Simplicity and back to basics are the key words of a lexical field being developed in many areas: fashion, graphic design,sports, beauty and home decor, etc. Beyond these, the need to disconnect is starting to flourish as a new ritual, the pleasure of eating and drinking on your own.
Archive for January, 2015
In 1962, American artist Elaine Sturtevant started to produce replicas inspired by the culture of the time (Andy Warhol, Marcel Duchamp and Jasper John).
Japanese flower artist Makoto Azuma has been in the business since 2002. He started his career as a flower artist from 2005 and has been known for his space experiment: Exobotanica (sending a plant in space).
Detachable collars, collars and jewelry adornments… In a LESS IS BEST vein, fashion seeks to reinvent this basic. Adding details here and there and finding fun accessories to transform an outfit; a desire for economy, efficiency and even fantasy. Many brands are attracted to this detail and this is definitely the case with Carven, whose collars seem to have cast a spell over other shops.
Karishma D’Souza paints in a simple and poetic way intertwining what she has seen and experienced. As a designer she embeds stories in her paintings, revealing their scenes and what they evoke.Slightly surrealist, they are almost like a comic strip of her life.
On our daily browses through Pinterest, a certain kind of image keeps catching our eye; fashion illustrations appear to be having a renaissance. The figures are loosely sketched, falsely naïve and are fun and instant, in other words they remind us of what it’s like to be 6 years old again. Here’s a little look at our selection.
Simple, balanced, effective and beautiful, the ‘inclusion’ sofa by New Zealander Marvin Reber embodies a trend of pure but warm design developed in our Influences & Design FW 16/17 trendbook under the theme ‘Memphis’.
In French, Bacabuche translates literally as ‘little rascal’. It was the nickname given to the designer Valerie by her Grandma when she would be mischievous when she was a little girl.