Posts Tagged ‘Art Deco’

New Designers 2013 Product Design Review: The Best Product Designers and More

This last review of the 2013 New Designers shows contains a variety of exciting graduate designer discoveries. Read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Elizabeth Roberts product design
To round off my coverage of New Designers I'm going to introduce my random top selections from the product design colleges, as well as some stray surface design and some ace work from the One Year On room. Firstly, Lizzy Roberts at Camberwell College of Art was inspired by ways in which lives can be improved. She calls these curious objects Theraputty, and they are designed for use in Occupational Therapy to help those with poor dexterity to improve strength.

Liv Stevens Pocket shelf
I like the concept of a Pocket Shelf, by Liv Stevens - store all your unsightly stuff and save the surface for cherished objects.

Rosie Holman Cardiff School of Artread more

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Review: Designers Makers Market at Old Spitalfields Market

A sample of the best designer makers working in ceramics, fashion, jewellery and illustration, discovered at the Designers Makers market in Old Spitalfields on Saturday 16th March 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Following a tip off from fellow mummy Helen of East End Prints, I went along to the first Designers Makers market to be held in Old Spitalfields on Saturday afternoon. […]

Spijkers en Spijkers: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Spijkers en Spijkers showcased their S/S 2013 collection - La Femme Paysage - at Fashion Scout on Saturday 15th September 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2013 by Faye West. Spijkers en Spijkers named their S/S 2013 collection La Femme Paysage (meaning Female Landscape) in homage to 20s artist Sonia Delaunay, a […]

Bauhaus: Art as Life at the Barbican Art Gallery

The Barbican Art Gallery celebrates the most influential art and design school there ever was…

Written by Matt Bramford

T. Lux Feininger’s Sport at the Bauhaus by Scott Nellis A retrospective of a German modernist design movement seems like a slightly curveball choice whilst London is busy boasting about […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012: Catwalk Review: Holly Fulton

RCA graduate and art deco enthusiast, Holly Fulton, showed her S/S 2012 collection at the BFC tent on Sunday 18th September. It was the usual eye-feast – reminiscent of early Versace, statement dresses and brimming with lust worthy accessories.

Written by Miranda Williams

Holly Fulton S/S 2012 by Megan Thomas I was blown away by Holly’s debut in A/W 2009 – a collection of designs influenced by my favourite movement, art deco. Mix […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Jean-Pierre Braganza

Jean-Pierre Braganza showed his Spring/Summer 2012 collection Praxis in the BFC tents at LFW. In the crowd were fashion writing legends Colin McDowell and Hilary Alexander, who was spotted scribbling away over sculptural lines paired with some very high heels.

Written by Alia Gargum

Jean Pierre Braganza S/S 2012 illustration by t.reidy This show was definitely a bit of a calmer affair from the start, which can’t be said for every show at the […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Cooperative Designs

Our Review of Cooperative Design's 1920's presentation in the debauched setting of the Groucho Club, with wonderful illustrations by Michelle Urvall Nyrén

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Michelle Urvall Nyrén In our pre- London Fashion Week interview with Cooperative Designs , the design duo discussed the incredible presentations they produced for S/S 2010 (Bauhaus) and […]

BIBA is BACK!

Biba is poised for another comeback as House of Fraser relaunch the iconic brand across it's stores in early September. Will Biba inspire customer fever and sell outs once again? 

Written by Miranda Williams

BIBA, illustrated by Abi Daker It was the now legendary Barbara Hulanicki that brought Biba into the lives of so many young people.  Barbara, with her husband Stephen, had previously […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: UCA Rochester

Reigning champions UCA Rochester pack a punch with their Graduate Fashion Week show on Monday 7 June, featuring skeletal masks, beautiful displays of colour and exquisite tailoring…

Written by Matt Bramford

Emma Box, illustrated by Lesley Barnes So, reigning champions (or at least winners of 2009 Gold Award) UCA Rochester took to the catwalks on Tuesday to show their wares in […]

Blow Presents… An Indian Fashion Show

Blow PR present a hand-picked selection of the hottest fashion design talent from India, showcased at The Royal Festival Hall on Thursday 8th April, 2010

Written by Jonno Ovans

Little Shilpa illustration by Aniela Murphy The first glorious day of sunshine in about a million years unavoidably lent itself to the presupposed exotic atmosphere conjured by Blow’s presentation of […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010: Holly Fulton

A quick preview in illustrations of the new Holly Fulton collection, as viewed on the static stands. Illustrations by Jenny Robins.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Holly Fulton by Jenny Robins. Holly Fulton is one of the most exciting designers showing today, so I was pretty disappointed that we didn’t get tickets for this show. Not […]

Graduate Fashion Week Day 1: Edinburgh College of Art & Northumbria

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Written by Matt Bramford

Edinburgh By the early afternoon this Sunday, the sun had begun to shine. Hooray! Where better to spend such glorious afternoon than in a pitch-black, gloomy tent saddled in between […]