Designing on the iPad with Naila Malik

Each month in the Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. Naila Malik is a British textile designer and lecturer and we are delighted to welcome her back for her second stint as a guest expert in the Lab (she was also our guest expert in February 2014 when she provided training on creative sketchbooks.) You can read more about Naila in our interviews here and here. Below you will find a short excerpt from Naila’s training on designing on the iPad, including some of her favorite apps for sketching and creating mood boards. Join us today in the Textile Design Lab to access the full tutorial!

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Become a member of the Textile Design Lab for an in-depth look at how Naila creates artwork and mood boards for her textile designs on the iPad. Membership is just $49/month and comes with a variety of e-courses, a private forum, weekly live artwork critiques, guest expert tutorials, fun design challenges and lots more exciting and helpful content to get your textile design career off the ground. Visit to learn more!

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