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Patternbank brings you a snapshot of the strongest print designers seen at the recent  New Designers Graduate show.

The Patternbank team once again had the privilege of experiencing this years emerging talent at the New Designers Graduate show.  New Designers is the UK’s most important graduate design exhibition, full of innovation and fresh thinking. Week 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. New Designers Week 2 is showing until this Sunday if you are in London.

Louise Towers – @louisetowers_design_

Leeds Art University


Emily james – @emilyrjamesdesigns

UWTSD: Swansea College of Art


Hannah McCloskey – @hannahclairedesign

Leeds Art University

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Patternbank brings you a snapshot of the key prints seen at the recent London Graduate Fashion week. Celebrating the work of more than 1,000 of the finest BA degree Fashion students from 40 Universities across the UK and overseas, Graduate Fashion Week is the ultimate event for spotting the next wave of creative talent to hit the industry.

Dae Byn Lee – Nottingham Trent University

Diffused visual form – One colour  photo-print techniques – Miss matched pattern statements – Collage expression – Neon highlights – Floral silhouette looks

Images Via Phoenix Magazine

Emma Guilfoyle / Steph Cunningham – University of Central Lancashire

Political visual plays – Patchwork tweeds –  Experimentation of traditional fabrics – Hand sketch graphic portraits – Victoriana prints – Ornate gilt framing

Images Via Phoenix Magazine

Scarlett O’Sullivan – De Montford University

Linear botanical studies – Transparent layered effects –  Elaborately embellished – Artisan blooms – Decorative mirrored frames

Images Via Phoenix Magazine

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