One of the things I love most about my job is getting to work with people that I would be friends with even if we didn’t work together. Amy and Kate have become indispensable to me as co-workers, but they’ve also become some of my favorite friends to spend time with, geeking out over art shows, magazines and websites. Sometimes I feel like the kid sister of our trio because they’re always pointing out the coolest things to me, and I end up gawking and saying “Oh wow! Cool! That’s so neat!” a lot. But I would happily sit on the couch and watch them point out cool things all day if I could. So I’m happy they’re the main curators of our new monthly trend boards on Pinterest.* Last month, we launched the boards to track our “editors’ picks” in terms of trends, starting with Navy Blue and Copper. Now for March, we’re starting two new trend boards: Rope and Transferred Images!
Our rope love has been brewing for a while, going through various incarnations that range from nautical-inspired to something a little more natural and 70s-tinged. No matter how you wrap it, we’re crazy for these thick ropy styles and can’t wait to integrate some of them into our office. If you’re up for some ropey goodness, click here to check out the ROPE board.
Our second trend piece for March was inspired by Kate’s love of transferred images. She’s always finding great pillows with photography screenprinted on them, and this month, she and Amy have gathered some gorgeous inspiration pieces ranging from clothing and home goods to wall decor and textiles. If you’re ready to transfer some images from the web to your own inspiration board, click here to check out our TRANSFERRED IMAGES board.
*I wanted to acknowledge that I have been reading — and continue to read — the issues many artists and content makers are raising about Pinterest and copyright law. I take their concerns very seriously (and share many of them) and will continue to stay informed about any and all issues regarding Pinterest and the creative community. While I am enjoying the services that Pinterest offers and appreciate how they help our readers and team organize trends, I want to make sure that any outside service we use doesn’t offer them at the expense of the makers we support. — Grace