Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Architecture | Getaways

Richard Woods

With the last days of summer ahead, why not spend some time lounging in a patterned retreat in the woods. Here are a few of our favorite getaways that are sure to bring some element of relaxation, as well as inspiration.

Mirrorcube | Tree Hotel
Concrete Pod House | Kazuya Morita
Bird's Nest | Tree Hotel

Friday, August 24, 2012

Art: Paul Jenkins

Paul Jenkins was an artist originally associated with abstract expressionism and his work looks more relevant and inspiring today than any other ab-ex paintings.

In surface design, painterly treatments are making a big comeback, what with Christopher Kane's new men's collection, and lots of other new looks featuring this romantic trend.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Interiors: Daryn Ralph

via designmilk.

Daryn Ralph is a british textile designer with a talent for elaborate and colorful upholstery.  Here, she's re-covered this old chair (the before is seen below) in radiant print and texture to create a wildly contemporary design that speaks to one of our favorite classic sofa designs, the Mah Jong Sofa from Roche Bobois.

Fabric Selections:

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Trend Guide | Spring 14

Looking for the latest trends in print and color? Look no further than Pattern People's new guide for Spring/Summer 14. Inside, you'll find 28 pages of trends like Futurism, Ornate Craft, Passion Statements, Style Mix and Color Trends. Check it out here.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Blurred Prints

Keep your eyes peeled as out of focus techniques, such as this design from Timorous Beasties, become a new trend in patterns.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The Xiying Rainbow Bridge

The Xiying Rainbow Bridge is an elevated pedestrian walkway located in Magong, Penghu County in Taiwan. The bridge is lined with a thin neon band that reflects a rainbow onto the water’s surface below at night.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012


The consensus at Printsource seems to be, geos are in! Here are some of our favorites from home, runway, art, and accessories.

clockwise: Bedspread by Urban Outfitters // pillow by Leah Duncan // cuff by Verebel on Etsy // Dress by Peter Pilotti // Dress by VIvienne Tam // Album art by Andy Gilmore