The Surface Pattern Marketplace has been created as a global portal to bring emerging design talent  – into the limelight.

Our Surface Pattern Marketplace offers emerging design talent the freedom of expression to create inspirational designs  – to become trend setters of the future and the chance to exhibit their collections for the first time, gaining  valuable confidence and experience in this Industry whilst connecting and collaborating with buyers Worldwide.

The Surface Pattern Marketplace team offers a personal service to new student surface pattern, textile design, fashion and design graduates,  and by fostering and engaging with them, helping the new designers to grow.

We also have more experienced artists and designers on our marketplace, exhibiting their designs, whilst sharing and engaging their industry experience with the new emerging design talent.

Our designers –  Are sourced on flair, aptitude and  skill and each one brings something different to our marketplace,  Enabling a new take on design which we hope will delight you on an emotional level.

Currently our marketplace is run by Cat Murphy.

Cat has been in the Textile, Crafts, and Design business for many years, and has been known for selling her wonderful Hand Embellished Moroccan Baskets, She then moved on to making her own Bags and gifts by hand, making bespoke products and personalising them for customers. More recently in the last few years, Cat has been running her own online textile design business, as well as working Freelance.

Cat is in charge of Administration, The day to day running of the Marketplace.

There will be some in house designers working with us from time to time. To View the latest Designs click here.