June 12, 2012

>>TRENDS - PATTERNBANK A/W 2013 & S/S 2013

An exceptionally great resource is Patternbank.... they aim to keep you up to speed with the rapidly evolving world of print, pattern and apparel graphics. Their global research brings you essential inspiration ideas for graphics, prints and patterns, making Patternbank a valuable resource and intelligence tool for any business, designer or buyer.


With over 20 years in the print, graphics and fashion industry the team has a creative and focused eye to aid you in your seasonal design developments.  The Patternbank team have expert knowledge of the print and graphic industry with specialized skills in spotting directional visual inspiration, as well as keeping you up to date on apparel print and graphic developments.


Here are their 2013 trend inspirations for A/W 2013 and for S/S 2013 which was based on their 3 day visit at the Premiere Vision and Indigo S/S 13 show to discover key print trends emerging for the season.  Sign up for their newsletter and download the full trend report for S/S 2013 Parts 1 & 2, here.

INSPIRATION 
   AUTUMN/WINTER 2013 - DARK BURNOUTS & DISTRESSED TAPESTRY   



As posted on their site,  06/11/2012 -  go here


[ Inspiration for Autumn/Winter 2013 ] - Prints inspired by Burnished Looks . Distressed Tapestry . Rich Oil Colours. Ornate Imagery . Historical and Decorative Pattern . Textured Marbled Effects

PRINT TRENDS
   SPRING/SUMMER 2013 PART 1- PREMIERE VISION + INDIGO   







As posted on their site,  02/29/2012 -  go here





[ Vivid Jungle ] - Tropical vegetation focus - Photo real jungle scenes - Micro and large scale tropical flower studies - Watercolour textural effects - Symmetrical prints - Fern leaf overlap pattern forms - Engineered tropical placements - Distorted jungle prints

[ Garden Crop ] - Fresh colour use - Garden life illustrations - Flowers and vegetable mixes - Botanical spring floral blooms - Traditional country garden flowers - White ground patterns - Stylized linear looks - Playful pattern


   SPRING/SUMMER 2013 PART 2- PRMIERE VISION + INDIGO   





As posted on their site,  03/7/2012 -  go here


Digitally Enhanced ] - Pop Art inspired half-tone dots - Futuristic florals hidden amongst complex geometry - Textural and photographic overlays - Painterly abstract multicolor imagery - Photoshop blurred zig zags - Photoshop filters create complex fading in and out of colour


[ Summer Tribe ] - Abstract Ikat Designs - Simplified Ikat - Optical Patterns - Vibrant Colour Enhanced Ethnic Compsitions - Mixed Stripes and Pattern Forms - Blurred Felt-tip Pen Visuals - Multi-coloured traditional Ikat Motifs


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