Trend Report: Stripes of Varying Widths

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
stripes

Images via: (Clockwise from top left) “striped ceiling” by liz west, “The Upright stripes” by the great 8, “013/365 Stripes” by Oscar Castañón Barragán, “Stripes” by Peter Taylor, “Stripes” by Kevin Dooley, “Stripes” by…

Read More

Children’s Trend: Only the Horses

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
only the horses

Post by Claire Carey. Images via: Supertrash, Fable Baby, Smallable, Stella McCartney, Flamingos & Dominoes via Bambinogoodies, Anthropologie, Bonbi Forest, Eadweard Muybridge, Stella McCartney, Babiekins “… Only the Horses (and a few zebras!) – a fun story with…

Read More

Children’s Trend: Chasing Rainbows

Monday, August 19, 2013
chasing rainbows

Post by Claire Carey. Images via: Wolkenstempel at Dewanda, ColetteBream, Donna Wilson, sweet william, Corby Tindersticks, Shak-Shuka, Stella McCartney, my lille limón, Cauliflower Kids Children love playing in the rain, splashing around in puddles and chasing rainbows,…

Read More

Children’s Trend: Urban Folk

Monday, August 5, 2013
Children's Trend - Urban Folk

Post by Claire Carey. Images via: Babiekins Magazine, Alittle pocket, Kid World Citizen, Anorak Magazine, Niki Jones, Donna Wilson, Seed Heritage, Scotch & Soda, Fine Little Day and Sanna Annuka, Scotch & Soda This trend story is inspired…

Read More

Children’s Trend: Woodland Tale

Monday, July 15, 2013
a woodland tale

Post by Claire Carey. Images via: Mini Empire poster from The Kid Who, Aarrekid, Adatine, Aarrekid, Babiekins, Winter Water Factory, Rabbitportal, Ferm Living, Babiekins Inspired by stories, patterns are created with illustrations, characters and habitats. Creating a…

Read More

Children’s Trend: Making Marks

Monday, June 17, 2013
making marks

Post by Claire Carey. Images via: Harvest Textiles, Mini and Maximus, Watiets, ESP No.1, Delphine Chanet, Molo from Yellow Lolly, Noe & Zoe, Soft Gallery, Harvest Textiles This trend story celebrates everything that children love about mark…

Read More

3D Patterns and The Sugar Lab

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
sugarlab

It is Pattern Industry Month here at Pattern Observer, in honor of our 2013 Pattern Industry Survey. If you haven’t had a chance to fill out the survey…

Read More

Children’s Trend: Cute Geometric

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
cute geometrics - Michelle

Post by Claire Carey, images via: Collected by Tas-Ka, Little Paul Joe, Kriksis, Little Zebra, Katvig, Maan from Liberty, Bensimon X Bakker from My Little Square, Kidscase, Babiekins…

Read More

Children’s Trend: Baby Punk

Monday, May 13, 2013
baby punk for Michelle

Post by Claire Carey, images via: Super Trash, Molo, Bakker made with love (Orange Mayonnaise), Zadig et Voltaire, Soft Gallery, Babiekins, Munster Kids, Ej Sikke Lej, Stella McCartney,…

Read More

Children’s Trend: Circus Play

Monday, April 29, 2013
Circus Play for Michelle

*post by Claire Carey, images via (clockwise): Anive for the Minors, Molo, Le Train Fantome, Lucky Boy Sunday, Kanelimaa, 7781 shop, Maileg, Babiekins, mimilou, Fairytale Jubilee ( Rena…

Read More

Follow Us

About Us

At Pattern Observer we strive to help you grow your textile design business through our informative articles, interviews, tutorials, workshops and private design community, The Textile Design Lab.