Refuge Wear Intervention. London East End 1998
Refuge Wear Installation 1995
Whoever thinks that fashion is frivolous, and environmental design has to be boring should see the work of Lucy Orta (1966), a British fashion designer turned contemporary artist. Her works are something in between body and architecture, fashion and art, that perfectly draw upon urgent social and environmental concerns.
The second part of my highlights on London Design Festival 2015 (see Part1 here) now moved on to the other venue like Designersblock at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf on London’s South Bank , and around the V&A museum. Here are some of my favourites :
Taking place across the city , The London Design Festival 2015 showcased the creativity and diversity of design in London. Undoubtedly one of the best international design destination, the festival provided a lot of inspiration across a wide range of design disciplines, with exciting colours, materials, shapes, and innovations. Here are my selection of highlights & favourites from the festival 10 Designers in the West Wing at Somerset House :
What is Luxury ? is an exhibition questioning the idea of luxury at the V&A that ended last month. It let us discover the history and prominence of luxury within society. I was striked with loads of inspiration and questions towards my own practice. Here are some ideas :