Patternbank Blog Feature

The Patternbank team once again had the privilege of experiencing this years emerging talent at the New Designers Graduate show.  New Designers is the UK’s most important graduate design exhibition, full of innovation and fresh thinking. Week 1 of the graduate show focused on Textiles and surface pattern design courses and was the ultimate event to spot the next wave of creative talent to hit the industry. New Designers Week 2 is showing until this Sunday if you are in London...


Zealous Interview

Meet Zoe Wenban, Textile Design student and winner of the Applied Art Batsford Prize and Cass Art Award 2018, hosted by Pavilion Books.

Creating everything from general surface designs and illustrations, to needlepoint and cross stitch pieces, Zoe’s work may appear colourful and celebratory but it often contains a darker conceptual meaning.

See her work at New Designers, exhibited by Falmouth University at the Business Design Centre from 27-30 June 2018...

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Cass Art Interview

We're thrilled to continue supporting The Batsford Prize by awarding a £500 Cass Art Bursary to the talented Zoe Wenban who's graduating this summer from a BA in Textile Design from Falmouth University; her wonderful designs excited and inspired us. We caught up with Zoe to find out more about her work and plans for the future...

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Falmouth University Interview

Third year Textile Design student, Zoe Wenban, has scooped not one, but two prizes at an awards ceremony hosted by Pavilion Books recently. Zoe walked away with the Batsford Prize for Applied Arts as well as bonus accolade The Cass Art Award. She credits the course at Falmouth for teaching her so many vital skills that textile designers use in the industry, as well as her wonderful tutors. Find out more about the awards and what she's been up to...


Batsford Prize Article

Applied Art winner Zoe Wenban also received the ‘Cass Art Award’ a further £500 cash prize from Cass Art who were supporting the award for the 3rd year running...