Loving the dreamy wallpaper collection from The Make House, a screen print and design studio located in Portland, Oregon. In addition to curating their lovely collection, the studio also teaches screen printing classes so you can try your hand at creating your own designs!
Vibrant colors of the cosmos flow gently by.
– Julie Rose
A glitch in print makes for a jarring pleasantry.
– bekah hilleson
We’re seeing loads of black and white geometrics on the runways, with interesting ethnic and woven looking prints. Our favorites are the print mixes–Duro Olowu’s quirky hand drawn-looking prints and Temperley London’s mix of lace, weaving and diamonds.
On the lace front, there is a great amount of variation–from the graphic cutouts in Whistles collections to the ornate 70’s lace of Erdem or Marchesa. Loving Joseph’s nautical knot variation.
It’s not surprising that these cheerful prints hail from the land down under. Launched in 2012 by three friends, Kip & Co creates colorful bedding for adults, kids, and tiny ones. Inspiration for the seasonal collections comes from “the everyday and the out of the way.” Although only sold by Australian and New Zealand boutiques, you can pick up a sheet set or blanket online here or here.
On a farm near Edinburgh, street artists TrenchOne, Elph and Purshone have created a light filled celebration of Scotland. Leyden Farm in West Lothian has been transformed into a plaid wonderland using projection mapping. Layered in tartan finery, the farm buildings are a stunning representation of the country’s most beloved pattern style.
We are loving these two print directions. Jungle Leaves is all about the wild and wonderful foliage of the tropics, with photographic prints as a main focus. We’re also seeing a lot of folk weaving influences and techniques as seen in our Around the World story.
The millennial metal shine movement is making its way around again on the catwalks for SPSU ’15. Pop in some Spice Girls or Robbie Williams to get in the mood!
– bekah hilleson
The New York shows are over and we’ve gathered up the print stories. We love the artsy craftsy feel of these two directions; paper crafts and painterly explosions. Lots of explosive energy rings out in the true spirit of New York City (or maybe the New York of the 80’s?)
Claire Leina may be based in London but her designs sway to a brazilian beat. Originally from Récife, Brazil, Leina designs prints and graphics for clients such as Habitat, Sessun, and Kulte. Her lucky break came when she met art director, Benoit Pierre Emery, whom she assisted at Kenzo and Hermès on the development of designs for textiles and products. See more of her work here.