Old school patterns such as plaids and camouflage can be so… old school. But they don’t have to be. Several design elements inherent to plaids can be altered for a completely different look.
If you work in Fashion, you no doubt have come across tech packs, which are informative documents that you create to communicate with a manufacturer all the necessary components needed to construct a product.
Patterns are back! Did they even go away? More than merely a current trend or style meme, patterns are an essential piece of the color narrative in menswear FW2017. The best collections use patterns as another color, weaving several garments of different colors together for each color story.
The world is abuzz with Pantone’s Color of the Year. However, not only Pantone makes such a pronouncement. Benjamin Moore, the paint company, is deeply involved in color research and keeps current with color trends. Moore’s color team fans out across the world, attending art fairs and major industry shows, and observing interior design, architecture, fashion, textiles, and home furnishings, and trends they see inform their paint color offerings. This year, fine art leads their inspiration, “highlighting the correlation between an artist’s use of color and light to create mood.
Pantone has announced their Color of the Year: Greenery #15-0343. Vivid and lively, it’s the hue we have been pining for. The seeds having been planted several seasons ago by a few innovative designers, it’s slowly growing in popularity.