These incredible photographic images took our breath away recently. Reem Abdel-Jabbar uses movement and textures within his photographic explorations. Abdel-Jabbar crafts movement, layers, textures and blended elements through her photography to create some striking patterns and visuals. See more of her work on tumblr and Martina-Reem.
In this extensive new PDF report, Patternbank brings you the essential Autumn/Winter 2014/15 print trend information seen at September’s Première Vision and Indigo shows in Paris. Our trend team were on hand to capture all the seasonal key points. This report brings you the key print trend insights from the show, making this report an indispensable intelligence tool for your seasonal print developments.
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 Autumn/Winter 2014/15. This new improved PDF report will be your essential seasonal aid for your new print developments and colour direction.
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Justin Windle trained in illustration and animation, since then he has used his skills as a generative artist to create a range of interactive experiments on his website Soulwire. Patternbank love his glitchy style, check out his Triangulations and other experiments where you can create generated patterns.
Patternbank brings you our second print highlight report on the recent New York 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 reports on London, Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.
Custo Barcelona photos via Style.com
Libertine photos via Style.com
Vivienne Tam photos via Style.com
Zero + Maria Cornejo photos via Style.com
MM6 Maison Martin Margiela photos via Style.com
Marc By Marc Jacobs photos via Style.com
Sass & Bide photos via Style.com
Vera Wang photos via Style.com
Danny Ivan is an awesomely talented Digital Artist based in Lisbon, Portugal who sells his work at a variety of quality online outlets including Society 6, Curioos and Casetagram. We love the way he cleverly uses pattern, images and texture to give his work a uniquely ethereal quality. Check out his wares on Society 6.
These wild macrophotography caught our eye recently. Here Photographer Cliffe Briggie combines water, colour and ice to create these complex abstract visuals. Briggie explains “I make photographic images by opening heart and mind to their naturally wakeful state—a vivid, raw, intimate experience. Choice of subject is guided by what flickr colleague Brad Wise calls the hidden energies within ordinary objects. ” Check out the some of Briggie’s most recent work on his Flickr photostream.
The Patternbank team saw these inspiring photographic images featured on Kuvva. A real visual mix of conversational & photographic distorted prints that are trending heavily at the moment.
These inspiring pieces are the work of Polish photographer Peter Kowalski who is currently based in Kraków. This project named ‘Untitled 2013’ looks at how the city of Rome has changed and grown into an incredibly busy and complex metropolis. Kowalski explains, each image consists of 3 to 5 photographs taken at different times and represent different architectural periods. Put together they dance in an unexpectedly symbiotic way, co-existing in a mosaic of shapes and colours. See more of his inspiring work at kowalskivision.com
Sonnenzimmer is the Chicago-based studio of Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi. Their humble beginnings of a shared painting studio complete with industrial screen printing equipment, sealed their union. This soon developed and grew into a design and print studio specialising in hand-crafted prints and fine art. Their bac[...]
The team at Patternbank are excited to bring you our first ever Print & Graphics report from the internationally renowned shows Bread & Butter and Bright... and it's a free PDF download! Bread & Butter Berlin are an innovative trade fair event for contemporary clothing culture. With approx. 600 exhibitors covering[...]
Patternbank love the mix of fabrics Masion Martin Margiela has brought together to create this Artisanal Couture Collection for Spring/Summer 2014. Artisanal includes textile collections from Frank Lloyd Wright, Raoul Dufy, 1920’s Bauhaus tapestries and Mariano Fortuny Fabrics bridging the gap between fashion, interiors and [...]
Patternbank brings you our third and final print highlight report on the recent New York 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 London, Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering [...]
New wave pop art clashes with the urban landscape in these colourful artworks of Tristan Eaton. Based in Los Angeles Eaton career path includes graffiti artist, painter, illustrator, skater and toy designer. His work mixes many art techniques to create unique and bold modern day pop art statements. Easton's early graffiti r[...]