One of the great things about studying at a school of design, is that the skills you acquire are transferable to different creative disciplines. Concepts and principles found within fashion design can be translated to jewellery or furniture, and vice versa. The realisation that as a graduate one does not have to be confined to any one particular field...
From traditional kimonos to beautiful and rare textiles, Mook Attakanwong would spend her early days surrounded by an eclectic collection of curios in her parents’ antique store; sketching Buddhas and learning about history with her architect father. Exposure to the arts from such a young age cultivated Mook’s interest in fashion, which was enforced within the household. “I am...
Blending the transient nature of hotels with an interrogation of white cube spaces and artistic documentation, hotel-art.us stages exhibitions in hotel rooms, boats rented from AirBnB and parking-lots of baseball stadiums. Founded in 2012 by Loney Abrams and Johnny Stanish, who share an artistic and curatorial practice together, as well as being engaged, hotel-art.us has produced an impressive programme...
"On one hand I grew up with Mickey Mouse and McDonalds - on the other hand I know they trade on that familiarity for sales. It’s like a bad relationship where you know you’re being used but you stay in it because it’s comfortable.” For Jessie Shroyer, deeply considering the body’s movements became a catalyst to pursue fashion as a...
The Freeport in Geneva, Switzerland holds upwards of a million artworks in an ultra-secure facility with exact temperature and humidity conditions. These artworks, which include antiquities and masterpieces that could be seen in museums around the world, are stored in crates, unseen by the world. Increasingly, art has become a proxy for currency. Like currencies, artworks are stored away...

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