“Fashion has to be looked at like a sculpture”. Olivier Saillard
Archive for October, 2013
Diverse Materials, 300 x 400 x 500 cm (roughly), Courtesy Courtesy Caldic Collectie, Wassenaar.
Despite the zipper fastener existing since 1914, it’s hardly changed since American engineer Gideon Sundbäck’s development.
After graduating from London Royal College of Art in 2010, Xiao Li joined the innovation department of Central Saint Martins College of Art, Gareth Pugh’s studio and holds classes at Alexander McQueen. It’s therefore not surprising to see this young woman winning numerous prizes, the most recent to date being that of the 2013 RCA Show.
To mark the occasion of the PHOTOQUAI biennal show, snapshots from 40 photographers from 29 countries have been gathered together at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris. For Frank Kalero, the exhibition’s commissioner, the biennal aims to capture “timeless information”, far from classic photojournalism. The 2013 edition “Regarde-moi” (Look at me) depicts the human form as a unit of measurement of our universe. From South America to Russia, from Brazil to Mozambique, the exhibition allows you to “capture a glimpse of different lives”.
Innovation is unstoppable! First there were monitors you could fix to the cot and now there’s a new product on the market unlike anything seen before. The “techno-bodysuit” called Mimo has been created by the American brand Dragon Innovation.
As part of a project encouraging designers to go outside of cities, the American architect duo Bryan Allen and Stephanie Smith have created a biodegradable structure which can be put in the middle of a forest.
Natalia Rak is a Polish artist who abandons her workshop from time to time in favour of Street Art.
Selling an atmosphere, an easily recognisable style of life, is the challenge for Bon Marché who have split up their salesfloor into mini-concept stores, where the products are intended to rotate every two months.