The Paintings That Inspired Daniel Palillo's Spring/Summer Collection

Curator: Dan Blackman
date: September 15, 2014
Categories: Art
Tags: art, Fashion, painting
Artist Daniel Palillo
Last month while visiting friends in Helsinki, I had the pleasure of briefly meeting artist and fashion designer Daniel Palillo, who’s show "Paintings About the Fashion World" was recently on view at The Hole gallery in New York City. 
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Me Likey Nike's Women's Collection Preview Dreamland

Curator: Sue Murphy
date: September 11, 2014
Categories: Environmental Design, Product Design
Tags: Fashion, interior design
Imagine if all retail stores were as unique as this? This technicolor beaut is for the new Nike Women's Collection Fall season preview, unfortunately not a permanent space (though we can console ourselves with these lovely photos).
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"Women in Clothes," Real Women on the Why Behind What They Wear

Curator: Rodrigo Corral
date: September 5, 2014
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Illustration
Tags: books, Fashion
You can take the title at its word. "Women in Clothes," the new book out by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton (and 639 others), is quite literally about the clothes women wear. 

Beyond the cover illustration by Shapton, the concept of the book is just so good. It’s about getting dressed and the decisions women make when they perform this act. The content is based on responses to surveys from a huge group of women, and there’s nothing obvious, trendy or cliché about what they say. It was designed to expose why women wear, not what they wear, and it does just that.  
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Artist Janine Rewell's Collab with Shoe Designer Minna Parikka

Curator: Karan Singh
date: August 25, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Illustration, Photography
Tags: art, branding, Fashion
I first discovered Finnish artist Janine Rewell’s work a couple of years back via her reps Agent Pekka. I’m pretty sure when this happened I wanted to put everything I’d ever made onto an external hard drive and then catapult it into the ocean. Her work is that good and I’m just that melodramatic. Keeping tabs on her has been a joy, and when this collaboration with Finnish shoe designer Marina Parikka dropped this year I was insanely jealous. 
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Why Public School's Fall/Winter 2014 Collection is Just. So. Good.

Curator: Alex Mustonen
date: July 22, 2014
Categories: Experience Design
Tags: Fashion
The experience of seeing Public School's Winter 2014 show in New York this past February was a little unreal. The excitement in the room was electric, like watching your hometown team move up to the majors. 

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