Tag Archives: Prints

THE PRINT SHOWS, NYC

I believe the strong print cycle we’re in will continue into next year, but based on my observations last week, I wonder if this trend will peak sooner than we think . . . Here’s what I saw: Printsource New … Continue reading

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NYC IN MAY . . . what I love and what looked good!

NYC in May . . . what I love: I turned the corner on 40th Street and the alluring style of the city struck me full on……a view of modern angular skyscrapers as the backdrop to the elegantly traditional public … Continue reading

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SUMMER/TRANS 2013 TREND DIRECTION (Part 2)

Inspirational (and International) HOT SPOTS! 2013 needs to be all about energy–bold and expressive statements in color, fabric mixes, pattern. For inspiration, look to the sizzling cultures below the Tropic of Cancer! LATIN CULTURES — Argentina and sultry tango, Brazil … Continue reading

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LATEST TREND NEWS FROM FRAN IN EUROPE

I’m finishing up my last day here and wanted to share the 4 big ideas in Women’s fashion that I saw everywhere in Paris and London . . . also the over-riding impression for home furnishings. The color message was … Continue reading

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SPRING 2012 TREND RESEARCH (Part 3)

Click here to view Part 1 and Part 2 PRINT AND PATTERN DIRECTION There truly will be something for everyone in the world of print. The pattern message is very strong. Here’s the list – you choose: African—tribal or modern … Continue reading

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