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 →

Do you think the choice of Pantone color Greenery was a subtle nod to our hope that 2017 would be better than 2016?  After all, “The Grass is Always Greener.”  Despite where you feel we’re heading for this year, the color of the year is as cheery as Kermit. To embrace the shade our textile designers had a little fun with our print library. The cool shade of green is playing nicely with shades of aqua and navy blues.  We even through in some gray to further neutralize the color.  From ditsy florals to more laid back conversationals, greenery is accenting these prints very well.Read More →

“There is no understanding of fashion without an understanding of fabric,” according to Clara Hancox, famed fashion journalist. This quote inspired a question at our studio, are fashion trends driven by fabrics, or are fabrics the vehicle for starting trends? It’s hard to be certain, and the answer could be a combination of both. Think about your favorite trend, then imagine what kind of textiles it would take to create that look. Body-conscious dresses that have been on-trend the last couple years requires a stretchy-spandex style fabric to achieve this look. This also leads to spandex being blended with other textiles to create new fibers.Read More →

A few weeks ago we reported on some of the top 2015 textile trends. Here at the studio we are always creating our own textiles and prints inspired by the trends around us.  Today, we want to make a few of the elements we use available for download.  These vector files can be used royalty free and downloaded here. Today’s digital download was inspired by an upcoming trend- Retro Vacation. These are  Hawaiian prints that gives a new voice to that of yesteryear. We are creating motifs of iconic leafy palms, hibiscus flowers, other flora and fauna and chopping them up. These new motifs areRead More →

Printsource New York, one of the premier textile shows for the fashion industry, showcased its Fall/Winter 2014 show last month.  With a solid collection of fashion forward prints, we of course had a booth there to show our designs.  For the 3rd season running we also had the pleasure of speaking to a Stylesight correspondent and showing her our F/W 14 print trends.  As a result we’ve been featured in their Printsource F/W 14 trend report. If you’re a subscriber, be sure to pay extra close attention to pages 9, 10, and 11 while viewing the full report.  For those without the trend forecasting siteRead More →

After January’s Printsource show, JLD-Studios digital print collection received a nod on Stylesight. We were so excited to see one of our favorite prints on the cover of their trend report! If you have access to the site you can navigate to the full report coverage. Otherwise, be sure to check out the Stylesight Blog for a brief overview. Then come check us out this April at Printsource New York in the Penn Plaza Pavilion. We’ll be in booth A2 with a fresh new collection for Summer and Early Fall 2014.  Read 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 →