THE FUTURE CAFE

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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT INTELLIGENCE FOR CONSUMER GOODS

Each season Printsource hosts The Future Cafe, a global overview of fashion, home textiles and other consumer product trends, presented 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 Cafe, 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 in all consumer product industries.


SPRING/SUMMER 2018 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Pre-registration for the show is required to attend the Future Cafe. Click here to register. Advance tickets purchased online are $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, JANUARY 10, 2017

9:30am 
Spring '18 Color and Design Tendencies
Join Pat Tunsky Creative Director at Doneger for a look at Spring '18 color forecast and how the seasons silhouettes shift and take shape with the strongest design tendencies.
www.doneger.com

10:30am
Prints & More: S/S 2018
Please join us for a roundup of the season’s most import colors, prints, patterns and graphics for fashion and home decor.
Nicki Gondell, Trend House
trendhouseinc.com

11:30am
The Power of Pattern-And How You Can Make It Work Harder For Your Brand
How can brands use pattern to build equity, communicate benefits and strengthen brand architecture while winning the hearts and minds of consumers? Jenny Sauer, Jen Dusold and Kendra Kremer, of the global design agency LPK, reveal a game-changing strategy that unleashes the power of the world’s oldest branding device. LPK is a global brand design agency that offers insights, strategy, creativity and innovation.
Jenny Sauer, Jen Dusold, Kendra Kremer, LPK Brands
www.lpk.com

12:30pm
Creative Color
Jessica Colaluca presents an innovative look at color inspiration, with targeted insights on dynamically changing trends and cultural shifts in color. She will discuss 3 forces driving modern color, as well as the importance of Color Anthropology in design. With a passion for color, Jessica, in partnership with Archroma Color Management, inspires to dream in color.
Jessica Colaluca, creator of Design Seeds
colormanagement.archroma.com; design-seeds.com


1:30pm
Unique Markets Matter
In the quick changing world of fashion and surface design, creativity in product development has become a necessity today.  Join Design Works Intl and First2print in a close look at  some of their seasonal forecasting of current color & trend and see how they and their clients  have shifted business  for new  areas of  design opportunity.   This presentation is meant to inspire you  through a pictorial story and help you connect the dots to new design and market shifts .   
Dani LoCastro
First2Print
first2print.com


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017

9:30am
Key Trends in Children’s Fashion: S/S 2018
Highlights of the top European kid’s wear collections,  focusing on themes, color palettes, fabrics, prints, and more. Video clips from the European runway shows. Get inspired for the new design season!
Janet Jacobs, Kids a la Mode
www.kidsalamode.net

10:30am
Moodsign: Spring 2018
Please join us for an evocative look at the key color and styling trends for womens wear and mens wear.
Jerry Dellova, Trend House + FIT Adjunct Professor
trendhouseinc.com

11:30am
Trend House S/S 2018: Lifestyle and Design Forecast
Please join us for a look at four key lifestyle trends for the Spring/Summer season and their impact on fashion, to include catwalk confirmation.
Nicki Gondell, Trend House
trendhouseinc.com

12:30pm
PANTONEVIEW Colour Planner
Laurie Pressman, Pantone Color Institute
www.pantone.com

1:30pm
Designing With Pantone Color Of The Year
Laurie Pressman, Pantone Color Institute
www.pantone.com