Editor’s Choice – Watercolor Checks

Stylesight’s Graphics Team brings you a selection of the most inspirational and directional visuals seen on the web recently. This weekly highlight looks at the emerging print trend of watercolor checks and plaids.  Watercolor lines painted in summer brights pop on clean, white grounds. Black and white adds a graphic stamp to blurred and painterly checks. Stripes intertwine and overlap creating multicolored patterns. Stylesight predicted ...
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Folded – Eli Craven

American artist Eli Craven uses found imagery, vintage photographs and film stills from books and carefully folds them, forming new pieces of art. This simple but effective method conceals and transforms the original image, allowing Craven to create her own narrative. Craven says, "As I looked through them, I really wanted to see them come together, touch lips, make love, ...
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Women’s Retail – Summer Print + Pattern Trends

Stylesight’s Graphics Team brings you a selection of the most inspirational and directional visuals seen on the web recently. This weekly highlight looks at a few of the emerging print and pattern trends from women's retail this month. Retailer's take inspiration from traditional African batik prints and re-color them with bright hues. Bold, brush strokes in rainbow hues enliven women's apparel. Black silhouettes of ...
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Pawel Nolbert – Camouflowers

We couldn't help but feel inspired when we stumbled across Pawel Nolbert's series of camouflage patterns titled "Woodland", "Clouds" and "Frogskin".  Pawel Nolbert juxtaposes military patterns with objects of beauty, transforming camouflage into surreal and futuristic realms.  
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Michiel Schuurman – Silk Screen Posters

Stylesight’s Graphics Team takes a look at the works of Dutch graphic designer Michiel Schuurman. Schuurman, currently based in Amsterdam specializes in typography and poster design. He combines bright colors, warped realities, harsh perspectives, and trippy patterns which he often screen prints himself. To view more work visit Michiel Schuurman. To view more work visit Michiel Schuurman.
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Editor’s Choice – New Found Talents

The Stylesight Graphic's Team was in Harrogate last week for the annual Home & Gift show where we met some wonderfully talented designers and illustrators. Here are a few of our favorites. We fell in love with Gillian Arnold's pressed floral prints, lovingly created by dying wild weeds and turning them into deeply moody, rich pieces of art. We can't help but ...
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Siggi Eggertsson – Painted By iPad

Stylesight’s Graphics Team takes a look at the works of Icelandic artist Siggi Eggertsson. Known for his obscured geometric, iconic style, Eggertsson has worked with clients such as H&M, Stussy and The New York Times. Here Eggertssons' vibrant, tribal portraits, landscapes, animals and typography are all hand-painted on an iPad. This technological tool gives a contemporary digital edge while also ...
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Print & Pattern Kids – New Book

Stylesight recently received a preview of the latest book from the wonderful Print & Pattern blog, Print & Pattern: Kids, showcasing some of the best (and cutest) illustrations and surface designs for little ones. Marie Perkins, the founder of the Print and Pattern phenomenon, has carefully selected designs from both successful commercial studios and emerging designers. We absolutely adore the book; it's full of great inspiration for stationary, ...
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Texprint 2013 – Print Design

Texprint selects and showcases the best of British textile design graduates across print, knit, weave, embroidery and mixed media. Stylesight popped along to see the inspirational work and here we have highlighted our favorite picks from printed textile design. Influenced by fashion, film and the paintings of the old master, Alice Archer uses digital embroidery to re-create traditional embroidery patterns. Florence Angelica Colson's collection titled "Ornamental ...
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Editor’s Choice – Bread & Butter

Stylesight’s graphics team brings you a selection of the most inspirational and directional visuals seen at Bread & Butter this week in Berlin. Here are some of the key trends for the upcoming S/S 14 season. The Tiger face graphic is the go-to animal graphic for this season, with so many renditions and interpretations on show at Bread & Butter. Tropadelic prints in ...
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Berlin Trade Shows – S/S 14

Stylesight's Graphics Team are in Berlin this week to cover the major trade shows across the city, spotting the latest trends for S/S 14.  Both Bread & Butter and Bright have highlighted some exciting and inspiring collections, showcasing renewed and emerging trends in color, technique, branding, pattern and graphics. Stay tuned for our comprehensive report on the must have items and ...
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V&A Illustration Awards 2013

With a staggering 1,000 submissions, this year's V&A Illustrations Awards were recently announced, crowning five talented illustrators with prestigious awards.  The annual awards ceremony, held at the museum, celebrates the best illustrations published over the last year. This year's judging panel consisted of artist/designer Lady Dyson, lighting designer Patrick Woodroffe, artist Lucy Woodroffe, editor of Stylist magazine Lisa Smosarski, and V&A ...
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Editor’s Choice – New Designers Part 1

The Stylesight Graphics team visited the first installment of New Designers – the UK's most important graduate design exhibition, bringing industry professionals face to face with the next generation of design leaders. For its 27th edition, over 3,500 of the most talented graduates come together over the next two weeks at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. It's the place to spot the most ...
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LCF Illustration Degree Show

Stylesight’s Graphics Team visited Londonewcastle Project Space in Shoreditch for London College of Fashion's Illustration BA Graduate show. The show features a wide variety of fashion print and illustration ranging from woodcuts to screen prints. Here is a selection of our top picks. To contact the LCF Graduates please click here.
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Kesh X American Apparel

Stylesight’s Graphics Team takes a look at a collaborative collection between Kesh X and American Apparel. London-based stylist, photographer and fashion designer Kesh recently formed an alliance with international brand American Apparel.  The Kesh X American Apparel collection features bold, black and white graphics of an eye. African culture features heavily in this series.  Sharp reflected, striking lines form repeat ...
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