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.
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 S/S 2014
Bright Candy and Neon Mixes – Tribal Pattern Injection – Colourful Kaleidoscope References – Geometric Mirroring – Checkerboard and Floral mixes – Quirky Pattern plays
Custo Barcelona photos via Style.com
Libertine S/S 2014
Iridescent Foil Prints – Kaleidoscope Pattern build ups – Simplistic Bold Floral Placements – Blurred Brushstrokes – Clashing Brights
Libertine photos via Style.com
Vivienne Tam S/S 2014
Linear Florals – Monochromatic crosshatch – Black and White Stylized Skyscapes – Checks and Stripes – Large Scale Single Blooms – Optical Geometric Prints
Vivienne Tam photos via Style.com
Zero + Maria Cornejo S/S 2014
Fractured Mirror Print – Bold Geometric – Pixelated Glitch – Block Prints - Manipulated Computer Imagery, Kaleidoscopic Aspects – Filtered imager and Pattern Forms
Zero + Maria Cornejo photos via Style.com
MM6 Maison Martin Margiela S/S 2014
Blurring and Distortion – Tonal and Monochromatic – Fused Photographic Landscapes – Enlarged Urban Photographic - Translucent Tones – Industrial Beauty
MM6 Maison Martin Margiela photos via Style.com
Marc By Marc Jacobs S/S 2014
Minimal Colour use – Linear Pattern plays – Simplified Pattern – Bold Graphic Shapes – Contour lines – Optical Pattern forms -
Marc By Marc Jacobs photos via Style.com
Sass & Bide S/S 2014
Minimal Black & White – Bold Graphic Shapes – Optical Pattern Plays – Monochromatic - Floral Embroidery – Dense and Structured Pattern
Sass & Bide photos via Style.com
Vera Wang S/S 2014
Ethereal Beauty – Blurring and Distortion – Bleed and Watercolor Markings – Over-scaled Paint Brush Marks -Watery and Aquatic Movement – Painted Brushwork
Vera Wang photos via Style.com
In this report Patternbank brings you our print and pattern highlights from the recent London S/S 2014 Fashion shows (London Fashion Week). Here we have selected key designers showing the strongest print trends for the S/S 2014 Season. Check back soon for Milan & Paris print highlight reports, which we are currently working on! These highlight reports will be followed by a Print Trend round up report, that will focus in on the key print trend stories for Spring/Summer 2014.
Alexander McQueen S/S 2014
Alexander McQueen photos via Fashionising.com
KTZ S/S 2014
KTZ photos via Fashionising.com
Craig Green S/S 2014
Craig Green photos via Fashionising.com
Patternbank brings you a snapshot of the key prints seen at the recent Part 1 New Designers Graduate show.
The Patternbank team recently visited the New Designers Graduate show at London’s Business Design Centre. Taking place over two weeks, with eight distinct design zones and two prestigious Awards Evenings, New Designers is the UK’s most important graduate design exhibition, full of innovation and fresh thinking. Part 1 of the graduate show focused on Textiles and surface pattern design courses and was the ultimate event to spot the next wave of creative talent to hit the industry.
Patternbank brings you a snapshot of the key prints seen at the recent London Graduate Fashion week. Celebrating the work of more than 1,000 of the finest BA degree Fashion students from 40 Universities across the UK and overseas, Graduate Fashion Week is the ultimate event for spotting the next wave of creative talent to hit the industry.
Josephine Pettman – Ravensbourne University
Chen Yu Wang – Ravensbourne University
Nicolas Wirth – Istituto Marangoni
Patternbank were drawn to these amazing abstracted architectural drawings from Lekan Jeyifous’ ‘Settlement and City Strategies’ series. Though outputted digitally, the drawings possess a textured and painterly quality as a result of combining hand-drawn sketches, industrial textures, surfaces of deteriorated paper, and digital architectural models. See more of Lekan’s work on his portfolio site vigilism.com
Patternbank are loving Finnish born illustrator Kustaa Saksi. We’ve been tracking his creative explorations over the last couple of years and has already collaborated with the likes of Nike, Levi’s, Issey Miyake, Playstation and recently Montecore’s S/S 13 collection. Saksi’s fantastical worlds of playful, paradoxical and psychedelic atmospheres have a unique visual look through pattern,texture and graphic form. See more of his amazing work at kustaasaksi.com
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