Designing Textiles for High-End Interiors with Caroline Cecil

Each month in the Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. For the month of October our guest expert is Caroline Cecil, the CEO and founder of San Francisco-based Caroline Cecil Textiles. You can read more about Caroline in our recent interview here which includes a lovely behind-the-scenes video! Today we are offering a brief excerpt from Caroline’s Textile Design Lab training on designing textiles for the high-end interiors market. Please enjoy and join us today in the Textile Design Lab to access the training in its entirety*Photos in this tutorial by Michael Hindman Photography and Marissa Rocke*

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Become a member of the Textile Design Lab to access the rest of this tutorial, which includes Caroline’s pointers on mood boards, art development, colorways, spec sheets and more. TDL membership is just $49/month and in addition to our monthly guest expert tutorials you also will receive access to our private forum, nine different e-courses, 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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