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Textile Orbit – The third challenge!

“Barcode Deluxe” is the third textile design brief for the Textile Orbit, a carefully curated group of the best textile and pattern designers on the jovoto platform. The designers in the Textile Orbit have the opportunity to access this and other exciting textile design challenges in the future.

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Introduction – Barcode Deluxe

Toothpaste, pedestrian crossing or barcode deluxe? We wonder if Coco Chanel was aware what a fashion craze she started by developing a collection based on the original nautical striped Breton shirt back in the 1920s. Stripes still rule in the world of fashion and the current trends show no sign of letting up.

Surprise us with your very own interpretation of the classic stripe! Create extraordinary, new variations of stripes and mix them up with exciting new elements. Artificial-looking stripes on top of large-scale flowers and bright colors could be key to the look. Dynamic, expressive hand-painted brushstrokes create a vibrant art-house feel that could update eclectic patterns. Experiment with contrasts, structures, scanned elements and techniques. Don’t be afraid of complexity!
Out-of-place stripes on large-scale digital images are just one of the various options this theme offers. Go further in your interpretation by using digital interventions or random glitches to transport your print into your own futuristic realms. See the full moodboard here.

If you’re not yet a member of the Textile Orbit, apply now to submit your designs!

Be inspired by our previous textile design projects and see the many excellent designs that were created for Artificial Garden, Chinoiserie-Chic and the first two projects in the Textile Orbit: The Lacemaker and Work in Progress!

Your task

Create a pattern for the fashion industry’s most recognized brands to be used in their current and upcoming collections. Define and interpret the theme “Barcode Deluxe” with your very own stripe creations.

Your chance

This is a calling to all designers who have inspiring ideas for pattern design. The best designs submitted on jovoto will be chosen and presented to select international fashion brands by the client, who is a renowned textile supplier. In addition to winning up to €5,000 in community awards, a huge opportunity awaits, to be licensed by a large fashion brand. For every licensed design, you will be paid €100 for the initial design and an additional €0.20 in royalties for each meter if printed. The amount purchased can be up to 20,000 meters per design.

Awarded ideas