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Today Patternbank are featuring the work of print designer Michele Tozzi in our ongoing series highlighting our great designers here on the Patternbank Textile Print Design Studio. Michele has been a designer here at Patternbank for over a year, and his previous technical career is highlighted in his approach to design.  His extensive selection of graphic and textural designs are particularly ideal for activewear and swimwear. Michele’s work was selected to be featured at Munich Fabric Start in 2015 and his designs also caught the eye of Beyonce!  Check out more of Michele’s work here on her Patternbank Studio profile page.

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Calling all designers, textile designers, print designers, surface pattern designers, artists and illustrators. Join thousands of designers at the world’s leading online textile design studio for print, pattern and trend forecasting. Join the Patternbank Studio and sell your work online now.

Choose whether you’d like to sell your designs with an exclusive or non-exclusive license and get your designs in front of thousands of worldwide buyers. You’ll also get our bi-monthly inspirational trend driven designer newsletter, big discounts on our indispensable trend reports and instant payment of funds when your design is sold.

Click Join Now on the Patternbank Online Textile Design Studio, from the email you receive click Become a Seller and upload a few designs for us to review. Once you’ve been OK’d, head over to your profile page, start uploading and selling and making money.

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This incredible collaboration between Kenzo & H&M has been revealed with an amazing look book. The collection is a pattern explosion with multicolour animal prints, folk influences, bold patterns and much more. The final collection will be available in H&M stores at the start of November. We absolutely love it, go check out the full look book over at Vogue.

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The London-based, Finnish, artisanal design and lifestyle brand Klaus Haapaniemi was founded by Klaus Haapaniemi and Mia Wallenius 2010. Their design approach is influenced by nature, Finnish folklore and traditional decorative arts with a modern twist. The inspiration for their prints comes from a rich selection of cultural references: the worlds of art, ballet, music and storytelling. Klaus Haapaniemi produces a luxurious home collection focusing on hand printed textiles, cushions, woven throws and hand made rugs. The expanding accessories collection carries permanent, timeless silk scarves, silk pajamas and dressing gowns. Check out their website or visit their Shoreditch store.

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Our new upgraded online textile print design studio went live a few weeks ago and our buyers and designers are loving the new format, you can find more info on all the new features here. Our team assess each design that gets submitted to the Studio, the ones that really shine get put in our Editor’s Picks – here are 12 highlights for October.

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Categories: Womenswear, Floral, Interiors/Home, Kidswear, Activewear, Nature


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Patternbank is the world’s leading online design studio with the largest collection of textiles designers all under one roof. With our new site upgrade we are reacting, innovating and evolving to the ever changing design industry. We are looking to the future. Patternbank is changing the way the design industry shops for textiles designs and surface patterns.

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Check out all the new features that we’ve rolled out today…

NEW SEAMLESS DESIGNS

We’ve created an all new design preview engine that automatically puts designs in repeat.

NEW VISUALIZATION TEMPLATES

We have introduced a larger selection of new products that you can visualise the patterns on. Our new templates include: a new dress, leggings, wallpaper, a trainer, kids t-shirt, backpack, book, iPhone cover & a men’s shirt. These new product templates enable you to see the design realistically on certain products helping you get a true feel for how the design will look. Our designers are able to choose 5 masks from a selection of 12 brand new ones so they are able to show off their design like never before.

SCALE AND ZOOM FEATURE

You can now position and scale the designs giving you the ability to view a design in large scale or small ditsy. We also have a unique zoom feature that enables buyers to see designs up close to view the detail of the design.

EDITABLE FILES & EXTRA DESIGN ASSETS

Our designers are now able to upload optional design files including colourways, Pantone colours, original drawing, photographs – anything goes. Again, giving you more value from your purchases.

LICENSE UPDATE

We have added new license features so you to get more from the Patternbank design collection. Our ‘Stock Non-Exclusive License’ has been renamed ‘Standard Non-Exclusive License’, our ‘Premium Exclusive License’ remains unchanged. Newly uploaded Standard License designs can now be purchased with a layered PSD (for bitmap designs) or vector AI/EPS (for vector designs) via Extended License Options. Allowing buyers to use the design for commercial product for resale. Our basic Standard license allows noncommercial use of designs. We’ve also improved our licensing page so if you have any queries please take a look here. If you have any feedback or questions please email studio@patternbank.com

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If you can’t make it to Premiere Vision in Paris this year, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Enter discount code PV0916 at our Online Textile Design Studio to receive a 10% discount. Valid September 13–15 2016.

The future of buying and selling textile designs is online so we’re showing our latest exclusive collection online. Come on over to our virtual stand to browse more than 25,000 designs and buy the finest on-trend, exclusive hand picked designs from the Patternbank Online Textile Design Studio. Our designs are painstakingly categorised, tagged and sorted into seasonal trend themes to save you time and money.

Patternbank will not not be exhibiting at Premiere Vision in Paris on 13–15 September 2016, but our trend team will be there taking in what’s hot and new in preparation for our popular Premiere Vision Trend Report which will be available to buy shortly after the show.

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Patternbank are the loving the simple but bold work of Tokyo based  Australian artist Karan Singh. While he studied interaction design, the self-taught artist has focused on visual arts and illustration for the past nine years, drawing inspiration from graphic design sensibilities and op-art minimalism. His bold and vibrant work is a playful interpretation of minimalism particularly focusing on depth and dimension through pattern and repetition.  His professional career has seen him based in a number of cities including New York, Malmö, Sydney, Melbourne and now Tokyo over a variety of disciplines ranging from art for IBM, animations for the band OK Go, textiles for Heineken and a typeface for The Designers Foundry. Check out more of Karan’s work at his debut solo exhibition Potluck or head over to his website.

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Our Summer Sale is live with a 15% saving on everything on our site which includes all Designs and Trend Reports. This includes all Stock Designs and Premium Designs so if you’ve been thinking of purchasing prints for your up and coming collection or buying a report for inspiration then now is the time to buy. The offer runs all week from Monday 8th August to Sunday 14th August 2016 – just enter the code SUMMER16 at checkout to receive 15% OFF.

HEAD OVER TO PATTERNBANK > USE DISCOUNT CODE: SUMMER16

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Today Patternbank are featuring the work of print designer Dunya Atay in our ongoing series highlighting our fantastic designers here on the Patternbank Textile Print Design Studio. Dunya has been a designer here at Patternbank from the start, her designs range from hand drawn florals and foliage to textures and photo based patterns and she has designed for companies such as ASOS, River Island and Jack & Jones.  Check out more of Dunya’s work here on her Patternbank Studio profile page.

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Patternbank are excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Make It In Design. Our Spring/Summer 2017 trends are being used to fuel the Make It In Design’s creative briefs within the Summer pattern course. The Summer School is a great online course to build and elevate your print & pattern skills if you are new to the industry or just need a creative lift over the Summer season.

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If you’re a textile print design studio, we’re guessing you’ve seen the way things are moving online and this is set to increase rapidly over the next few years. Why not join Patternbank and start selling your work online. There are many benefits which include:

  • Receive 60% of all sales made instantly via PayPal

  • Access to the thousands of worldwide buyers that visit Patternbank

  • Choose between Exclusive and Non-Exclusive Licenses

  • Save on printing lots of expensive and wasteful fabric samples

  • Free monthly trend newsletter written by our trend team

  • Appear in Studio highlight feature posts & Seasonal trend reports

Claim your free profile page now
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Patternbank brings you a snapshot of the key prints seen at the recent  New Designers Graduate show, which is celebrating it’s 31st year.

The Patternbank team once again had the privilege of experiencing this years emerging talent at the New Designers Graduate show. Taking place over two weeks at London’s Business Design Centre, with eight distinct design zones and two prestigious Awards Evenings, New Designers is the UK’s most important graduate design exhibition, full of innovation and fresh thinking. Part 1 of the graduate show focused on Textiles and surface pattern design courses and was the ultimate event to spot the next wave of creative talent to hit the industry. More →

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Patternbank are excited to take over Arts Thread‘s Instagram account today, Monday 27th July. Head over to their Instagram account now to be inspired by the next generation of UK design graduates about to enter the creative industry.  The Instagram take over is just ahead of the annual graduate showcase show New Designers, Part one: the textiles & jewellery installment starts this week. Patternbank are also taking over the New Designers instagram account on Saturday the 2nd, more info about that below.

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Today Patternbank are featuring the work of print designer Tatyana Anisimova in our ongoing series highlighting our fantastic designers here on the Patternbank Textile Print Design Studio. Tatyana is one of our newest designers here at Patternbank, her intricately patterned vector designs range, from rich Indian paisleys to traditional folk prints.  Check out more of Tatyana’s work here on her Patternbank Studio profile page.

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Patternbank are loving the beautiful stylish illustrations of Ayumi Takahashi. Born in China, raised in Japan, Ayumi graduated from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, United States and who also studied graphic design at Central Saint Martins. Currently living in Portland working in the field of painting, drawing, digital, printmaking, textile design and graphic design. See more of her amazing work here ayumitakahashi.com

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The Patternbank team were lucky enough to get our hands on tickets to Wednesday nights Gala Awards Show at this years London Graduate Fashion Week. This year celebrating an amazing 25th year of showcasing the exciting new fashion generation of designers. Christopher Bailey, Vivienne Westwood, Holly Fulton and Julien MacDonald were amongst the crowd celebrating the last days gala awards show. Here’s our round up of the prints that featured in the final selection of graduates.(image above Chloe Jackson, Nottingham Trent University – Winner of the N Brown Textile Award)

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