The new Patternsfrom Agency catalogue was published for the Heimtextil fair. You can upload it at Issuu now. Enjoy reading it!
The first week of the new year, as well as the new decade, is almost over. We took time to set up some goals for the new year 2020.
Tanja Kallio’s Helmiäinen-pattern got shortlisted for Sangetsu Wallpaper Design Awards 2019 in Japan. It is a metal ink printed pattern for high spaces.
The Design from Finland -mark of the Association for Finnish Work can be awarded for a product, product group or service that strongly represents Finnish design competence. The mark tells that the company has invested in professional design and achieved business advantages through design.
Even the nomination to win the prize feels like a win to us, as the other two nominees have been working with brands like the Dudesons and Angry Birds.
The process of registering our trademark in finalized in Europe, so whenever you see our name, you can trust the origin and quality of the service.
Ekaterina Hannukainen conducted a research on the Blue Ocean Strategy in textile design business. Looks like Patternsfrom Agency has found one, which its customers have all possibilities to enjoy!
The spring season in Finland is defined by the green color. We picked 25 shades of green just by standing by a window and looking outside.
Kerstin Böhning’s text for the Heimtextil blog summarizes very well the facts that we wish people to know about Patternsfrom Agency. If you have any other questions, feel free to ask – we promise to reply to all questions!
As there are almost as many ways to trade patterns as there are designers, we thought to write a couple of lines about our philosophy on exclusive patterns.
Nordic design is widely copied by companies, wishing to provide the Nordic feeling to its customers. We encourage you to #loveoriginal and avoid cheap copies.
Patternsfrom Agency designers decorated pottery for Empty Bowls Helsinki event which is taking place at the Crypt of the Helsinki Dome 15.9.2018. This is our first, but hopefully not the last charity project.
Odotettu Patternsfrom Agencyn portfoliokatselmus tulee taas! Kevään 2018 portfoliokatselmus järjestetään maanantaina 21.5.2018 Espoossa.
Last week I took the time and watched a movie called Machines. Now I have more questions about the business ethics in textile business than I have answers.
We have good news from Japan again: a wallpaper manufacturer WhO got interested in our patterns and we will see several of the patterns on wallpapers later this year.
Our aim is to supply patterns for surfaces that have a long life and are still trendy. The philosophy of Södahl from Denmark is to develop quality products in great designs, unique fabrics, patterns and colours that could be mixed and matched across the board. We remain waiting to see how our patterns are used in Södahl’s upcoming collection!
Saimme Habitareen jaettavaksi muutaman vapaalipun. Arvomme muutaman vapaalipun 10.9.2017 mennessä kuosipankin kuoseja arvioineiden henkilöiden kesken.
This cold and rainy summer has been perfect for reading books and enjoying cups of tea. One of the books I finished was Marimekko – Suuria kuvioita (Marimekko – Big pictures). Book highly recommended for people interested in textile design, iconic Finnish brand Marimekko or business cultures in general.
Is it possible to describe your company and its operations as a portion of ice cream? Agents did learn how to do it over a Stooripuu workshop.
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.