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Posts Tagged ‘Plastic’

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Blow Presents Jane Bowler

Jane Bowler is an innovative design graduate of the RCA. She showed a vibrant collection inspired by the story of Icarus at LSO St. Luke's on Sunday 18th September 2011 as part of Blow Presents.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jane Bowler S/S 2012 by Ellie Sutton
Jane Bowler S/S 2012 by Ellie Sutton.

Jane Bowler is a graduate of the Royal College of Art who works in innovative ways with inexpensive and mundane materials, store and she was the first designer to show at the Blow Presents showcase at London Fashion Week. For her S/S 2012 collection she worked in collaboration with knitwear designers Heather Orr, what is ed Victoria Campbell and Victoria Bulmer to create a stunning group of garments inspired by the story of Icarus. Using plastic and latex with soft block-coloured knitted tops and laddered leggings… read more

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University College Falmouth Ba Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Fabulous work from Falmouth, where every student had a website. Yay! Particularly loved photographic projects by Josie Ainscough, Matthew Fessey, Kim Clarke and Aidan Rumble.

Written by Amelia Gregory

University College Falmouth took up the basement area at the Truman Brewery. Josie Ainscough was next to the entrance with four very strong images exploring how clothes create identity in […]

Ken dumps Barbie: Greenpeace’s Indonesia Deforestation Campaign

A new Greenpeace campaign highlights the dirty practices of toy companies such as Mattel, who are making boxes to house plastic toys out of pulp that is destroying the Indonesian Rainforest.

Written by Zofia Walczak

Barbie and Ken by Claire Byrne Ken dumped Barbie. Over trees and endangered tigers. Seriously. You probably already know this, web since the Greenpeace campaign that first revealed this earth-shattering […]

Westminster University: Ba Hons Illustration and Graphic Information Design Graduate Show 2011 Review

A look at some of the best talent I discovered at the Westminster University degree shows, running at the AMBIKA P3 gallery until Tuesday 14th June 2011. Stand out work from Seb Chaloner, Elisabeth Lee, Ailish Sullivan, Rosalie Hoskins and Nick Gray.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Westminster degree show invite by Seb Chaloner. This year I shall attempt to review as many graduate shows as possible, decease particularly the illustration ones. That’s not to say that […]

The Golden Thread Awards at Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011: The Pastel, Petrol and Beige

A strong showing from Alicja Antoszczyk, Marta Gos and Paulina Matuszelanska. Featuring 80s silhouettes, varied fabrics and strong colour palettes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Paulina Matuszelanska by Soni Speight. These three designers showed collections in tones of pastels, information pills petrol and beige. Marta Gos by Gareth A Hopkins. Marta Gos Marta Gos had […]

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair 2011: James Jarvis speaks at Mokita

A sneak peak into the world of influential illustrator cum graphic artist cum toy designer James Jarvis. Speaking at Mokita, an illustration symposium held at Pick Me Up on Tuesday 22nd March 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

James Jarvis spoke at Mokita, viagra dosage where he was asked to address the role of illustration in commerce. The insights below have been put together from comments he made […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu (by Amelia)

More outrageous genius and full frontal fannies from Charlie Le Mindu, showing Berlin Syndrome at On/Off on Sunday 20th February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlie Le Mindu by Andrea Peterson aka Artist Andrea. Charlie Le Mindu has already done massive headpieces and copious nudity… what could possibly be next? How about dripping blood, nurse […]