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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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As it’s Valentine’s Day we thought we’d highlight some of our rose and heart designs that sum up the day. Head over to our online design studio to check out more of our rose and romantic referenced florals – Patternbank online studio – Roses. Featured designs:- Digital Rose by SHK Design, Liquified Rose Repeat by Suzanne Newman,  Red Roses in Green by Jaqueline Laux, Rose Garden by Susi Jianya Catwalk: Dolce & Gabbana, House of Holland & Tory Burch via Vogue & Imaxtree.

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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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A hugely popular part of our site is the seasonal trend themes section – all our designers receive a monthly directional trend newsletter, they design into themes and then we collate them into seasonal trend stories. This saves our buyers valuable time when looking for those new prints. ‘Rose Garden’ is a strong late Summer/early Autumn floral print story trending for both Mens & Womenswear.


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Patternbank brings you some key print trend highlights from Resort 2015. The team have put together groups of the most inspirational and current prints appearing throughout the collections this Pre Season. Watch out for Part 2 next week.

Bold Floral Statements


Christian Siriano / Thom Browne / Carolina Herrera/ Veronica Beard / Diane von Furstenberg / Suno – photos via


Christian Dior / Louis Vuitton / Clover Canyon – photos via

High Contrast Pattern – Silhouetted Motifs – Clashing Colour Schemes – Busy Floral Arrangements – Creative Print Mixes – Bold Outlined Florals – Over-scaled Photographic Blooms – Strong Drawing Styles – Fierce Florals

Architectural Geo


Cut25 Yigal Azourel / Chanel / Cut25 Yigal Azourel / Fausto Puglisi / Maiyet / Temperely – photos via

Geometric Repeat – Optical Pattern Plays – 3D Graphic Line – Mathematical Tessellation’s – Dog Tooth – Tonal & Monochromatic – Optical Illusions – Repetitive Patterns – Angled Lines

Deckchair Stripe


Chloé / Christian Siriano / Christian Dior / Tia Cibani / Nicole Miller / Just Cavalli – photos via

Stripe & Floral Mixes – Bold Regular Stripe – Engineered Stripes – Painted Irregular Stripes – Vertical and Horizontal

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Patternbank brings you our third and final print highlight report on the recent London 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 forthcoming reports on Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

Mary Katrantzou S/S 2014

Bejewelled Photographical Prints – Super Enlargements – 3-D Trickery – Shadowed Imagery – Trompe L’oeil Playfulness

Mary Katrantzou photos via


Jonathan Saunders S/S 2014

Graduated Ombre – Muted Dip-Dyes – Soft Focus Florals – Simplified Linear Drawings – Mixing Elements – Surprising Colour Combos

Jonathan Saunders photos via


 Peter Pilotto S/S 2014

Structured Geometry – Architectural Lines – Infinity Drawings – Ombre Stripes – Orchid Lace Patterns – Abstract Overlays

Peter Pilotto photos via 


Belle Sauvage S/S 2014

Exotic and Exuberant Florals – Bejewelled Photomontages – Statement Prints – Animal Idols – Vivid Brashness – Leopard and Zebra Prints – Peacock Feathers and Parrot Plumage

Belle Sauvage photos via


Tata Naka S/S 2014

Ballet Russes Inspired – Picasso Style Paintings – Jigsaw Puzzle Colour Blocking – Graphic and Type Abstracts – Primary Colour and Pastel Use

Tata Naka photos via


Maria Grachvogel S/S 2014

Smeared and Smudged – Blurring and Distortion – Bleed and Watercolour Markings – Paint Splatterings – Monochromatic and Sepia Tones

Maria Grachvogel photos via


Matthew Williamson S/S 2014

Dragonflies and Butterfly Wings – Wild English Gardens – Bold Graffiti Prints – Hand-drawn Character – Border Graduations – Scribbles and Sketching Style

Matthew Williamson photos via


Giles S/S 2014

Goth Inspired Prints – Faded Film Stills – Signature Lip Motifs – Sepia Tones and Coloured Hues – Scattered Layouts

Giles photos via


Vivienne Westwood Red Label S/S 2014

Floral Clusters – Fine Art Painterly Prints – Romantic Distressed Blooms – Worn-out Textured Looks – Oil Paint Palettes

Vivienne Westwood Red Label photos via


Patternbank brings you a snapshot of the key prints seen at the recent Part 1 New Designers Graduate show.

The Patternbank team recently visited the New Designers Graduate show at London’s Business Design Centre. Taking place over two weeks, with eight distinct design zones and two prestigious Awards Evenings, New Designers is the UK’s most important graduate design exhibition, full of innovation and fresh thinking. Part 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.


All images copyright ©Hannah Bowen 2013, Leeds College of Art & Design



All images copyright ©Freya Gardner2013, Arts University Bournemouth 



All images copyright ©Katie Fitzpatrick 2013, Leeds College of Art and Design



All images copyright ©Stephanie Rostron 2013, Leeds College of Art & Design



All images copyright ©Karolina Klimczyk 2013, Edinburgh College of Art


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These beautiful set of photographs of decaying orchids, roses and leaves were shot by Billy Kidd, an extremely talented photographer based in New York. Usually confined to the bin at this stage of their life, Billy captures the immense beauty, faded colours, wrinkles and fine details of the decaying flowers and foliage on a black background which adds to the subtle drama. Check out more of his amazing photographs on his Tumblr – I was shot by Billy Kidd.


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Patternbank brings you it’s second Menswear Print Trends report for Autumn/Winter 2013. Here we bring you a concise overview of the key looks sure to influence the season from the recent Menswear catwalk shows held in London, Milan and Paris. View Patternbank’s Menswear Print Trends Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 here.

Tile Patterns

Tile Inspired Design – Block Repeats – Geometric Patterns – Mosaic Mix-ups – Decorative and Ornate Art Deco – Damask References – Intricate Repeat Pattern Work

MAN – Agi & Sam, Dries Van Noten, Roberto Cavalli, Alexander McQueen, Etro, Comme Des Garcons Homme Plus. Photos via and


Collage Graphics

Photographic Overlays – Cut-up Magazine Style – Placement Prints – Art Inspired – Abstract Layouts – Graphic Mix – Chaotic Collage plays – Digitally Manipulated Pattern

James Long, John Galliano, John Galliano, Givenchy, Moschino, Etro. Photos via


Floral Bloomed

Plays on Floral Tradition – Botanical Blooms – Intense Floral Prints – Tonal Colour Use – Vibrant Richness – Realistic photo prints – Large Scale Blooms – Brocade Styling – High Saturation Colour Use

Louis Vuitton, McQ Alexander McQueen, Dolce & Gabbana, MSGM, MSGM, KATY EARY. Photos via


Camouflage/Animal Skin Distorted

Distressed Textures – Painterly Brush Strokes – Camouflage Re-invented – Ikat Styles – Natural Elements – Splattered Effects – Monochrome Effects – Allover Impact

MSGM, McQ Alexander McQueen, MSGM, Walter Van Beirendonck, John Galliano, Richard Nicoll. Photos via


Paisley Pattern Mix

Paisley Scarf Prints – Over-scaled Paisley Print – Decorative Pattern Mix – Bohemian Style – Rich Texture and Layered Looks – Highly decorative details – Re-worked & Twisted Paisley Pattern – Abstract Motifs

Etro, Diesel Black Gold, Sacai, Dries Van Noten, Etro, Dries Van Noten. Photos via and




The dark tale of a damson fleeing from a burning country mansion was how Giles Deacon described his idea for his A/W collection. The prints told the story of bejewelled burnished tapestries of Renaissance Art, frosted thistles with roses caught and a tangle of thorns and branches. There was a Victorian feel to them, rather prim and proper but lurking underneath something more bewitching. Images via

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