An equal parts illustration/animation/design trio based on Chicago and New York, formed by RISD alumni. Check out their website, it's pretty amazing.
For the few of us that love surface design, I give you Julia Rothman.
She has created patterns for AE Outfitters and a bunch others. Some samples are even for sale in her website!
Charming Wall is an online juried gallery that sells prints of young artists' work. You can browse their store or apply to sell your own prints.