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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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Patternbank brings you its final round up of all the outstanding prints we’ve seen at the recent Spring Summer 2013 catwalk shows from New York, London, Milan and Paris. Here we have compiled the key print trends for the coming season. Sign up for our weekly newsletter to find out when Part 2 goes live.

Stylised Blooms

Fine Drawn Lines – Illustrated Prints – Botanical Studies – Silhouetted Looks – Matisse Inspiration – Stencilled Work – Creative Backgrounds

Hermes, Antonio Marras, Cacharel, Diane Von Furstenberg, Marni, Prada. Photos via


Camouflage Abstraction

Unusual Colour Combos – Hidden Imagery – Bold Shapes – Contrasting Scales – Paint Overlays – Floral Disguises – Distorted Shapes

Felipe Oliveira Baptista, Lela Rose, Jean-Charles De Catelbajac, Felipe Olivera Baptista, Edun, DKNY. Photos via


Deconstructed Pattern

Kaleidoscopic Distortion – Fractured Effects – Spliced and Overprinted Styles – Contrasting Textures – Monochrome Stripes – Iridescent Looks – Futuristic Prints

Anne Valerie Hash, Fendi, Cacharel, Aminaka Wilmont, Custo Barcelona, Giles. Photos via


Check Floral Mix

Single Stem Silhouettes – Checkerboard Backgrounds – Transparent Overlays – Grand Scale Uses – Masai Ethnic Floral Mix – Cut Out Techniques – Simple Flowerheads – See-through Styles

Louis Vuitton, Dries Van Noten, Phillip Lim, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Phillip Lim, Dries Van Noten. Photos via


Optical Geometrics

Repeated Patterning – Optical Mosaic Effects – Modernist Style – Sharp Graphic Lines – Fractured Geometric Prints – Prism Shapes – Complicated Tile Effects

Iceberg, Hermes, Peter Pilotto, Derek Lam, Bibhu Mohapatra, Louise Gray. Photos via


Patternbank brings you the key print highlights from the recent London Fashion Week catwalk shows. In this second instalment we’ve edited down the strongest print trend highlights for Spring/Summer 2013. Keep an eye out for our print highlight report on the Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

Peter Pilotto S/S 2013

Collage mix and match statements – Twisted Baroque-style plays – Pattern clashes – Bold graphic geo prints – Modern take on folkloric motifs

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Clements Ribeiro S/S 2013

Updated antique prints – Large scale blooms – Tie dye hem effects – Graphic stripe and check mixes – Lace pattern allover prints

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Issa London S/S 2013

Tropical visual experiments – Amazonian gardens – Colour enhances botanical and tropical prints – Large scale expression – Tropical birds  – Artist studies

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Holly Fulton S/S 2013

Bold Deco graphic styling  – Grids, dots and geometric mixes – Historic Hollywood references – Digital deco pattern work – Summer stripes

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House of Holland S/S 2013

Grunge pop prints – Vibrant hyper colour blotch print effects – Tie-dye effects – Checks and large scale florals – Hip 60’s summer festival prints

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Jasper Conran S/S 2013

Flower power aesthetic – large scale Painted floral placements – Layered prints – Extreme Patchwork – Pattern mixes

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Louise Gray S/S 2013

Destructed pattern – News print prints – Punk attitude – Cut and paste pattern – Vibrant and powerful colour plays – Overprinted effects

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With the London 2012 Olympics in full swing, the Patternbank team thought we’d enter into the sporting action with a graphically sporty highlight. We’ve been tracking Greek based visual artist Charis Tsevis for some time now. His work focuses on fractured graphic pattern, and the 2012 Olympics is no better place to find a great variaty of shapes and visual movement. These amazing artworks have been recently created by Tsevis for Yahoo’s Olympic 2012 coverage.

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