05 February 2008

BOOK - cutting-edge patterns & textures

exciting news today of a brand new book that is going to be an absolute must-have for all designers and pattern fans. 'cutting edge patterns and textures' is by estel vilaseca and is published by rockport. this fabulous nook features 250 patterns by 83 different designers. the style of this book is great with the patterns covering the entire page, the only text gives the designers name and website, and mini bios on each artist can be found at the back of the book. some of those featured include atelier lzc, alice stevenson, lara cameron, jill bliss, and ivana helsinki. this is to name but a few as there are tons more fantastic designers in the book. it will be released in april but is available now for pre-order from the print & pattern amazon store - click here for usa, and here for uk. trust me you cannot do without this book.
the book also comes with a cd featuring all the designs in the book as jpegs which you can use for desktop wallpapers, plus 50 copyright designs, also jpegs, to play with.

19 comments:

Diana said...

Wow - this book looks great! Thanks for the find.

Lena said...

What a book! couldn't resist and ordered it straight away and it comes at just the right time as I'm designing my site and need such inspiration. thanx!

Cicada Studio said...

OK, first I found the Petit Prints thru you, and now this. I am going broke just looking at your blog! (but thanks!)

Pam Dover said...

Wow, this pattern book looks so cool. I always looking for inspiration and having tons from just one book is great! I really the CD it comes with too. It might just be my next buy.

Ashley L. said...

oh my gosh! i want this book! forget buying spring textbooks for my classes, this book is a new priority! (jk) Thank you for sharing...i'm going on a mission to find this great read/look :)

Silvitanova said...

I want this book to!
Just found your blog; it's pure eye candy!

anchett said...

amazing !

bowie style said...

you are right to want this one guys - its totally brilliant.
no pattern fan should be without it.

katelynjane said...

Wow, I seriously want this book!! Those patterns are killer!

plush patterns said...

really great book ! It's brilliant to see people like lara cameron get recognition for her designs. I found out about her from your blog as well. I can't wait to see what else is in there ! thanks for the recomendation.

darian zam said...

Very cool site. and very inspiring! I am obsessed with print design and spent 10 years as a print designer in the fashion industry until recently. I've now gone back to fine art full time, but I am sure this site will continue to inspire me.

lizzyl said...

oh my goodness I can't wait for this book!!!

IMEDAGOZE said...

gulp. I gotta have this book.

Heather Moore said...

Wowee! Thant's fantastic. And brilliant to see Lara Cameron's textile designs in amongst all those luminaries. Well done, lara!

krisstl said...

What a book ! Want it !

pinkbathtub said...

Yes please!!

Anonymous said...

WOW... I wan't it to.. Do you know if I can order it to Sweden?

tiel said...

how great....some fantastic designs.

bowie style said...

im pretty sure amazon will deliver all over the world.
im in the UK but i sometimes order from amazon USA. it just takes a little longer for delivery.
any european amazon should deliver to sweden :)