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The Patternbank team recently exhibited at the New York instalment of Première Vision at Pier 94 on the 19th/20th January. It was a great show with all the studios and fabric manufactures ready for the new Spring/Summer 2017 season. Whilst we were there we took the opportunity of visiting the trend forum areas.

Below is our quick recap of the key print trends that the Premiere Vision Fashion teams have highlighted for Spring/Summer 2017.

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Cactus plays / Dark grounds / Large ferns / Green lace effects / Coral looks / Overlaid Effects

Image credits:  Herthelabel, Deirdra Elizabeth Govan, Marijke Groeneveld, John Buck, Theo Westenberger


 

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Bright tropicals / Tight intense pattern / Yellow grounds / Lush saturation / Darker Grounds

Image credits: Etro, Oasis, PD Paradise by Charlotte Prinsen , Stella Jean, Foliage Exotic by Camila Coelho


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Large scale floral plays / Flat colour / Abstracted by stripes / Felt tip marks / Blues, Purple & Pale yellow

Image credits: Print & Pattern Blogspot, Floral Dreams by Michele Tozzi, Found on Pinterest, Stylized Lillies by Eleny V Eksterman


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We’re kicking off 2016 with a bang, we’re exhibiting at Printsource New York on 12–13 Jan 2016 and Premiere Vision New York on 19–20 Jan 2016 so if you’re planning on coming to either show be sure to come over to Stand A18 at Printsource and Stand H19 at Premiere Vision. If you’d like to arrange an appointment to see the new collection at either show please contact studio@patternbank.com.

Can’t make the New York shows – Don’t worry :- The Patternbank team are also available to visit customers whilst we are in the New York area from 12th until 20th January. To take advantage of our trends & print sales team book an appointment to view our latest print collection  & trend forecast info – contact neil@patternbank.com

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The Future Cafe Spring/Summer 2017 Seminar Schedule

With The Future Cafe, Printsource New York provides a comprehensive overview of each season’s color direction and main trends. The seminars are offered to fashion designers and merchandisers, product developers, design directors and merchandise managers in all consumer product industries.

As well as exhibiting, Neil Elliott, our Senior Trend Editor is talking at both trend seminars covering:

Spring/Summer 2017 print trends – Tues  12th 11:30am

Join Patternbank as we present our S/S17 print vision, delivering the key print trends for the Spring/Summer season, from creative inspiration, overarching macro print trends and specific print direction. Patternbank aims to inspire and inform you on the key print trends emerging for SS17.

Key Print & Colour SS16 runway trends Edit – Weds 13th 11:30am

Join Patternbank as we present our runway print trend edit. This presentation delivers key print & colour analysis of the SS16 runway collections from New York, London, Paris and Milan. Providing you with an essential guide to the SS16 runway season and the strongest print trends driving next season’s developments.

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Our festive Christmas event is live with a 20% 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.

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Patternbank have been feeling the Christmas vibe and have been checking out the latest styles on the high street for christmas this year. We have put together some key looks spotted in the shops and of course online from simple modern geo patterns, bright neon pops of colour, fun imagery, we love the space theme very current with our own astronaut up in space right now and beautiful crafted looks, the choice is yours. Happy Christmas dressing!

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Different Tree Wrap – John Lewis, Eldan Christmas Tree Decs – Habitat, Geo Reindeer – Cox and Cox, Borba Christmas Tree Decs – Habitat, Boutique Iron Gem Geo Drop – John Lewis, Fir Tree Card – Luna & Curious, DIY Washy Tape Gift Wrap – almostmakesperfect.com, Hanging Paper Fan – Selfridges, Noel Placemats – Habitat


 

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Dinara Mirtalipova, Christmas Napkin Set – Coral & Tusk, Kraft Lace Tree Charity Christmas Cards – Habitat, Wooden Reindeer Tags – Meri Meri, Rico Christmas Cross Stitch Stamp – John Lewis, Paper Christmas Tree, Heaven Sends – Selfridges, Reindeer Gift Bag – Meri Meri


 

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Beaded UFO – Conran Shop, Man on the Moon Gift Wrap – John Lewis, Glittery Blue and Silver Bauble – Conran Shop, Robot Snowman – Conran Shop, Starbust LED Window Light – John Lewis, Paper Planet Decoration – Conran Shop

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Patternbank are proud to announce our first VIP Trend event at Soho House, London. This free day will inspire and inform you on key print trends emerging for Spring/Summer 2017

TRENDS ROOM [10:30am(SOLD OUT) & 2:30pm(SOLD OUT) Trend sessions available]

SS17 – Print trend preview:  Neil Elliott, Trends Editor – Patternbank
SS17 – Colour & macro trends overview:  Jane Kellock – Unique Style Platform
SS16 – Catwalk print trend edit: Neil Elliott, Trends Editor – Patternbank

PRINT STUDIO ROOM [All day studio viewings]

We’ve partnered with some of London’s leading print studios who will be previewing a selection of their recent print collections. Purchase prints for your new collections and be informed of which print trends are hitting next season.Patternbank-SS17-Event-Studios

Whiston & Wright / Camila Frances Prints / Ink Design Studios / Cake Studios


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ABSTRACT FLOWER BY BOZHIDAR SVILENOV / BAMBOO LEAVES BY SONAL KUMAR / BRUSH & FLOWER BY LUIZ LONDRES / JAPANESE BIRDS BY PRINTMUSE

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ORNAMENTAL BIRDS BY MELANIE GOW / BAMBOO BLUE BY SONYA ROMEO / DRAGON & KOI BY ADRIANNA THOMAS / PRINT DESIGN 86 BY LATHA MATHEW

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Image credits: Alexa Chung, Valentino Resort SS16 Vogue, Kawabata Gyokusho, Japanese Chiyogami Paper, Vivienne Tam A/W 15/16 Style.com, Kenzo SS15, Hyakka Ryoran, Florence Broadhurst

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Patternbank and The London Textile Fair recently teamed up at London’s the biggest textile event at the Business Design Centre in Islington. The fair was a huge success and reached capacity, with 370 exhibitors taking part at this seasons event. TLTF was once again split into three industry sections(Textiles, Print Studios, Accessories & Trim) making it incredibly easy for buyers to meet and view exhibitors new seasons collections.

Once again Patternbank were pleased to partner with the fair to curate and build the inspirational trend forum areas for Autumn/Winter 16/17. Here we focused on four over arching macro trends for the mills to channel their fabrics through – Atmospheric Form / Gothic History / Crafted Texture / Electric.

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Illustrator Simón Prades has an eye for detail and a fantastic imagination allowing him to explore ideas of nature, memory and dreams. His favourite mediums are ink, pencil and watercolour, where in detail he draws using limited colour bringing his often surreal depictions to life. Prades lives and works in Germany, some of his clients include The Guardian, The New York Times, Nike and Ubisoft. See more of his beautiful drawings on Behance.

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Patternbank are excited to announce the we’ve partnered with 3M ScotchBlue Painter’s Tape to create 5 inspirational trends for this 2016 Pattern Forecast report.

The report can be downloaded from the ScotchBlue website and along with the helpful tutorials and videos enables anyone to easily create stunning patterns in and around your home and office.

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From tabby cats and wood grain to crosswalks and ladder rungs, stripes are all around you. Their simple structure makes them a classic pattern that’s been used for thousands of years – but it also means that they’re a vital part of modern design vocabulary. Lately, there’s been a resurgence of stripes with a bold, modern twist. Our Striking Linework pattern reflects that trend, and incorporates sharp angles that personalize the simple stripe and give it power. A fractured, abstract look also helps dimensionalize stripes to add depth and form to any surface.

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Mod Optic

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3D geometric designs might seem relatively new, but you can find them in unexpected places – like woven baskets, latticework, and marble floors – that have existed for centuries. More recently, well-known artists like M.C. Escher have also drawn on these strong mathematical shapes and forms to define what’s known as “optical art.” Building on these traditions, bold geometric designs are now making their way back into the market with subtle twists in scale and color. Our Mod Optic pattern draws on these strong three-dimensional patterns for a clean, modern style that communicates sophistication and audacity.

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The Patternbank Studio is 1 year old this week and as a thank you to all our amazing designers and buyers we’re offering 10% off everything in the Studio, this includes Stock and Premium designs and our influential Trend Reports – hurry though as the code is only valid until Friday 3rd April 2015, just enter the discount code STUDIO1 at checkout.

 

What an amazing year it’s been, we’ve had more than 12,000 designs uploaded to the site by more than 600 designers from all corners of the globe. Our mission is to become the largest online marketplace to buy and sell original textile print designs and with the success of the first year we believe we’re well on the way to achieving that. Thanks again to all our incredible designers and buyers, we couldn’t have done it without you.

 

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Patternbank Premium is our private members-only area containing exclusive hand-picked directional and on-trend designs from the largest collection of designers in the world. Unlike the Stock non-exclusive part of the site where designs can be bought multiple times, Patternbank Premium designs come with an exclusive license. They can be used for worldwide unlimited print production, are in repeat (where applicable) and available as a layered PSD or AI file which gives you the ability to modify further. Apply for access here.

 

 

All of the above designs can be purchased exclusively from the Patternbank Studio:

Feathers and Flowers by Elmira Amirova

Seamless Pattern Blue Golden Flowers Textile by Patruschka Hetterschij

Indigo Times by Calavera Sur (Premium access required)

Tropical by Bluejass

Gradient Tile by Camila Herreira

 

After last month’s biggest European textile trade fair Premiere Vision, we thought it would be useful to report back on some of the key print trends buyers were keen to view. Patternbank’s first outing to Premiere Vision Designs was a great chance for the team to talk to buyers about their upcoming collections and seasonal developments. Watch out for our full PV print trend report that will be live later this month.

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INDIGO DENIM PRINTS – PAISLEY PATTERN – JAPANESE MOTIFS – BANDANA STYLE – MONOCHROMATIC BLUES – INDIGO PAINTED – BORDERS – SEPARATED PAISLEY ELEMENTS

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CLEAN CUT OUT MOTIFS – 1950’S PRINT LOOKS – GRAPHIC FLORAL OVERLAYS – BOLD COLOUR PALETTE – LAYERED STYLISED FLOWERS – FLAT COLOUR WITH OVER PRINTED DETAIL

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AUTHENTIC TILE PATTERNS – IRREGULAR LAYOUTS – GEOMETRIC AND FLORAL MIXES – DELFTWARE – HAND DRAWN STYLE – BROKEN MOSAICS – PRETTY FLOWERS – DISTRESSED AND WORN PATTERN

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FADED PAISLEY PRINTS / PATTERN MIXING / WORN ORIENTAL CARPETS / PANEL AND BORDER LAYOUTS / ETHNIC MOTIFS / MANDALA PATTERNS / 70’S BOHEMIAN  / FADED BEAUTY

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Patternbank brings you Part 2 of the key print trends coming through from the recent Menswear Catwalk collections for Fall /Winter 2015-16. Here we have analyised over a hundred of the strongest catwalk shows from London, Paris & Milan.

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Middle Eastern Folk – Mexican Textiles – Gold Embellishments – Fair Isle Pattern Effects – Twisted Navajo-print Statements

Givenchy / Casely Hayford / Dries van Noten – photos via Style.com

Fall Camo A/W 15/16

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Leafy Comouflage – New Modern Camo Looks – Mineral Patterning – Micro Camo – Pattern Made From Animal Prints – Angular and Fractal Camouflage Prints

Y-3 / Alexander McQueen / White Mountaineering / Off White / White Mountaineering / Kenzo – photos via Style.com

70’s Rewind A/W 15/16

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70’s Style Motifs – Mid & Large Scale Florals – Glam Bouquets – Deep Greens and Brown Colour Use – Playful Retro Florals – Flat Colour Prints

Gucci / White Mountaineering / Burberry Prorsum – photos via Style.com

Crafted Tribe A/W 15/16

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Modern Tribe – Naive Mark Making – Diamond Patterns – Bold and Over-scaled Shapes –  African Art Inspired – Scrawled Allover Mono Prints

Kenzo / London College of Fashion MA – Ysung Hwan Yang / Ysung Hwan Yang / Kenzo / Walter van Bierendonck / Topman Design – photos via Style.com and Vogue

Abstract Noise A/W 15/16

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Textures – Sharp and Blurred Pattern Plays – Pixillated Texture – Torn and Worn – Pixellated Form – Stone Textured Prints

Cerruti / Chalayan / Balenciaga – photos via Style.com

Arts & Crafts A/W 15/16

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Furnishing Style Florals – Paisley Explorations – William Morris References – Furnishing Patterns – Rich Autumnal Hues – Black and White Motifs

Dolce & Gabbana / London College of Fashion MA – Antonio Slusarz / Dolce & Gabbana –  photos via Style.com and Vogue

Baroque Frames A/W 15/16

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Vintage photography – Religious Paintings – Gallery Walls – Gilt Frames – Framed Motif Layouts – Flowing Pattern – Repeated Formats

Roberto Cavalli / Gucci / Dolce & Gabbana – photos via Style.com

Patternbank brings you Part 1 of the stand out key print trends from the recent Menswear Catwalk collections for Fall 2015. Here the team have analysed over a hundred of the strongest catwalk shows from London, Paris & Milan.

Upholstery Style A/W 15/16

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Worn Carpets – Paisleys and Eastern Patterns – Tapestries Inspired Designs – Striped Upholstery Styles – Large Scale Pattern – Rich Autumnal Colour Hues

Etro / Pringle of Scotland / Etro / Antonio Marras / Antonio Marras / Etro –  photos via Style.com

Fanzine Statements A/W 15/16

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Doodles & Handwriting – Photo Collage – Graffiti – Cut & Sew Designs – Ad hoc Patch Use – Scrawled Typography – Photocopy Monochrome Prints – Thrown Together Graphics

Vivienne Westwood / Sandro / Sankuanz /Christopher Shannon / Raf Simons / KTZ – photos via Style.com and Vogue

Mathematical A/W 15/16

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Mapping – Constellations Inspired Prints – Geometry – Digital Camouflage – Linear Pattern – Typographical Mapping

Maharishi / Valentino / MSGM – photos via Style.com and Vogue

Dark Florals A/W 15/16

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Midnight Blooms – Dark Ground Florals – Tone on Tone Prints – Sombre Floral Photographic Prints – Spacial Pattern Layouts

Alexander McQueen / Salvatore Ferragamo / Alexander McQueen 2nd Row Ami / Dior Homme / Alexander McQueen – photos via Style.com

Numbers & Type A/W 15/16

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Historical Script – Bold Numbers – Graphical – Intense Build ups – Type and Number Patchwork – Placement Numbers

Acne Studios / Comme des Garçons / Dior Homme – photos via Style.com

Geo Puzzles A/W 15/16

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Bold Geometrics – Grids – Tiled Layout – Optical Effects – Multiple Pattern Plays – Minimal Colour Use – Modern 60s Twist – Colour Blocking

Valentino / Valentino / Christopher Kane / KTZ / Chalayan / Gucci – photos via Style.com

Historical Recollections A/W 15/16

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Vintage photography – Religious Paintings – Gallery Walls – Gilt Frames – Family Crests – Rich Photocell Prints

Dolce & Gabbana / Undercover / Dolce & Gabbana – photos via Style.com

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The trend for printed sportswear, which now includes clothing for running, workout, yoga, dance, ballet barre, swimming, cycling and ski wear is more popular than ever. Collaborations with designers such as Stella McCartney, The Farm Company and Topshop for Adidas, Richard Nicoll for Sweaty Betty and Nike x Liberty, sportswear looks on the catwalk and new technology in fabrics it looks like the trend is here to stay. Patternbank have a Sportswear Category featuring exclusive prints from our innovative Online Textile Design Studio, go check it out.

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Simonetta De Simone

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Simonetta De Simone is an artist and illustrator. She graduate at the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice. After her degree she cooperated with some advertising and communication agencies. Simonetta is currently working as a freelance illustrator and print designer. See Simonetta’s Exclusive Textile Print Designs Online.

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Kamie is a textile print designer living and working in New York City. She loves the creative process behind every finished design – her work tends to be the product of an almost entirely experimental approach towards a very intentional outcome. The more “happy accidents” the better! See Kamie’s Exclusive Textile Print Designs Online.

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Graduate in Fine Arts – Barcelona – 1993-1998. Worked for more than ten years on textile fashion. Prints are mostly hand painted for digital prints where art and fashion complement each other. See Aina’s Original Print and Pattern Fashion Designs.

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Hi, I love creating a variety of patterns, I am inspired by the nature, animals and geometric. See Velvetgoldmine’s Unique Print Designs.

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I am textile and pattern designer. My artistic name is Akwaflorell. I like to experiment and to search new ways to express my ideas. I try to make different designs and to use a variety of techniques. See Elena’s Exclusive Textile Print Designs.

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Eleny V Eksterman

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Drawing inspiration from different sources and always bearing her signature Brazilian style, Eleny playfully mixes diverse influences and eras. Initially working from original sketches, she then adds various medium techniques to the final creation of her designs. See Eleny’s Unique Print and Pattern Textile Designs.

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Stacey Canning Liddall

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With over 7 years experience my work has focused on the commercial print markets of womens and teenage fashion with a little bit of stationery design thrown in. Currently own wedding stationery and logo design business and dabble in a bit of hand embroidery. See Stacey’s Original Textile Print Designs.

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