Friday, July 29, 2011

Top Ten Print Trends for AW12/13

Need a little inspiration as you wrap up your Fall collection? Pattern People picks their top ten print trends for AW12/13.

1. TAPESTRY - Woven-looking dense designs in scenics, florals and ornamentals.
2. PAINTERLY STRIPES - An update to the hard-edge stripe of late, this hand drawn interpretation brings a softer look to the continuing trend.
3. CROSS STITCH - Crafty-looking cross stitch inspired by Eastern and Northern Europe.
4. BIG BLOOMS - Larger than life florals make an impact in bold form.
5. THE SILK ROAD - Asian ceramics and other artisan crafts influence this direction which mixes traditions from China to Turkey.6. PRE WAR PRINTS - Tossed florals and conversational prints take on a decidedly late 30s/early 40s feel.
7. GO FOR BAROQUE - Ornamentation abounds in curls and swirls.
8. INDONESIAN INSPIRATION - Indonesian textile techniques such as batik, wood block and hand painting influence this direction.
9. COLOR BLOCK - Bold and bright, there is no stopping the visual impact of this trend.
10. OPPOSITES ATTRACT - Opposing shapes and contrasting colors are paired to create optical vibrations.
And if you're ready for Spring 13 trends, check out our recently released print guide featuring inspirational directions and beautiful layouts.

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