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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 our biggest in-depth catwalk trend report. Highlighting the key Spring/Summer Print and Pattern trends from the latest New York, London, Paris and Milan catwalk and runway shows. The team have gathered information from the designers collections and compiled a selection of the most prominent print looks trending for Spring/Summer 2017 together with an insight into colours for the season.

  • 10 print trend stories for Spring/Summer 2017
  • Over 84 pages of inspirational print forecast intelligence
  • Over 500 on trend hand-picked images
  • Covers New York, London, Paris & Milan Spring/Summer 2016 shows
  • The top 40 print focused shows highlighted
  • 6 colour trends for Spring/Summer 2017
  • The essential print catwalk analysis trend report for every brand, designer and studios.
  • Fantastic value – £60/$75/€70

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Today Patternbank are featuring the work of print designer Dunya Atay in our ongoing series highlighting our fantastic designers here on the Patternbank Textile Print Design Studio. Dunya has been a designer here at Patternbank from the start, her designs range from hand drawn florals and foliage to textures and photo based patterns and she has designed for companies such as ASOS, River Island and Jack & Jones.  Check out more of Dunya’s work here on her Patternbank Studio profile page.

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The Patternbank team are excited to launch the latest AW17/18 Print Trend Report focused towards Kidswear & Stationery . Once again our childrenswear trends team & giftwear experts have been scrutinising and researching the world of design, art and pattern to create this essential print trend tool. This 57 page report is filled with inspirational mood, colour and pattern trend intelligence, and aims to assist and inspire with all your new season’s developments.

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  • 4 macro trends, 12 print stories and 24 print & graphic direction pages

  • Over 55 pages of inspirational print forecast intelligence

  • Over 180 directional hand-picked images

  • Colour palette breakdowns with Pantone TCX references

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Patternbank are excited to introduce our latest print trend tool that focuses on the kids & stationery market for SS17. 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 70 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.

  • 4 macro trends, 16 print stories and 32 print & graphic direction pages

  • Over 70 pages of inspirational print forecast intelligence

  • Over 200 directional hand-picked images

  • Colour palette breakdowns with Pantone TCX references

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Our inspiration is split into four overarching macro trends: Escape / Honest / Modern / Treasured. These four mood setting themes are then split into four smaller and more directional trends, all containing a mood board, print & graphic direction pages with credited images for your convenience. The print directions break down each of the moods to focus on inspirational print and graphic direction. This report covers a broad spectrum of the season’s hottest pattern & graphic trends, and with sixteen trends, complete with Pantone® TCX references we are confident this wealth of choice and inspiration will provide a foundation in your creative developments for SS17.

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Patternbank were at last weeks Pick Me Up graphic arts festival(24th April-5th May), the UK’s best annual contemporary graphic art fair at Somerset House, London. Now in it’s Fifth year the show has grown to be a great place to spot new and upcoming talent with original works and prints available to purchase.

Patternbank highlights the strongest Illustrators, graphic artists and studios seen at the festival this year.

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Recent Graphic Design graduate from Central St Martins, Edward has already been championed by It’s Nice That and WRAP magazine. His highly original style combines bright colours, uniform width black outlines and a natural flair for creating narrative-rich imagery. edwardcarvalhomonaghan.co.uk

 

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French-American illustrator and animator Jessica was born in Los Angeles and moved to France when she was 7 years old. She studied traditional animation techniques in Paris, where she now lives, and graduated in 2006. Since then she has worked on the TV adaption of French illustrator Marc Boutavant’s Mouk around the World as a character and prop designer, before establishing her studio in 2010. Inspired by children’s books and popular culture, her work is inhabited by colourful and quirky creatures.  jessicadas.com

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Patternbank brings you our second print highlight report on the recent New York S/S 2014 Fashion shows. In this instalment we have again selected key designers showing the strongest print trends for Spring / Summer 2014. Keep an eye out for our reports on London, Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

Custo Barcelona S/S 2014

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Bright Candy and Neon Mixes – Tribal Pattern Injection – Colourful Kaleidoscope References – Geometric Mirroring – Checkerboard and Floral mixes – Quirky Pattern plays

Custo Barcelona photos via Style.com

Libertine S/S 2014

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Iridescent Foil Prints – Kaleidoscope Pattern build ups – Simplistic Bold Floral Placements – Blurred Brushstrokes – Clashing Brights

Libertine photos via Style.com

Vivienne Tam S/S 2014

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Linear Florals – Monochromatic crosshatch – Black and White Stylized Skyscapes – Checks and Stripes – Large Scale Single Blooms – Optical Geometric Prints

Vivienne Tam photos via Style.com

Zero + Maria Cornejo S/S 2014

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Fractured Mirror Print – Bold Geometric – Pixelated Glitch – Block Prints – Manipulated Computer Imagery, Kaleidoscopic Aspects – Filtered imager and Pattern Forms

Zero + Maria Cornejo photos via Style.com

MM6 Maison Martin Margiela S/S 2014

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Blurring and Distortion – Tonal and Monochromatic – Fused Photographic Landscapes – Enlarged Urban Photographic – Translucent Tones – Industrial Beauty

MM6 Maison Martin Margiela photos via Style.com

Marc By Marc Jacobs S/S 2014

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Minimal Colour use – Linear Pattern plays – Simplified Pattern – Bold Graphic Shapes – Contour lines – Optical Pattern forms –

Marc By Marc Jacobs photos via Style.com

Sass & Bide S/S 2014

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Minimal Black & White – Bold Graphic Shapes – Optical Pattern Plays – Monochromatic – Floral Embroidery – Dense and Structured Pattern

Sass & Bide photos via Style.com

Vera Wang S/S 2014

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Ethereal Beauty – Blurring and Distortion – Bleed and Watercolor Markings – Over-scaled Paint Brush Marks -Watery and Aquatic Movement – Painted Brushwork

Vera Wang photos via Style.com

Patternbank brings you the highlights from New York S/S 2014 Fashion Week. This is the first instalment where we have selected designers showing key print trends for Spring / Summer 2014. Watch out for Part 2 which will follow shortly and also the up and coming London, Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

BCBG Max Azria S/S 2014

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Hand Painted Florals – Pattern build ups – Flowing Florals – Distorted Beauty – Monochrome Expression – Ink Marked Pattern – Sectioned structure

BCBG Max Azria photos via Vogue.com

Josie Natori S/S 2014

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Abstract Forms – Blurred Pattern – Monochrome Patterns – Rainbow-Bright Checks – Creative Print Mixes – Abstract Geometrics – Ombre Blurred Checks

Josie Natori photos via Style.com

Diane Von Furstenburg S/S 2014

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Tribal References – Linear Pattern – Gradient In-fill Pattern – African Animals – Light Distortion – Graphic Pattern

Diane Von Frustenberg photos via Style.com

Prabal Gurung S/S 2014

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Floral Collage – Pattern Patchwork – Bright Colour Use – Black & White Floral Painted – Cut-Up Pattern use – Abstracted Structure

Prabal Gurung photos via Style.com

Nicole Miller S/S 2014

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Floral and Print mix – Blurred and double exposed Prints – Shared & Fractured Looks – Intense Micro Kaleidoscope Effects  – Painted Floral -Abstract Texture Combinations

Nicole Miller photos via Style.com

Whit S/S 2014

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Delicate Summer Floral – Contrast Prints – Simplified Painted Blooms – Intense Colour Contrast – Fern and Flower References

Whit photos via Fashionising.com

Tanya Taylor S/S 2014

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Striped Form – Colour Plays through Striped Pattern – Stipple Brush Techniques – Flowing Pattern – Contrasting Colour use through Stripes – Hand Painted

Tanya Taylor photos via Style.com

Jeremy Laing S/S 2014

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Squeegee’d Pattern – Large Scale Photographic Florals – New York Artist Julia Dault’s Art – Fluid Studies – Movement Through Print – Ethereal Foliage

Jeremy Laing photos via Style.com

Red Valentino S/S 2014

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Painted Floral Studies – Full-on Blooms – 60’s Gardening Illustrations – Intense Looks – Summer Blooms – Hand Rendered Studies

Red Valentino photos via Style.com

Patternbank brings you our final print and pattern highlight recap from the recent Paris Menswear S/S 2014 Fashion shows(PFW). Again we have selected key designers showing off their strongest prints for the S/S 2014 Season. Patternbank’s Menswear Print Trend round up report for Spring/Summer 2014 will be live later this week.

Dries Van Noten S/S 2014

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Dries Van Noten photos via Fashionising.com

Issey Miyake S/S 2014

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Issey Miyake photos via Fashionising.com

Givenchy S/S 2014

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Givenchy photos via Fashionising.com

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In this report Patternbank brings you our print and pattern highlights from the recent London S/S 2014 Fashion shows (London Fashion Week). Here we have selected key designers showing the strongest print trends for the S/S 2014 Season. Check back soon for Milan & Paris print highlight reports, which we are currently working on! These highlight reports will be followed by a Print Trend round up report, that will focus in on the key print trend stories for Spring/Summer 2014.

Alexander McQueen S/S 2014

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Alexander McQueen photos via Fashionising.com

KTZ  S/S 2014

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KTZ photos via Fashionising.com

Craig Green  S/S 2014

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Craig Green photos via Fashionising.com 

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Patternbank brings you our second print trend highlight report on London’s recent Fall 2013 Ready-to-wear Fashion show. In this instalment we have again selected key designers showing the strongest print trends for Fall / Winter 2013. Keep an eye out for our reports on the Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

Mary Katrantzou A/W 2013

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Artistic Motifs – Painterly Scene – Photos Reengineered Nature – Shadowy Landscapes & Scenes – Monochrome Looks – Soft Looks and Smoky Prints – Full Panelled prints

Mary Katrantzou photos via Fashionising.com

Preen A/W 2013

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Border Print Patterns – Flowing Spacial Prints – Pixelated Animal Skins -High Contrast Effects – Blurred Tarten – Whimsical Winter Borders

Preen photos via Fashionising.com

Issa A/W 2013

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Geometric Structures – Tapestry Prints – Bohemia Pattern – 60s and 70s Print references – Painted and Abstract All-over Prints – Bold Graphic Repeats

Issa photos via Fashionising.com

Tom Ford A/W 2013

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Abstract Floral Designs – Tapestry Reworks – Graphic Impact with Sequin Statements – Optical Plays – Tribal Folk Pattern Twists

Tom Ford photos via Fashionising.com

Louise Gray A/W 2013

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Clashing Pattern Layouts –  Oversized 80s Inspired Prints  – Glamorous Graphic Impact – Free Spirited Geometrics – Over Sized Bold Pattern

Louise Gray photos via fashionising.com

Matthew Williamson A/W 2013

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Opulent Eclectic Prints  – Chevrons and Border Prints – Intense Autumn Vintage Blooms – Lux Tapestry References  – Rich Bohemian Print Looks

Matthew Williamson photos via Fashionising.com

Peter Pilotto A/W 2013

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Bold Kaleidoscopic Prints – 3-D Printed Form – Structural Pattern Plays – Mirrored Pattern – Lattice Effects

Peter Pilotto photos via Fashionising.com

Inspired by nature, organic forms and repetition, Eva Isaksen primarly works with thin papers, where she prints, draws, cuts up and mixes layers of beautiful delicate imagery on to her canvas. The result is these wonderful paintings and drawings that explore a love of colour, line, material, space and form. Isaksen likes to explore how art as a process is changing and growing just like the natural world that inspires her. Patternbank love the printed quality to her work and the hidden patterns that emerge on to the canvas. You can see more of her work at evaisaksen.com

 

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Patternbank have featured Kristin Reger’s work before when we showed her delightful Dulab Patterns. Today we thought we would share with you her Wallpaper Designs which show a great understanding of colour and pattern worthy of any wall. You can see more of her work on her website kristinreger.com While you’re there have a look at her Dye Dye Dye where she uses tie dye to great effect, creating some wonderful animal skin-like textures. Pattern is obviously her forte!

 

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Patternbank brings you it’s second ‘Catwalk Print Trends’ round-up for A/W 2012. Covering all the shows from New York, London, Milan and Paris, we bring you the key looks that are sure to influence the season. These reports aim to give you a concise overview of the most influential print trends emerging from the recent catwalk season.

Collage of Art

Art statements – Collage expression – Abstract art forms – Patchwork forms – Texture plays – Exaggerated knits and appliqués – Spliced and overprinted form – Overlaid pattern – Varied art references

Antoni and Alison, Ferna Yamamoto, Bernhard Willhelm, Antonio Marras, Bernhard Willhelm, Luke Brooks, Michael Van Der Ham, Dries Van Noten, Antoni and Alison. Photos Via Fashionising.com

Jewelled

Oversize Jewels – Gold ornament – Bejewelled Tweed – Mirrored Holographic’s – Sequin Charmed – Costume crystals – Photographic prints – Visual opulence

Antoni and Alison, Dolce and Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Matthew WilliamsonLouise GrayChristian Dior,  Louis VuittonMarc Jacobs. Photos Via Fashionising.com

Eastern Tribe

Brocaded silks – Oriental motifs – Modern Eastern plays – Pattern and motif blends – Jacquard and embroidered details – Gold and metallic threads and print effects – Ornate dragon and bird motif use

Proenza Schouler, Zac Posen, Vivienne Tam, Jason WuDries Van NotenBarbara BuiDries Van Noten, Proenza Schouler. Photos Via Fashionising.com

Embellished

Golden ecclesiastical –  Glistening brocades – Metallic and burnished gold looks – Elaborately embellished – Cross stitch and Tapestry work – Pearl studded looks – Pearlescent shades – Opulent gold

Dolce and Gabbana, Collette Dinnigan, Barbara Bui, Valentino, Balmain, Temperly, Tommy Hilfiger, Valentino, Kinder Aggugini. Photos Via Fashionising.com

Graphic impact

Street Art beauty – Graphic symbol & icon use – Sprayed visual marks – Large scale art – Airbrushed visuals – Graphic havoc – Cut and paste looks – Typography pattern  – Vivid colour use

Antoni and Alison, Ashish, Gaultier, Bernard Willheim, Luke Brooks, Manish Arora, Louise Gray,  Manish Arora, Balenciaga. Photos Via Fashionising.com