Wendt Trend Consulting was founded in 2013 by Elgin Schmelzer and Thorsten Graeff as a successor of their former Design Studio ready-made GmbH. Since 1995 they create fashion & interior programs, advise customers in product development.
Both are the heads behind the well-known seasonal publication DO.IT!color and the growing print book series DO.IT!-print with meanwhile 5 different titles.
The latest book project of Wendt Trend Consulting is the seasonal title DO.IT!-stories which complements the colour-book. According the themes of DO.IT!-color it shows the most important harmonies with a comprehensive and carefully selected collection of products.
The new DO.IT!color gives you a plain and comprehensive compilation of all the trends & colours, fabrics & surfaces as well as important ideas & moods for the next season.
DO.IT!color offers extensive colour information and sample materials grouped around consumer worlds. Additional pages with wide-ranging mood collages show the inspiration behind and the possibilities of the individual themes.
DO.IT!color provides PURE INSPIRATION. You will find further information on all the themes along with roughly 140 original fabric swatches from exclusive weavers. If a picture says more than a thousand words, how much more original swatches are telling?
Colour Swatches in Cotton + Viscose,
orig. fabric swatches Trendposter, CD-ROM
With DO.IT!colourCore you have the chance to get colour direction 21 months ahead the season and 3 months before the respective DO.IT!color is published.
We are showing you the new colours and themes together with important mood pics and the right colour harmonies for each theme.
This first glance into a new season offers very early(!) information on colour and trends. Later on it works as an essence of DO.IT!color and as a colour trend book for the smaller budget.
colour direction with Pantone references,
keywords, inspiring moods
There are so many unique trends that can change the meaning of design in so many ways. Prints are one of the trends that can promise to shake up the design industry now. The design industry comprises of not only fashion but interiors, product design, textile design for all the sections of the design, automobile design, art and the list goes on. Abstract prints are the latest trends in design and they do add a vibrant edge when used on any material. A major chunk of design trends nowadays have adopted the various prints. Everything gets jazzed up with pulsating patterns, eclectic motifs, chaotic geometric shapes or even direct use of art and realistic images. We have seen traditional block printing and mystical tribal prints. Vintage prints, as well as optical illusion prints, have taken design by a storm. This limitless aspect of the design is here to stay and abstract prints have changed the face of design. Ready Made DO.IT Print Abstracts Book focuses on abstract prints and even publishes prints that have never been seen before.
139 abstract designs, 140 pages
DO.IT! Floral Splendour supplies you with a fantastic variety of 133 newly developed artworks covering world of flowers. Roughly grouped into 5 subthemes Cottage Garden, Tropical Lush, Bouqets, A rose is a rose... and Bouquets you get a huge source for your textile design. Many techniques are used and nearly all designs are saved together with layers. All designs come as perfect repeats: All designs you get as Photoshop tif-files, a vast majority is color reduced as well (saved as tif-file with indexed colours). For 20 designs which are developed with llustrator you will get the respective ai-files.
Ready Made Do.it! Flowers going Abstract 143 drawings of flowers and abstract, 140 pages. Each drawing is saved in .tif, more than 90% of the drawings are saved in ai format. DVD included in the hardcover book , book size 30.5 x 30.5 x 1.8 cm
228 minimal designs, 140 pages & each one saved in .ai + .tif format
DVD fixed into the book
All designs in ai-format (vector-files) & tif-format | Vast majority color reduced. ReadyMade Do.It Minimalism Design book has several conversational and geometric prints, ideal for lingerie wear, kurti prints, saree all overs, dresses & skirts for cocktail & evening wear. A high-end collection of repeat all over prints which can be directly printed on fabric. Must for new backgrounds with attractive colors.
Get inspired by the world of pattern fusion! 155 all over and additionally placed motifs merge into 56 wonderful pattern combinations. Apply them to scarves and border prints or using the all overs alone. This collection of 216 designs & artworks is a treasure for every textile designer.
DO.IT! Spots, Dots & More supplies you with a fantastic variety of 150 newly developed artworks covering the world of dots, spots and similars. Grouped into 8 subthemes Circlemania, Rhythmic, Sketched, Painted, Stencils, Watery, Dimensional and Realistic you get a huge source for your own textile design. Many techniques are used and nearly all designs are saved together with layers. All designs come as perfect repeats:
All designs you get as Photoshop tif-files, a vast majority is color reduced as well (saved as tif-file with indexed colours). For all designs you will get the respective ai-files.