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…


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,…


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…


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…


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….


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…