PRINTSOURCE
 
THE WORLD OF TEXTILE AND SURFACE DESIGN
FUTURE CAFÉ

A comprehensive overview of fashion and home trends.

Each season Printsource hosts The Future Café, a global overview of fashion and home textile trends by the world's leading forecasting services. The presentations are regularly attended by standing-room-only crowds. Presenters have included Peclers, Promostyl, Trend House, Trend Union, The Doneger Group, Cotton Inc., Pantone, Mix Publications, Paul Pelssers, Andrea dall'Olio, Carlin International, Benjamin Moore, ESP Trendlab and others.

With The Future Café, Printsource New York provides a comprehensive overview of each season's color direction and main trends. The seminars are offered to fashion designers and merchandisers, product developers, design directors and merchandise managers.

FALL/WINTER 2015/2016 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Pre-registration required. (Click here to register). Pre-registration fee is $175 per person for the entire seminar series. Passes may be purchased at the door for $200, cash OR CREDIT CARD. Schedule subject to change without notice. No refunds. Photo I.D. and pass required at the door. Pass is personal and non-transferable. Seating is on a first-come basis.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014

9:30 am
PRINTS & MORE
: F/W 15/16
Looking for direction and inspiration for prints, patterns and graphics? Join us for a must-see overview of the season's best.
Nicki Gondell,
Trend House

10:30 am
EARLY COLOR & TREND DIRECTION F/W 15/16 - WOMEN'S WEAR
Paul Pelssers, Paul Pelssers Ltd., represented by Margit Publications / Doneger Group

11:30 am
EARLY COLOR & TREND DIRECTION F/W 15/16 - MEN'S WEAR
Paul Pelssers, Paul Pelssers Ltd., represented by Margit Publications / Doneger Group

12:30 pm
MEN'S AND WOMEN'S SEASONAL STORIES - F/W 15/16
Preview the most important trend stories for F/W 15/16, focusing on a clear and concise product and lifestyle road map. With a well-rounded point of view, our forecasts are meant to help you think outside the box and connect the threads through newness in color, materials, print and pattern, design details, key item updates, and styling and shape. NEW FOR F/W 15/16: Mood movies to add a vibrant dimension to these dynamic stories. Watch the trends actually come to life.
Michael Fisher,
Fashion Snoops

1:30 pm
CREATIVE REBOOT: WHERE CULTURE MEETS FASHION
More than ever, all facets of culture heavily affect the rapid drop of trend intelligence around the world. Consumers are even more connected - closely paying attention to every detail of an experience and craving a sensory awakening - always thinking about "WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?". These are the most important cultural cues helping to set the scene for the seasons ahead.
Michael Fisher, Fashion Snoops

2:30 pm
WORLD COLORS
Colors inspired, stories revealed, directions determined. Join Mark to discover the "whats and whys" of emerging color, design and pattern and adapt how they can make sense for your products. You'll embark on a journey as he shares international influences filtered through his studied and discerning expertise.
Mark Woodman, Mark Woodman Design + Color / Color Marketing Group

3:30 pm
ITALIAN LAB: F/W 15/16 SEASONAL TREND FORECAST
Italy's premiere trend forecasting service is pleased to present our Fall/Winter 2015/16 seasonal overview of ready-to-wear, accessories and home, to include the season's most important colors, textures, prints/patterns and styling.
Nicki Gondell,
Trend House

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014

9:30 am
ENGAGING WITH COLOR IN F/W 15/16
With global fashion trends less constrained by rigid color rules and consumers delighting in color expression, our desire for winter color is flourishing. Reflecting our optimistic feelings about the future, color statements for F/W 15/16 are confident; with more intense tones and stronger color bursts as well as some more classic shades. So whether you are looking for ethereal neutrals, phosphorescent brights, celadon shaded greens, color infused blacks or ceremonial reds full of richness and warmth, join Laurie Pressman, VP Pantone Color Institute to find out how you can playfully engage with color without the commercial risk.
Laurie Pressman,
Pantone Color Institute

10:30 am
NEW HARMONIES: CHANGING THEMES IN COLOR & DESIGN TRENDS FOR THE HOME IN 2015
While the old rigid color rules have been replaced by more creative guidelines and options, color and style coordination in home interiors is a consistent goal. Lifestyle patterns and tastes are consistently evolving and so are the resulting forecasts that are spawning new harmonies in both color and design. Join Laurie Pressman, VP Pantone Color Institure to find out how the colors for home in 2015 will validate some preconceived color choices while also giving new inspiration and direction.
Laurie Pressman,
Pantone Color Institute

11:30 am
INTRODUCING FUSION TRENDBOOKS BY TM DESIGN STUDIO
An Introduction to TM Design Studio and their brand new Kidswear title within the Fusion Trend books range. With a team of talented young designers, many from the former Mudpie team; be prepared to be inspired and entertained with highlights of the most important Kidswear Trends, Prints/Patterns, Graphics and new Silhouettes for F/W 15/16.
Debbie Weinberg, OPR

12:30 pm
CARLIN INTERNATIONAL: F/W 15/16
Please join us for a beautiful multimedia journey into Fall to explore the season's key color and design trends.
Nicki Gondell,
Trend House

1:30 pm
THE FUSION OF FASHION AND HOME... TOP TEN PRINT TRENDS FOR 2015

Nancy Fire, Creative Director/Founder, Design Works International
HGTV HOME Design Director

2:30 pm
MILOU KET - INTERIORS 2015/2016
Featuring 6 Trends Themes, more than 60 full-color pictures, inspiration for product development, 5 to 7 color ranges and exclusive fabric swatches and materials for the Bedding, Bath, Ceramics, Paper Products and Wall Covering markets.
Dan Nazario, Creativo Design Studio (U.S. Representatives of Milou Ket Styling and Design)

3:30 pm
A CREATIVE DIRECTOR'S VIEW ON THE EMERGING TRENDS FOR HOME DECOR, PERSONAL ACCESSORIES AND GIFT MARKETS
Patti Carpenter, carpenter + company