Where better to study than Tokyo one of the most inspiring cities in the world, Bunka Fashion Graduate University allows students to broaden their horizons and learn impeccable Japanese sewing skills as well as use fabulous Japanese textiles. It’s no wonder then that the students are producing such creative and innovative work and maybe don’t get t[...]
Chinese illustrator Zhou Fan has a distinct Japanese quality in his art and visual explorations. Fan explains ‘ My paintings are based on dreams that I had as a child of many many jellyfish floating in the sky, some of which fell to the ground on parachures and became mushrooms. These dreams had a strong impact on me, and I remember them vividl[...]
Patternbank brings you our second print highlight report on the recent London A/W 2014/15 Fashion shows. In this instalment we have again selected key designers showing the strongest print trends for Autumn/Winter 2014/15. Keep an eye out for our reports on Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.
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Vibrant colour use, energetic mark making and lush tropical themes are a product of Linnie Zulu’s Tanzanian family heritage. After spending her childhood in Scotland Linnie is now an East London based illustrator and her work has been featured in fashion publications on apparel and accessories as well as having numerous exhibitions under her b[...]
Patternbank have just returned form the recent Pulse London event where designers and brands show their latest products to the industry. Held at it's new home of Olympia the show is an irresistible source for stand-out homeware and design. In particular the Launchpad area showcases new and emerging talent offering their latest design collection[...]