticipation of holiday shopping, we have been busy adding new designs and products in our sister-shop, Domanda Design. Domanda is your place to find Design Pool patterns printed on-demand on home and lifestyle products. As we prepare for holidays at Domanda Design, we added a few NEW products to our offerings including two different types of journals, insulated bottles, and shower curtains. In addition, we are highlighting a few special collections, including our award-winning Cryptology Collection, to make...

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How to Search the Design Pool Library

We've been working to make our website even more user-friendly. If the thought of searching through over 600 designs seems daunting, don't worry. It has never been easier to search the Design Pool library and all 600+ patterns. It's easy to search the Design Pool library. When you visit the Licensable Designs Page of our website, you will see all of the designs in our library. The designs at the top are the ones most recently added to the library. If...

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Digital Textile Printing Conference • Durham, NC

Join Kristen at the Digital Textile Printing Conference in Durham, North Carolina, on December 8 – 9, 2021 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel. Kristen will be speaking about textile Print-on-Demand Design, Product, and Production Opportunities. on Wednesday, December 8, at 3:30 PM. Following her presentation, she will participate in the panel discussion: Designing for the Future. Other participants include Myrna Gutierrez, Rachel Crumbley, and Shoshana Burgett. Kristen last attended this show in 2019 in Dallas, Texas, and came...

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Special Thanks for Making Our NeoCon Booth!

October sure has been a bit of a whirlwind. We started it at NeoCon in Chicago and are winding down at the HCD Expo + Conference in Cleveland. With NeoCon behind us, we wanted to take a moment to send out a special note of thanks to our partners who helped us make the NeoCon Booth of our dreams. NeoCon was the first in-person event we participated in since Design Pool launched. As someone who attended for many years,...

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Classified, a Video Guide to the Collection

When designing the patterns in The Cryptology Collections, Kristen used a unique technique she developed exclusively for this collection. Her initial inspiration was to pay homage to the women codebreakers whose work went unrecognized in their lifetime. What better way to do this, than with codes. Kristen created a collection of patterns, each containing a secret coded message. In the case of Classified, the messages reference terminology used in the building and breaking of codes. Beginning with those coded...

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Classified, a Wallcovering Collection

This fall at NeoCon 2021, Design Pool is introducing The Cryptology Collection, a collection of twenty original pattern designs inspired by code, the hidden messages they communicate, and the women codebreakers of World War II. Designed by Kristen Dettoni, The Cryptology Collection is part of Design Pool’s digital library, the only pattern library created exclusively for interior designers and home to over 600 designs. The Cryptology Collection includes four smaller groupings designed for specific markets, including upholstery, wallcovering, flooring,...

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Top Secret, a Video About the Collection

When designing the patterns in The Cryptology Collections, Kristen used a unique technique she developed exclusively for this collection. Her initial inspiration was to pay homage to the women codebreakers whose work went unrecognized in their lifetime. What better way to do this, than with codes. Kristen created a collection of patterns, each containing a secret coded message. In the case of Top Secret, the messages reference five codebreaking women from WWII and their interesting histories. The work these...

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