ICFF 2015: Color and Material Trends
My name is Natalie and I have known Kristen and Geraldine for many years, first as a co-worker and fellow designer, then as a friend. When they invited me to help them with their first ever trade show (Surtex) I jumped at the chance!
In between helping Pattern Pod customers and running to the Apple Store for extra power cords (J), I took advantage of visiting ICFF in the pavilion next door, to see what the latest design trends were. Continue reading
2014 Neocon Color Review
This month, we flew to Chicago to take in all the eye candy at Neocon, and what a trip! We spoke with quite a few people who agreed that the show seemed more lively this year… perhaps this is what we saw translate into color as well.
NEOCON COLOR – EARTH TONES: We saw plentitudes of bright and saturated primary and secondary colors, as well as a gorgeous array of earth tones. Wood and bright felt ruled the show, complemented by sophisticated shades of gray. We sense a “farm to table in the office” trend emerging, with sleek and rustic colors and materials reminiscent of wood and reclaimed steel. Continue reading
The Flavor of Color
This week Pattern Pod was asked to be interviewed for The Social Restaurant Podcast, by Nate Riggs. Nate hosts a weekly show that is very influential in the chain restaurant food industry. Each episode is published to multiple podcasting networks, iTunes, blogged about and featured at FastCasual.com. We were so excited for this opportunity. It really helped us delve into color theory in a very different way. Be sure to listen to it, and let us know your thoughts and comments.
Because of this opportunity, we are taking this color trend letter in a more specific direction, and honing in on color in the hospitality industry, and especially restaurants. We thought we would share some of our insights with you! We hope you find it educational. Continue reading