Representing the creative future

Johanna Parv: “Is femininity a form or an action?”

Johanna Parv: “Is femininity a form or an action?”

The CSM BA and MA graduate Johanna Parv questions the extent to which the shapes from everyday, active situations impose restrictions on the female form

Oct 20, 2018

How Yasmina Atta is channeling surrealist African cinema through her graduate collection

How Yasmina Atta is channeling surrealist African cinema through her graduate collection

The Nigerian designer talks on capturing the feeling of in between-ness that exists when two cultures merge through a single collection that bonds traditional Nigerian doctrines with modern crafting techniques

Jan 29, 2018

Jay Juyeon Lee: Measurements are subjective

Jay Juyeon Lee: Measurements are subjective

The South Korean designer is celebrating the physicality of the human figure.

Jan 29, 2018

Shuxuan Li’s womenswear speaks its own language

Based in New York, Chinese knitwear designer Shuxuan Li creates fitted yet loose womenswear that explores contrasts and tensions between artistic heritage and superficial modernity.

Jan 29, 2018

Catherine Hudson: The tension of displacement

Catherine Hudson: The tension of displacement

The British designer wants to reflect the diasporic experience of the Rastafari subculture in her garments.

Jan 28, 2018

François-Xavier Lefebvre and the fashionable fetish

François-Xavier Lefebvre and the fashionable fetish

Where latex Vacuum Cubes meet playful design to escape everyday life.

Jan 26, 2018

Joshua Crabtree feels fortunate in 2020

Joshua Crabtree feels fortunate in 2020

A conversation with Joshua Crabtree on trying to fill the void post-graduation and finding something positive

Jan 26, 2018

Daichi Tabata on championing storytelling through design

The Japanese graduate discusses his unusual journey into fashion, translating emotion through design and why we should be repurposing our clothes

Jan 26, 2018

Rin Choe on the artistry of pattern cutting and deconstructing Korean tradition

Rin Choe on the artistry of pattern cutting and deconstructing Korean tradition

Choe fell into the industry unexpectedly, but in doing so, her collection aims to rewrite the traditions of her Korean heritage

Jan 26, 2018

Chi Yu Han and the gender divide in fashion

Chi Yu Han and the gender divide in fashion

The New York-based designer thinks carefully about masculine and feminine roles within a given garment.

Jan 26, 2018

The unfunctional bags of Julie Kegels

The unfunctional bags of Julie Kegels

When form does not quite follow function. A lesson in Belgian rebellion.

Jan 26, 2018

Talia Byre is collecting her heritage

Talia Byre is collecting her heritage

Recent graduate Talia Byre talks intimate details about realising her purpose and how to get through the "4 am on the kitchen floor" moments.

Jan 26, 2018

1 Granary

Magazine Issue 6

With unprecedented honesty and depth, 1 Granary Issue 6 dives into the work and lives of fashion designers today. As a response to the construction of desire and personality cults that govern our industry, the magazine steps away from the conventional profiles and editorials, focussing instead on raw work and anonymous, unfiltered testimonies. For the first time ever, readers are given a truthful insight into the process, dreams, fears, hardships, and struggles of today’s creatives.

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