With inspiration deriving from fantastical imagery, layered prints from collages, a fusion of floral and paisley embodying a psychedelic pop, this season’s trend watch, Ethereal Garden, will have your wardrobe brimming with colorful life. JLD-Studios will presenting this trend next week at Printsource. TREND Overlapping symmetrical prints, distorted imagery and remnants of the Aztec culture, all immersed in a bright palette of juicy and spicy hues, are some of the key print trends we are following for this Ethereal Garden collection. INSPIRATION Surreal style and floral immersed in high-contrast hues that are large in scale and abstract in nature are all sources of inspiration forRead More →

With inspiration deriving from vintage photographs, Pearl Harbor, dainty motifs and hazy filters, this season’s trend watch; Sunset Graphic, will become ever so versatile. TREND Floral motifs, palm trees, dusty floral and vintage graphics are some of the key print trends we are following for this Sunset Graphics collection. INSPIRATION Vintage photographs, watercolor brush strokes, hazy filters and hazy images are all sources of inspiration for the sunset graphics trend. VISUAL REALITY Make sure to visit us at Printsource January 15-16, Penn Plaza Pavilion, Booth E7.  Read More →

 ** BOOTH E7 ** JLD-Studios will be attending Printsource with a brand new collection of Production Ready Prints. Deemed as the Premier Market for Surface and Textile Design in the USA, Printsource New York, is holding their first of three shows January 15-16 in New York City. Recognized as the hub for the world’s top creative talent, Printsource showcases hundreds of collections covering the apparel, home goods and paper goods industries.  So why should you stop by our booth above all others? Our ability to create newly commissioned textile print designs specific to your project stands us apart from the rest. With a fresh, seasonalRead More →

The world of design is never as easy as it looks. From customer preferences to trend forecasting all the way to the garment construction the starting of a collection process can be very tedious. However one of the most important parts of the design process is the development of Technical Illustrations. Many people may not know about this step within the design process. However the development of technical illustrations is one of the most important and key parts of the design process. You might be asking yourself “what are technical illustrations?” Here is the quick definition via YourDictionary.com, “A technical drawing or plan, rendered toRead More →

Have you ever purchased an article of clothing and felt that it just didn’t have quite a great fit or look on you? How about on the opposite, have you ever felt that it was the perfect fit and look? This emotion that the end user feels is usually brought up in the Design Illustration and Silhouette development process of creating a collection. Customer satisfaction and functionality is a great influencer when it comes to designing a garment. The designer and product developer must take into consideration what their customer desires in a specific garment. Whether it is a bicyclist wanting a back pocket onRead More →

When starting a collection the generation of a color story is very important. From the blues to gold to pinks and purples, no matter what story you choose it obvious to say that they must go well together. Whether you choose to go with a monochromatic color scheme or a complimentary, it is such an important part of the collection process. Some designers may choose to go to a picture for color inspiration; others may choose to use a series of paintings or photographs. Another great resource that a good majority of the fashion world today chooses to go through is forecasting services. They mayRead More →

Today we are launching a new blog series that takes you through the steps of creating a collection. Whether it’s the first time a company is bringing apparel to market or they are a seasoned brand, everything starts from an initial concept. From demographic info to the trend direction it all comes up in this phase of development. We decided to create a line of activewear for Spring 2014. Over the next few weeks we’ll take you through the steps of bringing this collection to life. Today we are going to ask and answer a few important questions. First we set the mood. Who isRead More →

We are excited to announce that we will be attending Printsource July 30th, 31st, and August 1st with a new collection of textiles to show. drastic dS emulator apk For Android As always, all prints from JLD-Studios are reduced, in repeat, and production ready. When purchasing from us you will save your company, and design team, time and money. Stop on by booth G13 to see our entire collection. Location: 7W New York 34th Street and 5th Avenue New York City Dates & Time: Monday, July 30th: 9am – 6pm Tuesday, July 31st: 9am – 6pm Wednesday, Aug 1st: 9am – 4pm Collection will beRead More →

We are seeing pastels hitting a high note in the current trend cycles.   Trending Pastels by jkr382 featuring sequin dresses happy new year status   There is still time to jump on this trend for late Spring and early Summer deliveries.   Trending Pastels by jkr382 featuring pastel shoes   Work with your fabric suppliers to find available yardage in these shades and update one of your top selling silhouettes in the new fabric. Then you’ll be on trend!Read More →