About Us /

Creative Marketplace

The surface pattern marketplace is the new go-to creative marketplace for digital prints, surface patterns, and textile designs. Browse royalty-free original prints, exclusively licensed designs from a growing collection of emerging designers, Artists, Illustrators, and experienced textile designers. All designs are created by hand and are finished in ready to print format. We take pride in delivering great customer service and are on hand to discuss any queries you might have prior to joining or purchasing through us.

Freedom of Expression

You will discover an eclectic mix of global designers, from emerging design talent to award winning designers, but they all have one thing in common a passion and love for great design. On this marketplace, we encourage the designers to have the freedom of expression to create in their own style.

Personal Service

The Surface Pattern Marketplace team are on hand to offer a personal service to new surface pattern, textile design, design graduates, by fostering and engaging with them, helping the designers grow. We also have experienced designers, who exhibit their designs, whilst sharing advice and mentoring to the new emerging design talent.

Flair Aptitude & Skill

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

Who we are /

The Marketplace is run by Cat Murphy.

As Creative Director at Surface Pattern Marketplace, Cat enjoys helping emerging talented designers grow, by mentoring and helping them get their first collections online so they can exhibit them to future clients throughout the world. With a growing number of designers, She has built a robust community marketplace and orchestrated a total solution package for clients – (B2B) and (B2C).

For the past few years, Cat has been working as a freelance surface pattern designer, creating patterns for clients all over the world. She specializes in creating surface patterns for home interiors, soft furnishings, wallpaper, and fabric.

Cat is a self-taught all-around artist, screen printer and surface pattern designer,  she learned the art of surface design through the textile design lab, which she highly recommends for anyone wishing to learn surface and textile design.

Previously, Cat has been running her own company, designing her own fabrics, screen printing and handcrafting wood and other bespoke interior gifts for clients around the world. Cat studied art at school and gained distinctions in art and design at college a long long time ago! More recently gained a diploma in Business and Marketing.

Contact Cathy:

We would love to collaborate with you, If you are interested in working with the surface pattern marketplace, have a question, or want to give us some feedback or simply just want to introduce yourself and have a chat, please don’t hesitate to contact her.