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Patternbank are excited to introduce our latest print trend tool that focuses on the kids & stationery market for SS18. Our Childrenswear trends team and our giftware experts have been researching and analysing the world of design, art and pattern to create this essential print & graphic trend report. With over 30 pages of inspirational mood, colour, print and graphic trend intelligence, this Spring/Summer trend forecast report aims to assist and inspire with all your new season developments and stationery products.

  • 5 Print trend stories: Electric Jungle / Orbital / Geo Dazzle /Ethnic Spirit / Oriental Creatures

  • Each trend theme is broken down into mood, print direction, graphic direction & colour

  • Over 30 pages of inspirational print forecast intelligence

  • Over 50 directional hand-picked images

  • Colour palette breakdowns with Pantone TCX references

This report covers a broad spectrum of the season’s hottest pattern & graphic trends, and with 5 main trends, complete with Pantone® TCX references we are confident this wealth of choice and inspiration will provide a foundation in your creative developments for SS18.


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These beautiful posters have been developed for the Well of Hope Foundation whose main aim is to provide access to drinking water for the people of Africa. It is a series of eight works of dimensions 100×70 cm. Łukasz has taken decorative motifs from African tribal art to highlight the lack of clean drinking water. Check out more of the project on Behance.


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Reflecting the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerades in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa, these portraits build on Galembo’s work of the past twenty years photographing the rituals and religious culture in Nigeria, Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti, as well as the homegrown custom of Halloween in the United States. Organized by Ian Berry, Malloy Curator of The Tang Museum, in collaboration with the artist. See more at The Tang Museum


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