June, 2014

Food and fashion

In the Know: Food & Fashion

Food – in all its forms – is influencing our colour trends for Autumn/Winter 15/16, as new aesthetics around food creation and the joy of rudimentary cooking is inspiring delicious palettes…

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Colour inspiration: Jamie XX

We love the Memphis-meets-Saved By The Bell aesthetic of the recent double-A-side single by Jamie XX, frontman of The XX. Animated by Alden Volney,…

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The beauty of imperfection

Imperfection can be far more powerful than glossy, airbrushed, performative perfection. Fashion brand D.Efect explores the beauty in imperfection in its latest film, where…

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CaCO3 Stoneware

Exploring design that straddles nature and technology, this fantastic project from Eindhoven based designers Laura Lynn Jansen and Thomas Vailly explores man made stone….

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Brain Manufacturing: The perfect design

Striving to design the perfect product, designer Merel Bekking has experimented with using an MRI scanner as a design tool.  Exploring whether designers can develop products using neuroscience rather…

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Micro Trend: Resort 15, Peekaboo Torso

Triangular torso cut outs create a new erogenous zone across separates – which is most successful when used on clean lines and minimal shapes. USP: From tailored separates, dresses and playsuits…

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Memphis Style

Memphis inspired prints emerged as textural, surface, colour and shape influences at the recent update graduate shows adding weight to the growing trend of everything Memphis….

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Rise of the Peacock

Back from the realms of aesthetes and lumberjacks, menswear is getting a new peacockish air. In recent seasons, we have found the menswear shows more inspiring…