World of Colours

23/02/2012

Just got back from London Metropolitan University for a seminar given by the Society of Dyers and Colourists about the world of colours.

One speaker definitely  caught my attention with her approach on colour psychology. I would definitely recommend you to have a look at Angela Wright work and her website http://www.colour-affects.co.uk. Her section on the 4 type of personality identified by colours is particularly interesting. Go ahead and try to work which one is your colour!

Personality 1 – Morning light

Personality 2 – Dream light

Personality 3 – Fire light

Personality 4 – Star light

 

The fashion week season has kick off and if you want to feed on fashion you have a wide choice of activity starting with a little exhibition that I want to see at the Little Black Gallery, SW10.

Marco Glaviano bests supermodels shots are covering the walls of the gallery showing the tops of the 90s with their superb curves and attitudes. That’s an exhibition where even your man will understand art!

The Textile Futures Research Centre put a series of seminars to celebrate a green week across the UAL universities.

I attended one of these talks at Central St-Martin on the Perspectives on future sustainable design. It all started with a positive introduction from Dr. Jonathan Chapman followed by Becky Earley presentation of TED the Textile Environment Design and their 10 topics to bring sustainability in your company. Carole Collet, course director of the Textile Future MA course at CSM followed by an outstanding presentation on the new comer in the design arena “BioDesign” which merge skills from different fields to think something even more efficient, ecstatically challenging and something that tackle sustainable issues.

Her work was particularly special for me as I am also researching on the use of microorganisms best assets to be incorporated in the textile industry. If you are interested in some great example of theoretical biodesign work I would recommend you to have a look at her website:

http://www.carolecollet.com

The following 3 presentations were practical based PHD students all looking at the future of textile in an eco-friendly environment. Which made me wonder if its something I would like to take my project on next oh noooo!!! haha

Soon to arrive in London Business Design Center is the Surface Design Show 2012 who will regroup a vast range of raw and finish materials to be used mostly in an interior design context. I believe it to be of great interest for textile designers as it will also showcase new use of textiles and technologies surrounding the textile industry. It is free to register which is always a great news otherwise it’s £15 at the door and will be held on the 7 till the 9th of Feb 2012.

Hopefully I will be able to post a few photos after my visit!

World of Colour

17/01/2012

The Society of Dyers & Colourists are soon hosting an event entitled World of Colour regrouping world leading speakers such as:

Richard Ashworth from SDC Colour Experience presenting the ‘Introduction to Colour’

Angela Wright talking about ‘Colour Psychology’

Georgina Boulter from Verivide Ltd advising on ‘Colour Communication’

Kathy Lewiston bringing ‘Colour Inspiration to Product’

The event will be hold on the 23rd of February 2012 from 1h30pm to 4h30pm at the London Metropolitan University and if you want to register just log on to http://amiando.com/Wofc2012

No more excuses for not dressing up from head to toes in homeland talent with this special invitation from Guillaume Laplante designer behing the sucessfull line Will Be.

Plus d’excuse pour ne pas se vêtir de la tête au orteilles dans des créations signées par des designers locaux avec cette invitation spécial de Guillaume Laplante, lui-même créateur de la marque Will Be.

Top 5 ocTUBEr

06/10/2010

This month I hanged around tube station to snap the best look for AW knocking at our doors. Hope you’ll like what I’ve came across.

Ce mois si, je me suis amusée avec ma nouvelle caméra a photographier l’action autour des bouches de métro et par le fait meme faire un inventaire des looks les plus tendances pour l’automne qui cogne a nos portes.

Seen just outside Highbury & Islington tube station!

Retro looking like green bag outside Angel station

Leopard print leggings walking by Highbury

I want to see red bows everywhere for fall even on your rubber boots, seen at the flower stand outside Angel

I just love every element in the photo

Just a quick post to mention the presentation of one of my favorite designer Spring-Summer 2011 collection today in Paris Fashion week, Gareth Pugh. If you are a fan just like me but have more budget than i do, you can get in exclusivity a 1st piece of his new collection, a signatured geometrical printed scarf, online at http://showstudio.com/.  Only 100 samples have been made and are sold for £220 each.

Juste un petit mot pour vous dire que l’un de mes designers prétéré, Gareth Pugh, présente sa collection printemps-été 2011 aujourd’hui dans le cadre de la semaine de la mode a Paris. Si vous etes fan comme moi mais avec un peu plus de buget vous pouvez vous procurer des maintenant un permier échantillon de cette nouvelle collection, c’est-a-dire un foulard au imprimé géométrique, motif signature du designer, en ligne au http://showstudio.com/. Seulement 100 foulards on été produit et est a vous pour la sommes de £220.

Issa London was showcasing on Tuesday the 21st of Sept. at the BFC Tent at Somerset House. In the action of the backstage I did manage to grab a few good prints for you. With its colorful silk jersey and satin drapped dresses and topped with a revamp kind of turban, everything was regrouped to give a kick-start to the coming Spring-Summer 2011. Enjoy x

Issa London mettait en scene sont défiler Printemps-été 2011 se mardi 21 septembre a la tente du British Fashion Council sur le site enchanteur qu’est Somerset House. Dans le feu de l’action en arriere scene, j’ai réussi a prendre quelques clichés qui j’ose esperer vous ferons plaisir. Avec ses jersey de soie colorés ainsi que ses robe de satin drappés et des coiffures recouvertes de turbans aux nouveaux airs, tous les éléments était reuni pour le coup d’envoie de la prochaine saison estival. Enjoy x

I just want one in my wardore now! Je veux une cape a moi toute seule et maintenant!

Zara AW 2010 £79.99

Whistles AW 2010 £195.00

Topshop Fall 2010

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