Indigo and Printsource – Show Highlights
By Hannah Watkins

With new exhibitors and a record number of participators, Indigo and Printsource remain essential trade show events for emerging print trends and current season confirmation.

Jan 21, 2013
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With new exhibitors and a record number of participators, Indigo and Printsource remain essential trade show events for emerging print trends and current season confirmation.

Busier than ever, Indigo in New York showcased a range of inspirational prints from 131 studios. There was also a strong Brazilian presence with 412BE, Musse, Caju, and the support of The Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association (ABIT). The key trends emerging within the print market included:

Illustrative conversationals / Fragmented and stretched designs / Simplified geometries / Traditional block printing used / Big emphasise on black and white

Caju Collective

Abby Lichtman

Colette and Blue

As the first buying stop for the S/S 14 season, Printsource New York covers Men’s, Children’s, and Women’s apparel, stationery, and wallcoverings as well as many other surface and textile design applications. The key trends emerging included:

Hand rendered geometric forms / Enlarged Moroccan mosaics / Decorative ethnic prints / Naive illustrative styles / Feminine springtime blooms

Mr. Grieves

JLD Studio

JLD Studio

Design Works International

Look out for our in-depth Printsource and Indigo print reports, which will go live shortly.


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