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Architectural Digest

Mary Katrantzou SS11

The prints of the Mary Katrantzou Spring/Summer 2011 Show reproduced photographs of interiors, taken from old issues of « Architectural Digest ».

Photo : Yannis Vlamos / GoRunway.com

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 17, 2014 in Design

 

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Milton Glaser

Mary Katrantzou Resort 15

Milton Glaser’s ’60s fonts have influenced the Mary Katrantzou Resort 2015 Collection.

Other Milton Glaser-inspired pieces : Jeremy Scott Spring/Summer 2011 (the 1st look reinterpreted Milton Glaser’s 1977 « I Love NY » logo), 3.1 Phillip Lim Spring/Summer 2013 (the 20th and 34th looks, with the « I Love Nueva York » logo, were based on the American graphic designer’s iconic « I Love NY » logo).

Photo : Courtesy of Mary Katrantzou

 
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Posted by on June 25, 2014 in Design

 

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Marc Newson

John Galliano AW1415

Marc Newson’s smooth industrial designs have influenced the John Galliano by Bill Gaytten Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Show.

A few Marc Newson’s collaborations : Boucheron (Marc Newson created the « Julia » diamond necklace, which was launched on July 8, 2009), G-Star (Marc Newson has designed the G-Star by Marc Newson Limited Collection, launched on July 15, 2009, which featured 5 jackets for men, and 4 pieces for women), Jaeger-LeCoultre (in 2008, the « Atmos 561 » clock was redesigned by Marc Newson, to celebrate its 80th anniversary), Nike (in the Autumn of 2004, Marc Newson designed the « Z-Doc » sneakers for Nike).

Photo : Giovanni Giannoni

 

 
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Posted by on March 12, 2014 in Design

 

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Candace Wheeler

Rebecca Minkoff Pre-Fall 14

The embellishments, prints and textures of the Rebecca Minkoff Pre-Fall 2014 Collection are influenced by Candace Wheeler.

Photo : Courtesy of Rebecca Minkoff

 

 
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Posted by on January 17, 2014 in Design

 

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Gabriella Crespi

Sergio Rossi Resort 14

The « butterfly » sandal of the Sergio Rossi by Angelo Ruggeri Resort 2014 Collection pays tribute to Gabriella Crespi’s 1974 « Gocce Oro » candelabra.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on January 5, 2014 in Design

 

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Neri Oxman

Honor Pre-Fall 14The « wings » hand-drawn pattern in the Honor Pre-Fall 2014 Collection is based on Neri Oxman’s metamorphosis studies.

Photo : VOGUE.co.uk

 

 

 
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Posted by on December 21, 2013 in Design

 

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Arne Jacobsen

Lela Rose SS14

Arne Jacobsen influenced the curvilinear shapes of the Lela Rose Spring/Summer 2014 Show.

Other Arne Jacobsen-inspired collections : Atelier Gustavo Lins Couture Autumn/Winter 2010-2011 (this collection especially referenced Arne Jacobsen’s « Series 7 » chair), Peter Jensen Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Menswear, SportMax Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (Arne Jacobsen’s timeless design was one of the inspirations of this show).

Moreover, in 2008, Paul Smith has edited a miniature version of the « Egg » chair, produced by 1.6 Design, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Arne Jacobsen’s iconic creation, and, in 2010, Stelton has launched the Arne Jacobsen / Paul Smith-signed « Add Colour » collection (which featured items such as teapots).

Photo : John Aquino

 

 
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Posted by on September 10, 2013 in Design

 

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The Haas Brothers

Versace AW1314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Haas Brothers have collaborated on the animal prints of the Versace Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show, which showcased the « Vunk ! », an hybrid of Versace and punk.

Furthermore, the Haas Brothers have designed the « Donatella Chair », inspired by Donatella Versace’s « blonde and rock’n’roll glamour », which will be unveiled on April 9, 2013, at the Salone del Mobile 2013, in Milan, and Nikolai Haas confessed that he would love to design a full fashion collection and a full furniture collection for a fashion brand, on the « HAAS BROS » post, that was published on the CR Fashion Book’s site, on January 18, 2013.

Photo : VOGUE.fr

 

 

 
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Posted by on April 5, 2013 in Design

 

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Ettore Sottsass

Creatures of the Wind AW1314Ettore Sottsass’ early color studies inspired patterns in the Creatures of the Wind Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Show, « Candy ».

Other Ettore Sottsass-inspired collections : Dior by Bill Gaytten Couture Autumn/Winter 2011-2012 (this collection was influenced by the Memphis Group, especially Ettore Sottsass), Fendi by Karl Lagerfeld Spring/Summer 2013 (not specifically inspired by Ettore Sottsass but by the Memphis Group ; moreover, Karl Lagerfeld owns many works that were designed by the Memphis Group), Pringle of Scotland by Alistair Carr Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 (the color palette of this collection was partly based on the work of Ettore Sottsass that was highlighted in the «Postmodernism : Style and Subversion 1970-1990» exhibition, presented from September 24, 2011 until January 15, 2012, at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum), Vena Cava Spring/Summer 2011 (the runway of this Memphis Group-inspired collection was decorated with a giant multicolored mobile which evoked Ettore Sottsass’ 1981 furniture).

Photo : Monica Feudi / InDigital / GoRunway

 

 

 
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Posted by on February 8, 2013 in Design

 

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Carlo Mollino

Givenchy SS13Carlo Mollino’s light and geometric shapes inspired the leather, Plexiglas and plastic shoes of the Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Spring/Summer 2013 Show (Carlo Mollino is one of Riccardo Tisci’s obsessions).

Other Carlo Mollino-inspired collections : Katy Rodriguez Spring/Summer 2010 (influenced by Carlo Mollino’s collection of erotic Polaroids), Marni Spring/Summer 2013 (the shoes of this show were inspired by Carlo Mollino), Nicholas Kirkwood (for Spring/Summer 2008, as part of Alta Roma, Nicholas Kirkwood designed a shoe inspired by the « Cavour » desk that Carlo Mollino designed for Zanotta).

Photo : Imaxtree

 

 

 
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Posted by on January 28, 2013 in Design

 

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