Friday, October 26, 2012

Inspiration | Folk Embroidery

Embroidery from folk traditions around the globe sets a colorful inspiration for print designs for kids or women's wear. By the way, click on the link for DIY Bavarian Bracelets to see a really cool tutorial on how to make these easily at home.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Wicker Wonderland at Balmain

Is wicker the next big surface trend? Balmain makes it look surprisingly irresistible.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Graphic Style

artist Melanie Flood | Suno | Balmain | Peter Pilotto
Mix it up with geometrics and stripes for an eye-catching print combination.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Updated Animal Print

Are honeycomb and tortoise the next cheetah and snake?  We are loving these surface treatments at Alexander McQueen, and it's about time for some new animal prints.  Let us know what you think by commenting here.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

SP13 | Escape to the Tropics

Issa London SP13
Some of the most eye catching prints of the season came off the runway at Issa London's show. Photo collaged tropical prints with under the sea explosions of color decorated the long flowing gowns while hand illustrated jungle prints popped with primary colors on caftans, tops and more.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

SP 13 | Miu Miu

Chalky burnout ruled the print story at Miu Miu. The mood is dark, mysterious and bold, but with a warm organic hand treated look.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Grunge Update

We're loving Dries van Noten's update to the grunge look. By mixing plaids with an overlaid floral, van Noten makes this traditionally masculine look feel feminine and flirty.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Surface Textures

Giles Miller
Check out these amazing surface tiles created by Giles Miller. Available in walnut or ceramic, the tiles are laser cut in a way to create depth and detail through shadows and light. See more here.