Monthly Archives: November 2012

Design Talks, The Case Against Fast Fashion Collaborations

There is  an article that is really worth to read:

Op-Ed /Making The Case Against Fast Fashion Collaborations by Eugene Rabkin


“Providing access to affordable clothing is a noble goal. But, alas, this goal was perverted a long time ago by the rise of irresponsible consumer behaviour that has transformed the act of shopping into a leisure activity. According to Textile Recycling for Aid and International Development (TRAID), consumers in the UK purchase a whopping 2.15 million tonnes of new clothing a year. They also throw away over 900,000 garments each year, sometimes with the sales tags still on them. In the US, the picture is even more dire, with consumers dumping an estimated 10 million tonnes of clothing annually.”

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Design Talks, SpongeBob of Fashion

Why  SpongeBob ? Listen to the interview on


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Styling Finds,The Right Package

Since I’m sceptical to the all fantastic stories that skin care manufactors have in their product descriptions, for me cosmetics is a lot about package.

Here are some of my favorites:

Skin care: Aesop 

Perfume: Byredo 

Hair care: Shu Uemura

What about you?

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Design Work, Futures Primitives

Under the title Future Primitives 7 designers, artist and architects have been each given 60m2 to build one project room in which to present their vision of tomorrow’s living experience, looking beyond the horizon but also questioning the primitive needs that takes us to these places.

Belgian combo of photographer Fien Muller and artist Hannes Van Severen

Troika, photo Wouter Van Vaerenberg

Ross Lovengrove, photo Wouter Van Vaerenberg

About Futures Primitives and more about Interieur Kortrijk 2012 tomorrow on Trend Report at Westerdals School of Communication

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Design Question, Who to Follow?

The breaking new in fashion world today is that Nicolas Ghesquière leaves Balenciaga















It’s confusing since there weren’t any rumors about it before.

For me Balenciaga is Nicolas Ghesquière.   I ‘ve been interested in Balenciaga because of Ghesquière’s retail architecture . So, what will happens to Balenciaga interiors and brand spatial communication in general? Any thought?

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