"132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE" is Miyake's new creative challenge based on the ideas of "Regeneration and Re-creation" and a continuation of his perpetual search for new ways by which to make "clothes that bring joy and happiness to wearers".
When Helmut Newton established his foundation in the fall of 2003, he provided several hundred original photographs – vintage and late prints – on permanent loan. The Helmut Newton Foundation opened in the summer of 2004, unfortunately without the presence of its founder, who passed away in January 2004 in Los Angeles.
Ann Sofie Back has won the Swedish Elle Designer of the Year Award 3 times. She was awarded the prestigious Goldbutton Award, the equivalent of the CFDA awards in Sweden, and was nominated for the Swiss Textile Award in 2007.
"This project has been on my mind for several years. Following an invitation to exhibit at the Lomography Embassy art space here in Vienna I finally managed to complete this very personal work. This project reflects on memories of my mother and childhood places, whereby I have reworked existing photographs showing her growing up and becoming a mother, my mother".
"JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk"
This spectacular overview of Gaultier’s oeuvre features the first dress created by the designer in 1971 to his latest haute couture and ready-to-wear collections, costumes worn by Kylie Minogue and Beyoncé and haute couture dresses worn by Nicole Kidman.
"On another level Mackert questions the inherent similarity between jewels and the devices that present objects- frames, stands, catalogues, which are by definition supplemental". Text by Alena Alexandrova, 2014
The solo exhibition of Berlin-based photographer Loredana Nemes will open at the gallery Podbielski Contemporary on 21 November 2014. The show will present a series that the artist created this year, titled The Presentation.
"As befits both a leather house and a designer who relishes working with skin (animal and the naked human variety), there was softness and subtlety that could tempt a vegan, but also plenty of luxurious looking cottons and linens". Text by Lisa Armstrong
The idea behind this International design exhibition is to present new and exciting products from many facets of lifestyle such as fashion, jewellery, accessories and interior design all together in one inspiring and curated environment.
The project This is Not a Test is formalised by means of a highly manual nature, almost pictorial, both in its conception and its execution. A visual language that is almost precarious and that questions the supposed redemptive capacity of art for humankind.
"SAMURAI: JAPANESE ARMOR from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection
Because the social rank, income, and prestige of a samurai family were strictly determined by the battlefield valor of their ancestors, armor became ever more sumptuous as the embodiment of an elite warrior family’s heritage.
Where: Los Angeles, CA
When: October 19, 2014–February 1, 2015
More information: http://www.lacma.org
The Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris will host
the first exhibition devoted exclusively to fashion photography. This event organized by Talon Haut Studio, will present on 400 m2 exhibition, almost one hundred limited edition photographs, selected to reflect fully the richness and creativity of this art.
Design Ljubljana presents IDENTITY as one of the focal points of the festival in 2014 and one of fashion-related highlights in this European region. Their point is to organize a significant event and innovative exhibition, presenting a selection of highly creative international fashion designers all over the world. One basic dress pattern cut. Many interpretations that go beyond the frames of uniformity.
The website www.montaignemarket.com is an e-commerce site accessible via the Internet to all Internet users. MONTAIGNE MARKET offers an incredible choice of ultra luxury and cosmopolitan styles. Mens section will be back soon.
"The title "BI" comes from English prefix, like bi-cycle , bi-lingual or bi-sexual. But for me, the word "BI" has very open meaning. Bi (two ) , after this word comes always another word. This title means two colours and the openness of perception".
London-based designers with an existing practice and a background in disciplines such as fashion, textiles, footwear and jewellery, with a strong interest in cross-disciplinary and experimental practice, are invited to apply.
These artists explore jewelry through their words, video, and making. A full color catalogue will accompany this exhibition, which includes text written by Mariah Tuttle with interviews and biographies of the participating artists.
"TEXTILE VIVANT: Vision, Experience and Research in Textile Design"
Curated by Maria Grazia Soldati, Giovanni Maria Conti, Barbara Del Curto, Eleonora Fiorani, In this exhibition fabrics are also viewed as a presence making its return to the contemporary world in new areas of design.
COMINELLI FOUNDATION AWARD FOR CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY EXHIBITION
The selection was made by Ramon Puig Cuyás. With the fifth edition of the Fondazione Cominelli Award for Contemporary Jewellery 2014 there will also be the Permanent Collection of Contemporary Jewellery.
In addition to the ready-to-wear tennis collection, which was launched in May 2013, Monreal London issued eight tennis grips that have been printed with fun and playful designs, a concept that is completely unique to the market.
The calendar of bereavement's evolution and cultural implications will be illuminated through women's clothing and accessories, showing the progression of appropriate fabrics from mourning crape to corded silks, and the later introduction of color with shades of gray and mauve.
It is a fantasy of deVille’s imagination, formed from old, new, salvaged and recycled animals and objects to make the artist’s ideal dream room. ""PHANTASMAGORIA is my imagined childhood bedroom - a self portrait of sorts".
Noovo Editions is an independent editorial and cultural project with online and paper editions. First of its kind in Spain from an unique and contemporary perspective on the international panorama,
Noovo seeks not only to be an aesthetic arbiter but also a cultural mediator at the juncture between Fashion, Photography & Jewellery.
A platform to show the highest level of creativity from around the world in these fields.