EDCC: Eager to Share Up-and-Coming Travel Plans

Hello hello Guys and Girls! We are really excited to announce that our future trend forecast / product development travel will be sending us to: April 7-11 Salzburg/Austria April 21-24 Paris/France May 12-16 Barcelona/Spain June 18-22 Florence/Italy & Rome/Italy July 24 – September 11 (or so) New York City/United States If any of you have … Continue reading

New Inspiration: Caterina Gatta

Caterina Gatta is an up and coming designer from Italy with a great idea – to use the vintage prints and fabrics of top labels, such as YSL, Gianni Versace, Fausto Sarli, Pierre Cardin, Lancetti, Irene Galitzine, Givenchy, Valentino, André Laug, Ungaro, Scherrer, Clara Centinaro and many others (as quoted from her website, http://www.caterinagatta.it) ‘.. … Continue reading

{EDCC} Spring/Summer 2013 Print and Color Forecast is Online!

Hello, Bonjour & Guten Morgen! We are so excited to announce our first e-book is available online via blurb.com (please click on the above image or link at the end of this post to be directed to the right page). We have compiled our research for Spring / Summer 2013 Trends in Color and Print … Continue reading

We Thank You ~ With a New Design Lesson! What is Pattern (Part Two)

First, we must thank all of you that enjoy our site! In our first month of being online, we have been lucky enough to have over 1500 visits. We hope to keep everyone interested with insightful posts, lessons and products which will be available online in the next two weeks! Design Lesson: What is Pattern … Continue reading

EDCC Design Lesson: What is pattern? {Part One}

There is a quote in the film ‘Office Space’ that always makes me laugh when the character that plays a Human Resources Manager asks one of the company employees, ‘What exactly, would ya say you do here?’ This often makes me smile in that, many people ask us (among many other questions, What is trend? … Continue reading

Vintage Spotlight: Alexey Brodovitch, Harpers Bazaar, Creative Director

 I just love the use of the human form compared to the design of the text in the magazine – beautiful images. Alexey Brodovitch was truly ahead of his time. Brodovitch is most widely recognized for his contribution to Harpers Bazaar magazine in Paris between the 1930s and 1950s.

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