A world of ethnic influences collide, Thai,
African, Australian tribal, Indian and Peruvian.
These collective "colourful" cultures encourage
folkloric pattern and saturated pigments. Modern
ethnicity emerges when the flavors of rich, diverse
cultures meld with modern technology to create a
dramatic contemporary story.
deep, organic colours taken from a
wide world of cultures. Tribal markings and art offer
inky lapis, indigo, fern and fig sparked with vibrant
paprika, bronze, fire and earth. Bold patternings
found in textiles and pottery of these exotic cultures
offers the mysterious and dramatic range of colours
found here...taken from nature and used in
decorative and elaborate combinations.
knits and wovens, woven straw,
paper and rubberized yarns. Crisp and dry finishes enhance
with bamboo, leather, raffia, and amber. Irregularities and
unusual stitches alongside embossed "wood" textures
a sophisticated androgyny to dry handled wools and silks.
Space dye effects and re-embroidered plaids add a
modern, ethnic twist. Latex and shots of shine bring a
contemporary flair to dramatic grounds.
Print & Pattern:
Dramatic colour and pattern meld to
create high drama for the Summer season...often punctuated
with bright white. Ethnic motifs and images from around the
world create a mysterious melange for warm weather dressing.
Recoloured tattoos, Indian plaids and stripes, patchwork and
mending...batik, wood blocked stencils, rhythmic, undulating
stripes and beaded applique complete the exotic adornment
to basketwoven cottons and lines. Add cire and was to rustic
realms for contemporary spin on old world cloths.
Trend 1. ECO-Evolution
Trend 2. Exotica - this page-
Trend 3. Vanity
Trend 4. Perfection
THE PANTONE - identified colours shown here may not match
PANTONE colour standards. Consult current PANTONE TEXTILE
colour System Publication for accurate colour.