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...
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,...

How does your portfolio look like?

A portfolio is supposed to represent and show the best of the person who has created it. During the 18 months of Patterns from Finland’s existence, we have gone through a high pile of portfolios. Now, we will give some advice for creatives for how to create a...
Formex and AW16/17 trends

Formex and AW16/17 trends

Text and photos: Ammi Lahtinen Patterns from Finland exhibited in Formex 2016 in Stockholm at August 24.-27. At the exhibition Elin Frendberg, the CEO of Swedish Fashion Council, gave a great lecture about the autumn winter trends of 2016-2017. As a part of her trend...

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...
Great new patterns at pattern workshop

Great new patterns at pattern workshop

This month we had our first ever pattern workshop at Market square in Helsinki. Participants had the possibility to create patterns in report by instructions using different techniques. By far the most popular technique was printing with stencils designed by the...
Event for Finnish patterns

Event for Finnish patterns

As an agent for Finnish textile designers, Patterns from Finland is constantly finding new ways for how to promote its designers in the most interesting and effective way. We have been active both in Finland and abroad, which has lead to the fact that our first...
Pattern workshop at Kauppatori2017

Pattern workshop at Kauppatori2017

Be your own pattern designer! Patterns from Finland is organizing a pattern workshop at Kauppatori2017 -event there you can co-create a pattern with our designers. The theme for the workshop and the patterns is the Baltic Sea. At the workshop you get to test the...
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:...
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...
Rating and reviewing of the patterns

Rating and reviewing of the patterns

Did you know that we allow anyone to rate and review the patterns visible in our online portfolio? We don’t just allow, we encourage and wish that you would rate and review the patterns. The rating and reviewing system of Patterns from Finland was created to...

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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