Saturday, 30 April 2011

Thursday, 28 April 2011

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Monday, 25 April 2011

Saturday, 23 April 2011


this is my chosen trend for the new project it fits in perfectly although i am aware i seem to always pick dark colours and more neutral colours, so i would like to focus on the brighter colours maybe through linings and accents on the clothing.

Luxury takes on a brutal and sometimes delicate harmony, as we explore the dark, subterranean side of nature.

Foraged food, undergrowth, culled fur and genetically engineered plant hybrids combine with a neo-shamanic perspective and a mystical aura.

Craft a new luxury in parallel with nature.

Inspired by a neo-shamanic perspective, we combine sustainability with the mystical and hedonistic.

Foraged gastronomy, floral engineering and hylozoic design pioneer a new breed of products and services that capture the extremes and contradictions that are driving the season.

Inverted skyscrapers serve as living landfill to abandoned quarries.

Climatic interiors and sunken gardens harness the outdoors within domestic spaces.

Nose-to-tail theory extends beyond eating to inspire a modern brutal harmony.


An outlandish autumnal earthiness pervades with dark, swampy tones of ink and peat punctuated by fiery tones of deep red, ochre and burnt orange, offset by weathered natural mid-tones.

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Rad Hourani

The collection features 6 transformable unisex garments, from which he creates 22 look.
i find this really interesting as the patterns must be so complicated. i also would really like to be able to achieve something like this myself.

Monday, 18 April 2011

Do Ho Suh

More work by Do Ho Suh. i love the reflection in this.

Sunday, 17 April 2011

Tate Modern

This is an installation by Do Ho Suh. i love the fact it took up the whole room and was made out of sheer fabric. it was interesting how a staircase is normally a stiff, hard structure and this is soft and light. it has really inspired me for my recent project as i was looking at structure but i didnt want to go down the usual hard structure route and therefore i am looking at soft folds creating shape.

Saturday, 16 April 2011

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Yohji Yamamoto

i went to the yohji yamamoto exhibition which was really interesting and the exhibition space was quite different as you could actually walk around the garments so could see it in 360 degree perspective and actually see how it was made.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

The Unilever Series: Ai Weiwei

I went to London and saw this is in the turbine hall of the tate modern. it is filled with 100 million ceramic sunflower seeds all apparently identical but actually unique. it was really interesting but did have me thinking about art for arts sake. however when reading about the installation it makes us think more about the ‘Made in China’ phenomenon and the geo-politics of cultural and economic exchange today.

Saturday, 9 April 2011

Structured Sketchbook Pages

These are the first working pages of my sketchbook.

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

New Project - Research Practices

For the new project we have had to pick two words and do two seperate sketchbooks, one on each word.
My words are sustainability and structured. i have focused on these as i am passionate about the environment and when i had my feedback with sue she said i worked really well when designing in a structured way so i felt i should play on my strengths.

Monday, 4 April 2011