Driven by the notion of material ambiguity, ‘Oddity’ adopts a curious approach to the use of materials in relation to embroidery practice, challenging the traditional parameters of this luxury technique. Play is at the heart of this project, as both colour and material are explored and combined in an instinctive way generating unique aesthetic values. Utilising a combination of un-conventional materials applied using labour intensive digital embroidery techniques, ‘Oddity’ challenges not…
A Sister’s Eulogy for Steve Jobs // Novelty was not Steve’s highest value. Beauty was. // His philosophy of aesthetics reminds me of a quote that went something like this: “Fashion is what seems beautiful now but looks ugly later; art can be ugly at first but it becomes beautiful later.”
Aesthetics (n.) Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of art, beauty and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty. It is more scientifically defined as the study of sensory or sensori-emotional values, sometimes called judgements of sentiment and taste.
Tranquillo is an interactive piece of lighting where the user’s phone acts like a switch.It combines aesthetic values and solutions perfect for everyday living in the form of focused or ambient lighting. Designed with R.Akyol, J.McGannon and Y.Wang