December 14, 2012 2 Comments
We wish you a Happy Holiday and colorful New Year full of creative inspiration.
November 8, 2012 1 Comment
I attended the International Packaging Expo last week in Chicago, Illinois to gain further knowledge of the packaging process while identifying products and vendors to specify for upcoming projects. Declared as the world’s largest packaging show, more than 46,000 people attended with over 1,800 vendor booths to visit.
October 26, 2012 3 Comments
The Warner Brothers Studio Tour in London provides a behind the scenes look at the making of the Harry Potter films and gives a detailed look at the design and fabrication process for the sets, props and costumes used in the movies. Like with all design, the process is the same.
October 23, 2012
Fall is always colorful. The leaves turn to bright shades of yellow and orange, crisp Macintosh apples glow a rich red, and the sky is full of bright blue. Why then, should an autumn collection be void of all color? Exactly. It shouldn’t. Read more of this post
October 9, 2012 3 Comments
I was pleasantly surprised to see that the latest Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2013 fashion show, which debuted in Paris last week, had left one significant guest off their VIP list: the signature LV logo. Under the tutelage of Creative Director Marc Jacobs, the show featured bold check patterns, artfully combined in a variety of scales and colors. Despite the fact that the iconic LV stamp is nowhere to be found within this ready-to-wear collection, the careful craftsmanship and perfectly paired pieces are unmistakably Louis Vuitton. It speaks volumes of the brand’s distinct visual language and identity that even without the signature LV, the fashion stands on its own. Read more of this post
August 28, 2012
The architecturally-inspired footwear of United Nude proves that artists and designers who seek inspiration from sources outside of their disciplines can yield captivating results. UN’s shoe designs stand out through unique concepts and details that push the boundaries of footwear in terms of form, structure, and materiality. Read more of this post
August 24, 2012 1 Comment
A couple of months ago, Raf Simon’s debuted his first couture collection for Christian Dior. The collection, of course, was beautifully filled with bold colors, retro shapes, and elegant details. However, what really made me awestruck was the set itself. The show was set in a series of Parisian rooms enveloped with millions of gorgeous delicate flowers; each room came to life with an intensity of color.
See how all the details came together in the video below.