Atmospheric Reentry: Maiko Takeda

Curator: Christopher Jenner
date: November 28, 2013
Categories: Experience Design
Tags: Fashion, millinery

Maiko Takeda came to prominence in 2-13 with her collection “Atmospheric Reentry.”

Her work focuses on a passion for geometry and space.

The color and shape of this headpiece remind me of a civilization that lives underwater, on a planet in a far away universe.

Exceptional detail and skill combine to make something truly original.

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Stellar: Ignacio Torres

Curator: Nicole Jacek
date: July 25, 2013
Categories: Design for Entertaining, Editorial Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics, Promotional Design & Advertising
Tags: Animated Gifs, Fashion, Fashion Photography, Ignacio Torres, Photography, Stellar
I f***ing love outer space, all those planets and stars and s***. Maybe that’s why I f***ing love this series of animated images.
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Polka Dots and Civil Rights: Doug and Gene Meyer

Curator: Nancy Sharon Collins
date: April 8, 2013
Categories: Design for Entertaining, Environmental Graphic Design
Tags: architecture, editorial design, Fashion, interiors, mid-century design, style

Doug and Gene Meyer: The Longue Vue Installation,” was a decorative arts, fashion and design exhibition curated by Jeff McKay earlier this year in New Orleans. (Note from author: I’m terribly envious of what these bright brothers, a style monger and the spirit of a social activist socialite pulled off in my hometown. This group took a mere retrospective of the Meyers’ work and created a blockbuster event.)

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Heely Fun: Kobi Levi

Curator: Bryony Gomez-Palacio
date: October 5, 2012
Categories: Experience Design
Tags: Fashion, Fun, shoes, statement, unexpected
Living in Austin, I miss my New York heels. This is not a place for strutting them, but I still like to browse and dream of wearing them. 
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Runway Mural: Letman and Gijs Frieling

Curator: Erik Marinovich
date: February 22, 2012
Categories: Environmental Graphic Design
Tags: Fashion, Hand Drawn Type, Lettering

I’ve been a fan of Job Wouters (a.k.a Letman) for a long time, and his work is a personal favorite of mine. He recently collaborated with Gijs Frieling on a mural for the runway show of Dries Van Noten’s Men’s Fall 2012 collection during Paris fashion week. There was also a handful of garments within the collection that featured their art. 

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