Tag Archives: design

Copy or inspiration

In the parallel universe called fashion a front page topic is the design of a new it bag, a blue tote by Balenciaga, resembling very much the shopper we all know by the name of FRAKTA. With all the sampling … Continue reading

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PS | Pink

Exactly a year ago I wrote about how the color pink had assembled on my desktop in Note To Self | Pink  

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Textile Art | Fabric Talk

  From the virtual shopwindow of Vlisco’s Boutique, here’s a selection of designs from the top 25 best selling fabrics. Knowing, the women buying this African wax cloth often decide on a fabric because of the symbolic design; the pattern … Continue reading

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Ave commercial

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Anna Karenina now

On the left from Creative Review one from a series of reissues of Russian classics, and on the right my design for the cover of a personal book. An idea that popped up when I saw the Tolstoy cover. Read … Continue reading

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Textile art on sale

A selection from the printed fabrics on sale at Vlisco, 160 original Java designs in total.

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African design now

Yesterday I went to see the show Making Africa in the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam. Came back invigorated. A marvelous world of wonder. http://www.kunsthal.nl/nl/plan-je-bezoek/tentoonstellingen/making-africa/

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Fashionable chaos

If fashion is a reflection of today’s society, Balenciaga’s Resort 2017 Collection shows us what cultural chaos looks like in dressmaking.

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Random green

A selection of images saved on my desktop. Somehow there’s a rich green in the air, juicy and mature. Autumn is coming , but you can hold on to summer’s peak.

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