Tag: Design

2 Facts about Trends and Lazy Copycat Designers

The latest going around the intertubes are these quotes attributed to Marc Worth, founder of WGSN:

“People complain that everything looks the same today, but is it any wonder? Thousands of companies are signed up to WGSN, looking at the same color forecasts, the same material swatches and the same silhouettes,”


“It [WGSN] used to be a real source of inspiration to designers, but now it’s just doing their job for them.


Winner: Day 3 Giveaway of Textile Visionaries

The winner of Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Designdonated by Laurence King Publishing is Amrit in SF. Yay!

As a reminder, here are the details about this book.

Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Design by Bradley Quinn
650 illustrations, 312 pp
9.75″x8.25″, paperback
ISBN 9781780670539
Publisher: Laurence King (link to purchase on publisher’s site)
List: $40.00

And not to belabor the point but everybody wins with the 35% off promotional code BACKTOSCHOOL13, at Laurence King Publishing.…


Winner: Digital Textile Design

Thanks everyone for participating in the last giveway. We had 40 contestants for the drawing. Courtesy of the random number generator, the winner is #34. That would be Sylvia -congratulations!

Switching gears -how was your holiday? I didn’t go anywhere but I must have left my brain somewhere; I’ve had the hardest time getting back into working mode -I blame the head cold.…