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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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The Patternbank Team have been analysing the latest Pre-Fall 2017 collections and have put together the strongest print trends alongside designs from the Patternbank Online Textile Design Studio that perfectly complement each story. The Pre-Fall 2017 collections give us a sneak preview of what we can expect from the Autumn/Winter 2017 Catwalk shows. Slightly more commercially focused, but nevertheless important in their instant availability and timely showings.

Botanical Gardens

Adam Lippes / Floral Love by Angela23 / Altuzarra / Lovely Flowers Vector by Marilia / Tropical 11 by Bauhaus / Gucci / Mystical Garden by Flavia Lozano / Gucci

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

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The Patternbank Team have been analysing the latest Resort 2017 collections and have put together the strongest print trends alongside designs from the Patternbank Online Textile Design Studio that we think perfectly complement each story. The Resort collections give us a sneak preview of what we can expect from the Spring/Summer 2017 Catwalk shows. Slightly more commercially focused, but nevertheless important in their instant availability and timely showings, even the men are getting in on the act showcasing men’s pre-collections alongside womenswear. Watch out for Part 2 later this week.


Floral Solos » Pink Flowers 02 by dancelstudio / Rachel Zoe / Dreamy Pansy Floral by Mercedes Quevedo / Christopher Kane / Alexis Mabille / Daisies and Anemones by Flavia Suguitani Cintra Esteves / Christian Sirano / Painted Tulip Floral by Jo Mitchell

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

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Patternbank bring you the final Pre-Autumn/Winter 2016/17 collections where we have put together the strongest print trends alongside designs from the Patternbank online print studio that we think perfectly compliment each story. The Pre-Autumn/Winter collections are a great indicator as to which print trends are going to be strong for the season ahead.

Folk Borders


Alexis Mabille / Red Valentino / Alice + Olivia / Valentino / Antonio Marras / Rachel Zoe – photos via


Folk Border inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by

Victoria Krupp, Holly Cooper, Burcu Korkmazyürek, Victoria Krupp


Graphic Simplicity


Kate Spade / Tory Burch / Orla Kiely / Rebecca Taylor / Etro / Dsquared2 – photos via


Graphic Simplicity inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by

Melanie Gow, Hannah Reuter, Aina Martinez Snape, Elmira Amirova




Vionnet / Edun / Maiyet / Mary Katranzou / Missoni / Kenzo – photos via


Contoured inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by

Alexandra KhrobostovaRoberto GuidolinCamila CoelhoVictoria Krupp




Bottega Veneta / Red Valentino / Diane Von Furstenberg – photos via


Diagonal inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by

David RocVictoria AYordanka PoleganovaArvanitaki Florentina




Adam Lippes / Clover Canyon / Creatures of the Wind / Carolina Herrera / Antonio Berardi / Coach – photos via


Camouflaged inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by

Aina Martinez Snape, Michele Tozzi, Talip Memis, Oslo Prints




Monique L’hullier / Elie Tahari / Elie Saab – photos via


Laced inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by

Bozhidar SvilenovSeePrintsHolly CooperSusannah Weiland


Sophisticated Check


Clover Canyon / Antonio Marras / Acne / No21 / Carven / Preen by Thornton Bregazzi – photos via


Sophisticated Check inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by

Jessica GillRoberto GuidolinEduardo DoreniFrancesca Alberti


Print Room Experiments


Christopher Kane / Fendi / Zero Maria Cornejo / Issey Miyake / Valentino / Public School – photos via


Print Room Experiments inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by

Danilo GalipóRoberto GuidolinAhmet SenelLeticia Tescaro

Patternbank brings you the highlights from Paris S/S 2014 Fashion Week. This is the second instalment where we have selected designers showing key print trends for Spring / Summer 2014. Watch out for Part 3 which will follow shortly.

Celine S/S 2014

Bold Painted Brushstrokes – Newsprint Type – Graphic Emblems – Brassaï Graffiti References – Doodle Styles – Primary Colour Palette – Giant Strokes and Squiggles – 80’s Vibe

Celine photos via


Givenchy S/S 2014

Japan and African Cultures Collide – Warrior Style – Heavy Embellishments – Asymmetric Draping – Samurai Silhouettes – Earthy Hues – Encrusted Rainbow Sequins – Tribal Mood

Givenchy photos via


Tsumori Chisato S/S 2014

Creative Hand-painted Check Prints – Sketchy Painted Style – Ombre and Tie Dye Mixing – Quirky Illustrations – Painted Brushwork – Bleed and Watercolour Markings

Tsumori Chitsato photos via


Kenzo S/S 2014

Slogan T-Shirt Graphics – Fish Motifs – Crosshatched and Scribbled – Watery Prints – Fine Coloured Pencil Lines – Illustrative Drawing Style – Resist Areas

Kenzo photos via


Vivienne Westwood S/S 2014

Painted Tropical Florals – Over-size Scale – Silhouette Floral Sprays – Cute T-shirt Graphics – Fashion Mash-ups – Floral and Fabric Mix – Pieced Together Patchwork

Vivienne Westwood photos via


Christian Dior S/S 2014

Hyper Real Florals – Slogan Graphic Badges – Wisteria Trailing Blooms – Techno Colour Blossoms – Horizontal Multicoloured Stripes – Metallic Jacquards – Floral Sprigs

Christian Dior photos via


Chalayan S/S 2014

Blurred and Out of Focus St Tropez Scenes – Multicoloured 3D Fabrications – Artful Paint Strokes – Beach Towel Stripes – Blurred Tropical Prints – Pastel Hues

Chalayan photos via


Giambattista Valli S/S 2014

Pansy Scattered Blooms – Pale Softness – Wheat Prints as Paisleys – Deep Border Layouts – Pen Drawn Vertical Lines – 3D Floral Applications – Painterly Palette Marks

Giambattista Valli photos via


Sonia Rykiel S/S 2014

Experimental Florals – Unusual Plant Forms – Vibrant Rich Colour – Hand Drawn Qualities – Art Nouveau Style – Botanical Looking Florals – Heavily Embellished Areas

Sonia Rykiel photos via


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


In this report Patternbank brings you our print and pattern highlights from the recent London A/W 2013 Fashion Week. Here we have selected key designers showing the strongest print trends for the Fall / Winter 2013 Season. Check back soon for Part 2 of the London Fashion Week print report, which we are currently working on!

Holly Fulton A/W 2013


Geometric Pattern & Patchwork  – Regimented Lipstick prints – 3D Structure Pattern – Tiger & Bear Face Graphic Motifs – Collaged Workings – M.C. Escher Inspired Geometric Cube Prints – Twisted Art Deco Plays

Holly Fulton photos via

Clements Ribeiro A/W 2013


Folk Borders – Geometric Impact – Folkloric influences – Tapestry Patterns – Brazilian ‘Chita’ Floral Placements – Grid and Colourblock Layouts – Tartan – Animal Print References

Clements Ribeiro photos via

KTZ A/W 2013


Deconstructed Tarot & Playing Card Elements – High Contrast Pattern Combos – Pop Tribalism – Leather Patchwork Pattern – Intense Pattern Mixes – Kaleidoscope Print Build-Ups

KTZ photos via

Giles A/W 2013


Gold Foil Print Highlights – Neon Folk Looks – Photographic Fractured Prints – Abstracted Photo Prints – Oversized Ikat Prints

Giles photos via

Christopher Kane A/W 2013


Re-energised Camouflage Prints – Sculptural Geometric Structures – Brain Motifs – Charles Rennie Mackintosh References – 60s Visual Plays

Christopher Kane photos via

Erdem A/W 2013


Oversized Sequins  – Dark Grounds – Abstracted Prints – Mixing of Blurred and In Focus Forals – Damask References – Lace and Rose Layered Looks – Scattered Pattern Structures

Erdem photos via

Jean-Pierre Braganza A/W 2013


Panoramic Landscape Print  – Mathematical Ratio References  –  Dystopian Visuals – Infinity Sci-Fi Borders – Digital Experimentation – Print Structures Inspired by The Golden Ratio – Smoky Looks

Jean Pierre Braganza photos via

Part 2 of Patternbank’s London’s Print & Pattern Highlight report will be live shortly.

Patternbank brings you Part 2 of 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. You can view Part 1 here.

World Traveller

Oriental Origins / Hand-painted Florals / Vivid Colour / Indian Jewelled Prints / Magpie Mixes / Stylish Tie-Dye / Folk Inspired / Pictorial Prints

Etro, Manish Arora, Anna Sui, Tory Burch, Tsumori Chisato, Dolce & Gabbana All photos via


Snakeskin Mix

One Colour Mono-Print Snakeskin / Over scaled Snakeskin / Blurring Effects / Shiny Surfaces / Space Dyed Snakeskin / Pattern Mixes / Ornate Imagery Mix

Zadig & Voltaire, Erdem, Valentino, Proenza Schouler, Preen, Roberto Cavalli All photos via


Single Blooms

Painted Studies / Single Stem Flower heads / Limited Colour Use / Spaced Repeats / Graphic Sketches / Tonal Colours / Large petal Shapes

Raleigh, Anna Sui, Tsumori Chisato, Naeem Khan, Suno, Dries Van Noten All photos via


Graphic Illustrated

Baroque Embellished Print / Animal and Jewellery Motifs / Intricate Drawn Patterns / Fresh White Backgrounds / Metallic Iridescent Pastels / Novelty Prints

Manish Arora, Mara Hoffman, Mary Katrantzou, Suno, Jean Charles de Castelbajac All photos via


Circus Fun

Grid-like Checks / Checkerboard Mixes / Harlequin Use / Retro Pop-art References / Horizontal Painterly Stripes / Bold Stripes / Picasso Inspired

Louis Vuitton, Alexandre Herchcovitch, Balmain, Marc Jacobs, Dolce & Gabbana, Aquilano Rimondi All 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

Peter Pilotto photos via


Clements Ribeiro S/S 2013

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

Clements Ribeiro photos via


Issa London S/S 2013

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

Issa London photos via


Holly Fulton S/S 2013

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

Holly Fulton photos via


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

House of Holland photos via


Jasper Conran S/S 2013

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

Jasper Conran photos via


Louise Gray S/S 2013

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

Louise Gray  photos via

Patternbank brings you the second instalment of our highlights from New York Fashion Week. Here we have selected designers showing the key print trends for Spring / Summer 2013. We will also be covering London Fashion Week, Milan and Paris in the next few weeks. See part 1 here.

Proenza Schouler SS2013

Abstracted and Distressed / Photographic Landscapes / Graphic Impact / Patchwork Pieces

Proenza Schouler photos via


Diane Von Furstenberg SS2013

Stylised Florals / Silhouettes / Large Scale Skins / Strong Graphics / Drawn Marks

Diane Von Furstenberg photos via


Marc by Marc Jacobs SS2013

Mix Matched Prints / Maasai-Inspired Checks / Gingham Mixes / Urban Graphics

Marc by Marc Jacobs photos via


Sophie Theallet SS2013

Printed Motifs / Kaleidoscopic Effects / Brush Strokes / Dragonflies / Burn Orange / Iridescent Colour

Sophie Theallet photos via


Tory Burch SS2013

Country Chic / Prairie Florals / Embroidered Folk / Tribal and Travel Mixes / Tie Dye Effects

Tory Burch photos via


Marc Jacobs SS2013

Horizontal and Vertical Stripes / Circus Stripes / Psychedelic Curves / Checkerboard Squares / Stripes and Check Mix

Marc Jacobs photos via


J.mendel SS2013

Rich Florals / Inky Watercolours / Floral Overlays  / Jewel Colours

J.Mendel photos via


Zero Maria Cornejo SS2013

Mono-print and Woodblock Prints / Primitive Futuristic / Monochromatic Palette

Zero Maria Cornejo photos via

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 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 just love this new collection by LA based designer Gregory Parkinson. The line Gregory will be part of a new range at Anthropologie called Made in Kind, a new platform for introducing designer collections at the chain. Parkinson’s signature tie-dye, mixed with print and eclectic colour sits perfectly in Anthropologies stores alongside a host of other talents such as Bryon LarsCharlotte TaylorRachel Rose and Tracey Reese. Parkinson is originally from the UK and has been making his mark in sunny California since 1996. His talent and love for textiles and print is clearly evident and this collection is sure to be a big hit.


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