Focused exclusively on print and color, our Spring 2016 Trend Guide features extensive research collected from art, interiors, fashion, and culture. Key directions are brought to life with visually stunning imagery in easy to reference magazine-style layouts. The digestible format provides clarity to the overwhelming world of print and offers inspiring stories, print techniques, as well as Pantone color palettes relevant to designers of all levels. Whether you are an independent designer, a small studio, or part of a large company, the Spring 2016 Print & Color Trend Guide will help you get started on all of your creative pursuits.
- Features 9 key print trends for Spring 2016
- Includes tips and techniques for pattern designs
- Color trends with TPX Pantone palettes
- Covers directions found across the runways and beyond
- Over 150 inspirational images
- Magazine style layout
Print & Color Overview Guide Spring/16* (pdf format)
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All white wovens make for wintery volume!
– bekah hilleson
Owen Schmit’s dark painterly dreamscapes leave a lot to the imagination and have captured the attention of the art world and journalists alike. You can now buy a poster of her work at theposters. Check it out here.
Just in time for the holidays, Studio Voltaire opens their pop-up shop selling a cornucopia of creations from artists and designers. Items include limited edition prints, housewares, and accessories with our favorites being the silk scarf by Anselm Reyle + LHHR and perforated art print by Richard Wright. Shop all the goodies here.
Artist Joris Kuipers creates a moody wonderland in his exhibit portraying suspended clouds. The swirling combination of colors and flowing shapes evoke the peaceful movement of clouds meandering across the sky on a fall day.
Circuit boards and bright neons mix for technical looking stripes.
– bekah hilleson
Today’s inspiration comes from Chicago based artist Bruce Riley, who drips paint into paint in an endlessly layered arrangement resulting in paintings that look like underwater scenes, psychedelic visions and abstract dreamscapes. Check out a video of his process and more here.
Prone to spontaneous outbursts of creativity, Vasare Nar stitches mixed media together in playful collages paying homage to fashion designers and icons like Mary Katrantzou and Kate Moss. Her quirky prints dance to a tribal beat and can be found on products for Urban Outfitters, as well as in her own shop here.
Who says that apartment dwellers and home renters have to be exempt from the beauty that is wallpaper? Well, no one, if Timothy Sue and Kate Zaremba have anything to say about it. These are just a couple of the artists bringing the joy of removable wallpaper to those that may not feel inclined to commit their walls to just one look. Looks like the possibilities are endless!