Textile and print design can take on many forms. One of the most common is repeating patterns. This can also be called a seamless design. In it’s simplest form, it’s a motif that can be repeated vertically and horizontally, forever, without a break in the design. Repeating patterns can be seen in everything from leggings to wallpaper. The key factor to consider when designing into this format is how your design will look once repeated out. If the fabric will be cut into multiple small pieces, the seam may not be an issue. But in larger formats, hiding the seam creates a much more fluidRead More →

April Showers… It wouldn’t be spring without floral prints, and this spring it is all about Flower Power. From soft to edgy, we see this season essential return to us year after year, reminding us that summer is on the horizon. click hereThis can be applied to anything from feminine lines to edgy designs, and everything in between.Read More →

Floral for spring is not groundbreaking, as astutely noted in “The Devil Wears Prada,”. Floral Menswear for the past few seasons has been transcendent, such as Vivienne Westwood’s spring ’13 floral-inspired collection. Gone are the micro paisley/floral prints of decades past. Instead, bold, dark yet vibrant floral patterns for menswear have been on trend. Notably, Givenchy’s ‘Birds of Paradise’ tee have allowed men to be more comfortable with floral menswear in their everyday wear. For Spring ’14, Prada, Gucci, Dries Van Noten and Valentino have continued to travel down this path, all showing floral prints making their way down the runway. From Prada’s bold displayRead More →