Tag: Trends

Art of the Feast

Posted by Published on December 4, 2016

It’s time to let out your belt as the seasonal holiday period is upon us. As well as a religious occasion, Christmas is a time to sit around the table with loved ones, enjoy a plentiful feast and be thankful for our blessings. In honour of the holiday, we explore the enduring theme of food and celebration in art as well as the history of…

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Flower Power Prints

Posted by Published on February 5, 2016

National Floral Design Day is coming up on the 28th February and so to put a spring in your step for the upcoming season and get your ideas in bloom, check out these contemporary flower prints: Nina Shirokova     Giovanni Cafagna Irina Trofimova      Anna Platts Daisy de Villeneuve     Sally Maltby     Louisa Hereford     Catch us at Spring…

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“How much is this and what’s the edition?” – Screamed a woman across a gallery space. Alright folks. Here’s the low down on everything you need to know just in case Art Basel Miami pops up in conversation at your holiday parties / after dinner drinks / insert artsy function here. Or, you’re just dying to know what in the world goes on down there….

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“Colors this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel free to express a wittier version of our real selves”  – Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute Each year, Pantone declares a color of the year forecasting which specific hue designers and consumers will all supposedly be using, wearing and buying for the following 12 months. For the very first time, the…

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Jungle Fever: Design Trends For 2016

Posted by Published on December 1, 2015

I thought it would be interesting to look at the big cultural happenings of the year using the Bridgeman archive as a visual guide, to see how they might inspire the design of future on-trend products. Monkey Magic The Year of the Monkey began on 8th of February 2016  according to the Chinese Zodiac. Curious, mischievous, and clever, this practical joker is a great addition to any…

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Exclusive Giveaway! As part of Bridgeman’s collaboration with Wilderness Festival, we are giving away a special limited edition print of the Wilderness map, designed by Bridgeman Studio Award 2015 Winner Nik Van Es. How to Win Post a picture of yourself holding the map on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #WildMap to be in with the chance of winning this fantastic prize. The…

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The V&A is hosting the first and largest retrospective in Europe of one of the most innovative fashion designers of recent times. ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty‘ showcases his visionary body of work, spanning from his graduate collection to the final pieces before his untimely death. Bridgeman’s Head of Sales in Berlin, Ute Krebs, shares her thoughts about the celebratory exhibition, alongside selected fashion pieces from…

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Art & Design Licensing Trends

Posted by Published on March 6, 2015

We love to monitor all the industries we serve and see what trends are prevalent and could become significant in the coming year. Polling trade publications, home decor sites, fashion blogs and art licensing specialists, here are some of the key art and design trends we have spotted. Trending… Modern Myth Over-Scaled Florals Contemporary Vintage  Pantone Colour report. Spring 2015: En Plein Air Tropical/Botanical/Green Geometric …

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Pantone Colour of the year 2015: Marsala

Posted by Published on December 31, 2014

  Pantone describe Marsala as ‘naturally robust and earthy wine red.’ Click through to browse more Marsala images on our Pinterest Annually, Pantone declares a colour of the year forecasting which specific hue designers and consumers will all supposedly be using, wearing, and buying for the following 12 months. With a name like Marsala, food becomes a dominant topic of discussion, yet Pantone refers to…

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  Prepare for spring, passion and growth with Pantone’s Colour of 2014: Radiant Orchid 18-3224. Click through to browse more Radiant Orchid images in the Bridgeman Archive Inspired by romance and nature, the vivid Radiant Orchid has symbolised beauty throughout art history and beyond. From petal leaves to designer prints, it is the perfect shade for spring and summer. Click on the montage above to see more images of…

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