Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as Affinity Designer and Photo, allow you to create patterns that you can use and reuse as backgrounds, desktop or real-world wallpaper, etc. They all require you to start from a vector or bitmap image such as a drawing or photograph and then work out how to make it seamlessly repeating. That’s not too easy, to say the least, but Patternodes has found a simpler, more user-friendly way to do it.
Palette, a smal Australian company of enthusiasts, develops the Cube Portable Color Digitizer, a small, white cube-shaped scanner that stores up to 20 colours in its internal memory and helps designers and artists find matching colours. A smartphone/tablet app and/or macOS/Windows desktop app complete the offering.
EFI Reggiani textile presses have been designed for fashion, home textile, automotive as well as outdoor with a product range suitable for small business and complete industrial plants. The presses used to be known under the name “ReNOIR”. They are really a complete platform. They are now known as EFI Reggiani One and still are the benchmark for this sector of the industry.