Alberic and Léopoldine founded their design studio “The Duo” there a few years ago in Paris. Since then, we have seen their maps, illustrations, datavisualisations and other pictograms in magazines as diverse as Traveler, Paulette, Bonpoint, and this month, Ideat.
Archive for July, 2014
At Paris Couture Week, Valentino revisited ancient Rome. The design duo Maria Grazia Pierpaolo and Piccioli Chuiri have created a woman inspired from ancient history, revisiting the origin of the robe and dressing her with grace: the tunic.
Caroline Bosmans, Belgian designer and mother of 4 children, is passionate about children’s fashion. Above all, she loves to play with the girl / boy codes, unpublished graphics and enjoys injecting some dark humor in her collections. Creative avant-garde pieces are absolutely soon to follow!
The French start-up Fitle, based on the original concept of “SmartShopping” through a 3D avatar launched a Kickstarter campaign to finalize their project.
Her name may not mean anything to you now, but you’ll certainly hear about her soon!
Swiss-born and recently graduated from the Basel Academy of Art and Design, Rafael Kouto made his debut at Alexander McQueen.
Waxed and polished materials are a key trend this year that are everywhere in accessory ranges. The backpack brand, Sandqvist has taken note of the trend by launching its “Waxed canvas series” line made to deal with any type of bad weather conditions. A brand famous for its unisex backpacks, Sandqvist is carving a successful market in urban outdoor clothing with its pioneering looks; it is now a style which is no longer reserved for hipsters.
Polyurethane glasses and wood made via a 3D printer? The possibilities are endless!
Microsoft has recently teamed up with a great British designer to propose the first jeans capable of charging smartphones!
The “Before & After” series was produced for sharing through social networks. Journalist Esther Honig took a picture of herself and then sent it to 40** participants from different countries, so they could alter the physical or dress codes through Photoshop according to their country of origin, it would be their idea of what is considered beautiful based on their culture and customs.