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Textile & Surface Design

Welcome to Textile Forecasting

This page will give you starting points for textile design trend research.  The library has many color services and forecasts available, whether electronically or in print.  Some of these are restricted to students who are current matriculating FIT students, but many magazines are available to any visitor.

Where do colors come from?

The library has these color services:

Textiles & materials in forecast databases

For more on using the forecasting services/databases above, see the related research guides below:


Titles in red show current subscriptions. Bold dates show Periodicals Department holdings. 

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