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3 Emerging Pattern Trends

Pattern Observer Michelle Fifis talks about 3 emerging pattern trends that she gleaned from Indigo New York and Printsource New York — leading print shows.

Gilded-Age Dogs Atop Penny-Farthings: A Tour of Philadelphia University’s Patterns Archive

Imprint’s longtime color columnist, Jude Stewart, is writing a new series on patterns in design. Previously, she asked whether ornament is really a crime and spoke to the founders of a London-based “pattern consultancy.”  As part of my new series on pattern, I spoke recently with Sarah Moore, the textile curator of Philadelphia University’s Design Center. Moore...

Designer Profile: Erin Flett

By Nicole Torres Erin Flett is hardly your average graphic/surface/textile designer (if there is one). With a healthy DIY attitude, the belief that you create your own reality, and refreshingly soulful designs, she’s popped up on our radar as a designer to watch. She’s worked with several different agencies, won over 22 design awards...