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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 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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We’ve got 2 versions of our indispensable Autumn/Winter 2015/16 Print Trend Report 3 x PDF Bundle this season. The PDF only version contains our Autumn/Winter 2015/16 Print Trend Reports Part 1 & 2 plus the Première Vision + Indigo Autumn/Winter 2015/16 Print Trend Report at a great value price of $150 a saving of $70 if you were to buy all 3 separately.

Then we have a version that contains all of the above plus 128 exclusive royalty free Stock designs expertly curated from our Studio. This is priced at $450 which is a massive saving compared to buying 128 Stock designs at $50 each on the Studio which comes to $6,400!!!!!. So if you are looking for lots of on trend, directional prints at a great price for the Autumn/Winter 2015/16 season then this is for you.

  • 28 key print trends for Autumn/Winter 2015/16

  • Over 120 pages of inspirational print forecast intelligence

  • Over 300 on trend hand-picked colour images

  • Seasonal print mood & print direction pages for each trend

  • Colour breakdowns for each print trend with TCX Pantone references

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Patternbank Textile Design Studio Version with 128 Stock Designs

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In addition to the PDF Only version you get 128 hand-picked textile designs from some of the amazingly talented designers on the Patternbank Studio. Each design is chosen to fit perfectly with one of our 16 strong directional print trend stories.

Included in the Patternbank Studio version:

  • All of the above from the PDF only version

  • 128 hi-res hand picked ready to use images (8 prints per trend story) from the Patternbank Studio

  • Expanded PDF with linked thumbnails of all 128 textile designs

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Some of the designs and designers included are:

Persian Carpet by Simonetta De SimoneWrap 1 by ZulkarneynButtercream Roses by Marianna ShomeroRose Daube by Janie MurphyTie Dye With Flowers by EJDesignerCrocodile Color Skin by ErceylanusMix Match by Rocolle ClémentineRumble in the Jungle by Adrianna ThomasFicus Camo Print by Aina Martinez SnapeMirrored Rainforest by Maria GiannakakisBirds Eye Diamond Stripe by Gwyn MarathasDigitalis Love by Elena Mileva-KrastevaHexagon Rosette by Garth SimmonsPixel Explosion Cityscape by Mindaugas PatapasTrace by Nina ZulianGeo Abstract by Kerrie CauvinBlue Green Pattern by Velvetgoldmine

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Botanical simplicity is at the heart of this collection of paintings by Tasmanian artist Jennifer Tyers. Exploring the landscape and drawing from life help her to capture the essence of her surroundings, “Making landscapes is very interesting, as every time it is a challenge. It somehow seems more ‘pure’ than making works in a studio, or any other kind of work that I have done. Maybe it’s the process, or just being away from everything a studio has in it – books, internet, radio, music, people, objects, stuff I like. You have only yourself, and colours and what you see”. Tyers more recently based in Japan has spent time painting in Singapore’s Botanical Gardens and in Borneo as an artist in residence. See more from the artist here.

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Paris Fashion Week may have been the more subtle of shows but when it came to showing print it was sophisticated and highly wearable. Dries stole the show with his runway of forest moss where the models relaxed in their exotic travelled prints. Forests seem to be a recurring theme from Chalayan’s Orange Trees of North Africa to the more mystical folk and fairytale inspired at Lanvin and Undercover. Stay tuned for Part 2 later this week.

Dries Van Noten S/S 15

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Pixelated Pattern – Contrasting Boarders – Rich Oriental Carpets – Bright Accents – Bias Stripes – Eclectic Embroidery

Dries Van Noten photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Carven S/S 15

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60’s Retro Cuts – Pop Art Primary Colour – Simple Formular 1 Graphics – Japanese Landscape Paintings – Hokusai Inspired Prints

Carven photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Chalayan S/S 15

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Lattice Pattern – Simple Silhouettes – Grid-like Geometrics – Ariel Land Drawings – Tree Illustrations – Moorish and Arab Culture

Chalayan photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Christian Wijnants S/S 15

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Fine Linear Stripes – Abstract Shapes – Ink Washes – Bias Stripes – Foliage Ink Drawings – Reflective Copper – Simple Petal Textures

Christian Wijnants photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Gareth Pugh S/S 15

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Folk and Pagan Inspired – Black an White Opticals – Bold Diamonds – Magic and Mystery – Bold Stripes Plays

Gareth Pugh photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Lanvin S/S 15

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Delicately Painted – Woodland Scenes – Forest Deer – Autumnal Leaves – Opulent Brocades – Offset Imagery – Trailing Branches

Lanvin photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Manish Arora S/S 15

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Candy Pastels – Kitsch Indian Portraits – Unreal Landscapes – Spacemen and Spaceships – Crafted Sequins and Embroidery

Manish Arora photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Undercover S/S 15

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Delicate Feathers – Maleficent Headpieces – Fairytales and Folklore – Hieronymus Bosch Garden Prints – Swan Imagery

Undercover photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

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Hot on the heels of our indispensable Autumn/Winter 2015/16 Print Trend Report Part 1 we are proud to announce Part 2 of the report. Again, we’ve created two versions  – version one is the report you know and love which contains just the print trend PDF and thumbnails of the 64 designs and then we’ve created an additional version with 64 hand-picked exclusive hi-res print designs from the Patternbank Studio, our revolutionary new online textile design studio.

The PDF only version contains eight print trends that have been divided into mood boards, print direction pages and colour palette-inspiration pages, complete with TCX Pantone references. Our mood boards set the scene with imagery chosen to create an atmosphere for the trend; our print direction pages break down the mood and focus on inspirational print direction visuals to offer you a concise reference. All images are credited for your convenience, providing the opportunity to further your research on key trends.

  • 8 key print trends for Autumn/Winter 2015/16

  • Over 36 pages of inspirational print forecast intelligence

  • Over 170 on trend hand-picked colour images

  • Seasonal print mood & print direction pages for each trend

  • Colour breakdowns for each print trend with TCX Pantone references

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Patternbank Textile Design Studio Version

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In addition to the above with this version you get 64 hand-picked textile designs from some of the amazingly talented designers on the Patternbank Studio. Each design is chosen to fit perfectly with one of our 8 strong directional print trend stories.

Included in the Patternbank Studio version:

  • All of the above from the PDF only version

  • 64 hi-res hand picked ready to use images (8 prints per trend story) from the Patternbank Studio

  • Expanded 54 page PDF with linked thumbnails of all 64 textile designs

Buy PDF Trend Report + 64 Exclusive Print Designs

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Thanks to all of our friends and followers for all their support in 2013. Here’s to another great year of everything Print, Pattern and Graphics and wishing you all peace and happiness for 2014. We’ve put together our favourite festive tree ideas found on Pinterest, check out Patternbanks Pinterest boards for more inspiration. Have a great one!

Simplicity

DIY Alternative Christmas Tree, Free People Ingrid Jensen, Wood & Wool, 2D Chalk Tree, A Leg Up, Ingrid Jensen, Wood & Wool

 

Light

Mid Century Christmas Card, pinterest, Homemade Tree via designrulz.com, Tree Decoration, michelemadame.com

 

Keepsakes

Christmas Tree, alltheluckintheworld.nl Ballball Christmas Tree – flickr,  Wall Tree via Nicety, Grandpa’s Tree, Dally on flickr

 

Nostalgia

Wreath, Elizabeth Fredko Dime Store Chic, Christmas Tree, charlie3engineer on flickr, Vintage Decoration, victoriantradingco.com, Colourful Christmas Trees, rainingsheep.com

 

Erika Pochybova-Johnson creates these intricate paintings in her own unique style using elaborate combinations of brightly coloured dots, shape and lines. Originally from Czechoslovakia Erika now lives and works in Lubbock, Texas. Patternbank love the kaleidoscopic patterns that are created as Erika improvises as she paints using nature and the landscapes around her for inspiration. See more of her work on her website ebova.com

 

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The Patternbank team visited Bristol’s Affordable Art Fair at Brunel’s Old Station last weekend. The Affordable Art Fair’s formula is simple, yet unique: a relaxed, inspiring environment and lots of good quality contemporary art. In this post we give a quick snapshot of our favorite finds whilst walking the show. Check the website for more information on exhibiting artists and galleries and dates for other cites the fair is visiting.

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Charles EmersonRose Sanderson @ Antlers Gallery

 

Harlequin Gallery and The Marle Gallery

Clare Schimdt Norris @ Harlequin GalleryEmma Forrester @ The Marle Gallery

 

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Myung Nam AnBecky Blair @ Fourwalls Contemporary Art

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Gregory Euclide produces these miniature landscapes with complex detail using graphite, acrylic and ink in traditional landscape painting fused with found plastic bags, foam, pinecones, sage, moss and paper. The elements are encased environments illustrating their vulnerability where words like wilderness, natural and sustainability come to mind. Euclide’s work is on show at the Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA until 11th May 2013, definitely worth a visit if your in town. The black and white paintings also featured here were produced by Euclide while he taught at Minnesota River Valley School. Using Japanese Sumi ink, whiteboard erasers, paper towels, spray bottles, brushes and any other objects he could find lying around in the classroom, he would create directly onto whiteboards only to casually erase them away at the end of the day. The students were so affected when he erased the beautiful creations that Euclide decided to release a series of prints of the temporary ink designs. “In our culture, there is a strong emphasis on reproduction and the original seems less important,” says Euclide.  Euclide relates this concept to societyʼs impact on the natural world by stating, “When people get to know nature and spend time in it, they start to realize how their actions affect it.”

 

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We’ve taken all 3 of our popular Spring/Summer 2014 Trend Reports and bundled them up into a handy PDF Download. The Collection contains Spring/Summer 2014 Print Trend Reports Part 1 & 2 plus the Première Vision + Indigo Spring/Summer 2014 Print Trend Report at a great value price of $120.

  • 28 print trends for Spring/Summer 2014

  • Over 100 pages of print forecast intelligence

  • Over 380 inspirational hand-picked images

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Whether you are a small print studio, independent freelance designer, manufacturer or clothing line, this bundle of extensive reports will give you a real insight into the most important print trends for Spring/Summer 2014. These trend reports will become your essential seasonal aid for your new print developments and colour direction.

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In this new extensive PDF report, Patternbank brings you the essential Spring/Summer 2014 print trend information seen at February’s Première Vision and Indigo shows in Paris. Our trend team were on hand to capture all the seasonal key points from the show. This report brings you the key print trend insights from the show, making this report an indispensable intelligence tool for your seasonal print developments.

  • 12 Première Vision print trends for Spring/Summer 2014

  • 47 pages of inspirational print forecast intelligence

  • Over 130 on trend hand-picked images

  • Indigo Salon Spring/Summer 2014 Print Trend Themes

  • Première Vision Colour trends for S/S 2014 with TCX Pantone references

  • Clean and visually inspiring layout

This 47 page report includes 12 inspirational print trends :-

Contemporary Ikats / Tribal Geometries / Earth & Cracks / Ready for Flight / Fantastic Aqua Life / Fantastic Safari / Horizon Lines/ Stripy Flowers / Exotic Aviary / Folkloric Mix / Strong Shadows / Teeming Vegetation

Whether you are a small print studio, independent freelance designer, manufacturer or clothing line, this extensive report will give you a real insight into the most important print trends for Spring/Summer 2014. This new improved PDF report will be your essential seasonal aid for your new print developments and colour direction.

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Patternbank brings you our second print trend highlight report on Milan’s recent Autumn/Winter 2013/14 Fashion Shows. In this second instalment we have again selected designers showing key print trends for Autumn/Winter 2013/14. Watch out for the up and coming Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

Marni A/W 2013/14

Panoramic Forest Scenes – Simple Drawn Outlines – Textured Bark Markings – Worn and Cracked Surfaces – Weird and Wonderful Illustrative Drawings – Monochromatic Colour

Marni photos via Vogue.co.uk

MSGM A/W 2013/14

Spliced Floral Prints – Florals Interwoven with Stripes – Vibrant Blooms – Florals Revealed – Mono-print Styles – Stencilled and Cut-out Looks – Intense Rich Backgrounds

MSGM photos via Vogue.co.uk

Dolce & Gabbana A/W 2013/14

Mosaic Pictorial Prints – Fresco Inspirations – Over-scaled Imagery – Bejewelled Craftsmanship – Venetian and Byzantine References – Art Canvas Inspired Designs

Dolce & Gabbana photos via Vogue.co.uk

Emilio Pucci A/W 2013/14

Rocco and Swirling Pattern – Solid Background Colour – Feathered and Fringed – 60’s Silhouettes – Stylish Art Deco Details – Abstract Patterns – 1960’s Otto Print Revisited

Emilio Pucci photos via Vogue.co.uk

Marco De Vincenzo A/W 2013/14

Sculptured Shearing’s – Marbled Print Effects – Rock Textures – New Dimensions – Stone and Marble Interpretations – Optical and Structured Pleats – Origami Foldings

Marco De Vincenzo photos via Vogue.co.uk

Blumarine A/W 2013/14

Floral Bouquets – All-over Print Layouts – Hand Painted Rose Prints – Solid Stripe Backgrounds – Soft Hues – Spriggy and Spring-like Florals – Scattered Layouts

Blumarine photos via Vogue.co.uk

Iceberg A/W 2013/14

Quirky and Colourful Characters – Strict Linear Regularity – Psychedelic Acid Swirls – Precision and Optical Illusions – Heavy Embellishments – Minimal Black & White

Iceberg photos via Vogue.co.uk

Bryan Nash Gill’s strikingly beautiful prints reveal the true complexity of nature through the growth patterns of tree trunks. Gill cuts massive cross-sections of tree trunks, meticulously inks the surface and then transfers the ink on to handmade paper revealing these beautiful prints. For more of Gill’s captivating studies of nature including abstract sculptures, works on paper, and installations check out bryannashgill.com 

 

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With brave new worlds and tropical wonderlands, two key trends coming through for Spring/Summer 2014, Patternbank wanted to share the amazing work of Russian graphic artist Tatiana Plakhova. Her complex and mesmerizing digital paintings trace natural floral forms and biological studies in intense mathematic linear state. Check out her portfolio site for a glimpse into her science fiction-like botanical garden complexitygraphic.com

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Sometimes when something is simple the impact is that much stronger and striking. Leanne Shapton’s patterns are a great example of this. Leanne is a super talented illustrator, author and publisher based in New York City and co-founded J&L Books with photographer Jason Fulford. She published The Native Trees of Canada with Drawn & Quarterly in November 2010, a delightful rendering of deciduous and coniferous life with 84 illustrations in the replica sketchbook. Leanne has also contributed to a regular column in The New York Times Style Magazine’s blog – The Moment and has posted an illustrated series titled “A Month of….” to The New York Times opinion page website. Check out her website for an abundance of talent.

 

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