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The Patternbank team bring you Part 2 of our key Print & Pattern Trends from the Autumn/Winter 2017/18 Menswear Catwalk shows, alongside our curated trend driven print designs from The Patternbank Online Textile Studio. Check out more of our Fall 2017 prints at The Patternbank Studio.

ARTIST » Lou Dalton / Abstract Painting Mirrored Colourful marker by Oana Soare / Prada / Brush by Michele TozziJust Move by Jessica Halford / Commes Des Garcon

Designs available to buy on The Patternbank Studio, Catwalk images via

FLORAL COVERS » Moschino / Facetasm / Summer Floral Lavender by Meryl Pardoen (Premium Studio) / Facetasm / Blue Flowers by Tim Lee (Premium Studio) / White and Black 01 by Beccy Bland / Dolce & Gabbana

Designs available to buy on The Patternbank Studio, Catwalk images via

PATCHED UP » Commes Des Garcon / Vivienne Westwood / Topman / Commes Des Garcon / Vk36_Colored_Patchwork by Victoria Krupp / Gothic Generation by Michele Tozzi / Dolce & Gabbana

Designs available to buy on The Patternbank Studio, Catwalk images via

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Exploring notions of space Julie Mehretu creates large-scale works by building layers of acrylic paint overlaid with mark-making in pencil, pen and ink. Architectural and urban planning designs form the under current of Mehretu’s paintings, where complex and fast moving lines represent so well our over populated and somewhat frantic environments of the 21st century. Mehretu was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and lives and works in New York. You can see more of her work at


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The Patternbank team saw these inspiring photographic images featured on Kuvva. A real visual mix of conversational & photographic distorted prints that are trending heavily at the moment.

These inspiring pieces are the work of Polish photographer Peter Kowalski who is currently based in Kraków. This project named ‘Untitled 2013’ looks at how the city of Rome has changed and grown into an incredibly busy and complex metropolis. Kowalski explains, each image consists of 3 to 5 photographs taken at different times and represent different architectural periods. Put together they dance in an unexpectedly symbiotic way, co-existing in a mosaic of shapes and colours. See more of his inspiring work at



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San Francisco based artist Jenny Odell facinates and inspires with her collection of satallite view art. With a MFA in design from the San Francisco Art Institute and a BA in English Literature, Odell has featured work in the Google Headquaters and Les Recontres D’Arles in France, and has appeared in numerous magazines and publications. ‘In all of these prints, I collect things that I’ve cut out from Google Satellite View,-parking lots, silos, landfills, waste ponds. The view from a satellite is not a human one, nor is it one we were ever really meant to see. But it is precisely from this inhuman point of view that we are able to read our own humanity, in all of its tiny, repetitive marks upon the face of the earth. From this view, the lines that make up basketball courts and the scattered blue rectangles of swimming pools become like hieroglyphs that say: people were here’. Feast your eyes on more from her portfolio on her website.





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Patternbank would love to share these wonderful designs from freelance textile designer Amelia Graham. Since graduating from Chelsea College of Art she has successfully worked with clients including Anthropologie, BCBG Max Azria, Calvin Klein, DKNY, DVF, H&M, Paul & Joe and Topshop. During that time she has lived in Paris and now lives and works in London. Her design work shows a great love and interest in architecture, science and nature. Take a look at more of her beautiful prints at and where her designs can be bought on various products and on pinterest where her inspirations are collected.


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In this new extensive PDF report, Patternbank brings you the essential Autumn/Winter 2013/14 print trend information seen at September’s Première Vision and Indigo shows in Paris. Our trend team were on hand to capture all the seasonal key points from the show. This new report brings you the key print trend insights from the show, making this report a indispensable intelligence tool for your seasonal print developments.

  • 12 key print trends for Autumn/Winter 2013/14

  • 54 pages of inspirational print forecast intelligence

  • Over 200 on trend hand-picked colour images

  • Première Vision & Indigo print trend insights 

  • Seasonal print mood & print direction pages for each trend

  • Première Vision Colour trends for A/W 2013/14 with TCX Pantone references

  • Colour breakdowns for each 12 print trends

  • Clean and visually inspiring layout

This 54 page report includes 12 inspirational print trends :-

Optical Day / Urban Metropolis / Midnight Garden / Italian Renaissance / Multiplied Nature / Disguised Vision / Indonesian Craft / Historical Adornment / Humanist Traveller / Lookalike Laces / Colourful Vibrations / Japanese Micro Pattern

Whether you are a small print studio, independent freelance designer, manufacturer or clothing line, this extensive report will give you a real insight into the most important print trends for Autumn/Winter 2013/14. This new improved PDF report will be your essential seasonal aid for your new print developments and colour direction.



[Update] Report now available Première Vision + Indigo – Autumn/Winter 2013/14 – Print Trend Report


In this report we give you an early peek of four of our A/W 2013/14 print trends seen at the recent Premier Vision and Indigo trade shows. Patternbank’s trends team were on hand to research the key print and pattern trends seen at the show. We are currently working on a new and more extensive print trend report which will break down the 12 key stories with colour forecast direction, print inspiration and indispensable reference material.

Midnight Garden

Over-sized Flower Heads / Inky Colours / Florals With Mark Making / Single Blooms / Watercolour Backgrounds / Bleeding / Over-exposure / Flooded Ink / Intense Colour On Dark Backgrounds / Dusky Colour Schemes / Glowing Hues / Overlapping Areas

Alix MalkaAmanda Richardson, Preen via FashionisingMagriet Smulders


Optical Day

Bauhaus Expression / 1920’s 1960’s 1970’s Mixed / Omega Workshop References / Bloomsbury Style / Wallpaper Looks / Optical Mixes / Tie-style Foulards / Paisley Motifs / Grid-like Patterns / Chevron and Striped

Anni Albers, Friedlinde de Colbertado Dinzl, Marni, Vintage Wallpaper,


Historical Adornment

Rococo Styles / Hidden Silhouettes / Baroque Imagery / Unfinished Work and Sketching / Bleach Effects / Victoriana / Devore Velvets / Scroll Work / Paisley Bleed / Decorative Work / Ornate Gold and Coppers

Vintage CarpetsDaniela OvtcharovMariano FortunyValentino Haute Couture  A’12 via Fashionising


Urban Metropolis

Urban Landscape / Photographic Cities Overlaid / Urban Imagery / Pixel Blur / Collage Mix / Graffiti One Colour / Black & White / Industrial Landscape / Mapping / Contour Lines / Mixed Drawn Imagery / Grainy Prints

Jeanne Williamson,  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Stephanie JungFederico Cortese

Whether you are a small print studio, independent freelance designer, manufacturer or clothing line, this extensive report will give you a real insight into the most important print trends for Autumn/Winter 2013/14. This new improved PDF report will be your essential seasonal aid for your new print developments and colour direction.

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A crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona is home to architect Benedetta Tagilabue and her two teenage children, a dog and a parrot. Benedetta founded EMBT with her husband, the late architect Enric Miralles. The home is so dramatic with its light filled rooms, vast ceilings and exquisite detailing in patterned tiles and layering in distressed walls. For more about this stunning apartment see Dwell.


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Hand drawn using metallic inks on velvety black paper, Mary O’Malley captures complex detail and creates a new world of hybrid chandeliers, curious bouquets, dense gardens and imagined landscapes. They evoke images of intricate lace patterns for us and have an almost embroidered quality to them. Her inspiration comes from botanical illustration, nature, decorative art, architecture and textile patterns which is truly evident in these beautiful decorative drawings. To see more of her work


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