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Vogue Scandinavia wins Red Dot Design Award 2021
Vogue Scandinavia Just launched fashion magazine Vogue Scandinavia and Finnish forest products manufacturer Stora Enso have won the Red Dot Design Award in the “brands & communication” category for their renewable eco-packaging concept created to replace plastics in magazine packaging. That means starting with a bang for the Scandinavian edition...
19 Aug 2021
SS22 Fashion Trend Snack: the top 5 prints
Of all the trends for next season, Christine Boland’s Trend Snack gives a ‘bite size’ report of the 5 must-do colours, fabrics, textures, patterns, silhouettes etc to incorporate into your fashion collection. Today: it’s all about the prints. #1 Shadow effects as seen @ Fendi & Victoria Beckham Image credit: Fendi SS22, Catwalkpictures, Pexels...
11 Jun 2021
Top 6 reasons for choosing 3D designs
A realistic fit, a more efficient and sustainable way of working, saving costs and gathering valuable data: These are just a few of the many benefits digitisation provides the fashion industry with. According to Alvanon, the global leader in fashion technology, 3D design is the next necessary and logical step towards professionalising the...
14 Nov 2019
Timberland- Designing a brand with global appeal and local expertise
One of the most recognisable and popular brands in the world, premium outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland has truly universal appeal, with many people across the globe having owned a pair of its iconic yellow boots at some point in their lives. Recently, the brand has undergone an intensive Creative Vision project in which it looked back at its...
7 Nov 2019
Inside Selfridges Duke Street, London
The luxury retail chain has a new entrance, uniting Selfridge's two historic buildings. This project creates a new continuous floor plan for the new accessories hall, while preserving the original building's neo-classical architectural elements. ‘Selfridges has a deep understanding of the architectural heritage and urban presence of the...
22 Oct 2019
Video: What Pantone Book to Use for Fashion Designers (TCX vs TPX?!)
If you work in fashion, you have to use Pantone colors. But how do you know what colors to use? And what's the difference between TCX & TPX codes? This video will tell you what you need to know. Source: Youtube, Sew Heidi, Pantone
1 Apr 2019
Redress Design Awards proves that fashion doesn’t have to be wasteful
An exhibit featuring pieces from the Redress Design Awards 2018 opened at Fashion for Good Experience in Amsterdam. The diverse array of collections were made entirely from waste, ranging from the usual suspects of dead stock textile and surplus materials from manufacturing, to more unusual contributors such as furniture offcuts and sofa...
23 Jan 2019
Video: Victoria's Secret 2018 | Set Design
A look at the set design process of the Victoria's Secret show.
26 Nov 2018
"The Crazy History of Design" collection unveiled at the Museum of Decorative Arts
From Le Corbusier's kitchen to digital creations that mix furniture, fashion, and decoration: Paris inaugurates one of the most important spaces dedicated to design in the world. The Museum of Decorative Arts (MAD) unveiled today "the Crazy History of Design", a permanent collection that creates a dialogue between design, graphics, fashion and...
19 Oct 2018
Vans to launch Design Assembly Collection for Women
London - Vans is set to release a new directional collection of women’s apparel, accessories, and footwear under the name Design Assembly Collection next month. The new 25 piece collection, which blends Vans heritage elements with streetwear inspired silhouettes, offers numerous styles for spring/summer 2018. Vans designers combed their archives...
28 Feb 2018
Mayan weavers oppose corporate theft of their patterns
Indigenous women weavers in Guatemala take action against a fashion industry that has been exploiting their culturally significant and often sacred patterns and symbols by copying them and using them for their own commercial purposes. The National Movement of Maya Weavers is made up of around 30 organisations from 18 linguistic communities in...
23 May 2017
Red Dot Awards honour best in product design
The Red Dot awards, which celebrate the world's leading product designers, saw record entries of more than 5,500 innovations for its 2017 awards. This year sustainability in materials was core to its finalist requirement, as was sustainability in product design. This year's fashion and accessory product designer entries include Moi & Co Oy’s...
9 Apr 2017