Help us to make patterns for demand

Help us to make patterns for demand

We at Patternsfrom Agency are worried about the future of our globe: the temperatures are growing globally due to the emissions of factories making new stuff to us consumers, and that will effect everyone of us sooner or later. Patternsfrom Agency has a role in this...
Looking for the identity

Looking for the identity

When was the last time you took a look at the front page of Patternsfrom Agency? Have you seen any developments in it recently since we changed the logo? The logo is not the identity, but it is part of it. The Stooripuu workshop some weeks ago motivated us to...
New patterns for the summer

New patterns for the summer

This is the first release with the new pattern concepts Classy, Lovely and Whimsical as well as the harmonized colorways for 2017-2018 in use. We are very happy with the outcome – what do you say? How would you use these patterns?

Where and how to use patterns?

Where and how to use patterns?

If you look around yourself, you’ll notice that patterns are used very widely: you’ll find them on the clothes that you wear, in interiors there you live as wallpapers and blankets, on paper napkins that you use during a picnic, on the seat in a tram or a bus, on the the packaging of your food, just to name a few.

Interior designers and architects need patterns too

Interior designers and architects need patterns too

We would like to introduce an easy-to-reach pattern design service, which is created especially for interior designers and architects. For testing it in practice we would need a couple of brave interior designers/coordinators or architects to work with. Any volunteers among our blog readers?

Buyers’ guide is out!

Buyers’ guide is out!

The simple guide explains the options that the buyer has with us: to buy a ready-made pattern, to get the ready-made patterns modified or to let our designers do the design work from the scratch as per a design brief.

Pricing of the patterns

Pricing of the patterns

There are plenty of patterns out there. It is possible to get one for your graduation party invitation card for a couple of euros, or license one for a gift wrapping paper for a bit more. Then there are companies like us asking several hundreds for a pattern. As you...
15 steps for a pattern of your dreams

15 steps for a pattern of your dreams

Are you in a need of a pattern, but can’t quite find the one in Patterns from Finland’s collection? Fear not, we are more than happy to design one with your own specifications which fits your own collection perfectly! For making things even easier for you,...

Where and when to buy/license patterns?

Buying or licensing of a pattern from a freelance designer may be a challenging task. Different kinds of trade shows are a defenitive solution, especially in case the trade show has an own sector for designers. Good ones in Europe are e.g. Heimtextil in Germany in...
Licensing of the patterns

Licensing of the patterns

Our aim is to be a flexible partner with companies in the need of patterns for textiles or other surfaces. We are equally eager to supply our patterns to small and big companies, near and far, with or without the short stories of the patterns and the designers. Today,...
Pattern families create coordinated combos

Pattern families create coordinated combos

Did you notice our new way to classify the patterns by pattern families? No more random patterns and random colorings! You can find the pattern families under each of our designers. A pattern family is a set of four different patterns that have something similar:...

Why to work with an agency?

There are plenty of textile designers out there offering patterns for numerous companies with the wish of getting at least some of their patterns into production. Some years ago when I was about to establish my first agency, 0.7 design Ltd, one of the reasonings was...
IPR strategy of Patterns from Finland

IPR strategy of Patterns from Finland

I spent an afternoon at IPR University Center’s seminar yesterday. As the name of the organizer reveals, the seminar was all about the IPR, including patents, trademarks, design registrations etc., and it was aimed specially for startups. There were many good...

Creating a brand with patterns

A while ago, we encouraged the designers to create a brand of themselves: if a customer is considering to purchase a pattern, and it has two equally talented designers’ works to choose from, most likely, the pattern of the more branded designer will be chosen....

Buyer’s Guide to Patterns from Finland

In Finland, like in many other countries, textile designers and studios have pretty similar ways to operate, which includes designing of a pattern or a collection, printing it on 50*70cm paper, cold calls to potential buyers, carrying a thick bunch of printed patterns...

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