Jia Hua’s unique capacity for mixing color, texture and weight proves just how powerful of a transformation the effect of innovative textile design can have on a garment—electric. Even the relaxed, oversized silhouettes feel dynamic here, providing …0
Last month, the “official young supporters group” of the American Folk Art Museum—Young Folk—hosted the After-Party to the Outsider Art Fair, a growing event dedicated to showcasing emerging and unknown artists. Young Folk received first access to the Outsider …0
Brazilian-born fashion designer Serena da Conceicao first discovered her love for clothes through costume. Each year, she and her family would travel from their hometown of San Paulo to Rio de Janeiro (where her grandmother and cousins lived) …0
Are there a lot of designers that matter? The industry hasn’t got a litmus test any more. The whole thing has imploded. Watch it die, like the banking industry.
Source: “Louise Wilson: Master of Arts,” text by Susanne Madsen, pub. …0
In the second of this two-part interview, TACK talks to Robert Kirkbride about the existence of trends, craft and technology, and his thoughts on sustainable design. You can read Part I here.
How do you convey to your students …0
“We’re endlessly fascinated, and endlessly bored.” —Robert Kirkbride
Robert Kirkbride, the director of studio ‘patafisico and the Associate Dean of Parsons School of Constructed Environments, specializes primarily in architecture and product design. But his thoughtful and steadfast commitment to …0
“I think you can take something so harsh, something so ugly, and turn it into something beautiful.” —Joseph Singh
I started off in pre-med,” said Joseph Singh, an emerging designer who was born and raised in San Francisco, then attended …0
Karen Parker O’Brien, founder of Style Room shopping tours in New York, is no newcomer to the fashion industry. From the two jewelry lines she started in high school to more than two decades of experience in fashion retail, …0
Scandinavian design team Heidi Helavirta and Anette Cantagallo are co-founders to the recently launched lifestyle brand LÆNE (pronounced Ly-nuh), an ambitious project intended to combine hi-tech, innovative textiles with a comprehensive sustainability plan. The result is a modest seven-piece …0
“For me, fashion is a passion for truly exceptional and exclusive fabrics,” said Catherine Lecka, the designer behind the brand L. Catherine London. That much was immediately clear from the beautiful prints interspersed with fur, wool and leather elements. The …0