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Tartan Designer: help & advice
Admin User 23 Jun 2016

Please note that our Tartan Designer is currently available only on our older Scotweb site - click here to visit it. We intend soon to implement a new improved facility on CLAN, but we have no launch date yet....

Tartan design: expert service
Admin User 23 Jun 2016

Our expert design team is available to help you to create, or refine, your tartan design. We are happy to work with you in any way you need, whether this is providing a full-scale design from scratch, or simply checking your provisional designs for potential improvements....

Tartan Designer: design guidelines
Admin User 23 Jun 2016

A tartan, when woven, should of course be aesthetically pleasing. This introduces considerations such as colour balance, or complementarity of shading (i.e. avoiding clashes) and symmetry, balance, and proportionality....

Tartan Designer: inspirations
Admin User 23 Jun 2016

Tartan carries meaning far beyond most fabrics. Its design elements typically signify the interests or allegiance of the wearer (with the exception of what are often terms ‘fashion tartans’ that are chosen only for their use of colours that are in vogue at the time)....

Tartan Designer: features
Nick Fiddes 22 Jun 2016

Our online tartan design facility lets you design your own tartan (also known as a plaid). You can even modify existing ‘official’ tartans already registered with the Scottish Tartans Authority. This entire online facility is totally free to use....

Tartan Designer: start
Admin User 23 Jun 2016

There are several ways to start designing. You can: Start from scratch Modify an officiall...

Tartan Designer: saving designs
Admin User 23 Jun 2016

tYour designs will normally be saved automatically during your visit. (Your computer must have ‘cookies’ enabled for this feature to work.) However, if you begin a new design, your earlier work will be lost....

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