Deconstructed denim - ArtsThread
For her final graduate collection, Hannah initially looked towards the natural world for inspiration, focusing specifically at images of water that has been polluted by dye and ink waste of the textiles industry, as well as researching the effects that these environmental issues have on the surrounding communities. Hannah developed her colour palette from her own photographs of landscapes; these photographs also informed her yarn and fabric choices throughout the collection. The textural…
NORDIC EXPEDITION - ArtsThread
Nordic Expediton is a collection designed for A/W 18 in a collaboration with Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven. Focusing on the brand’s Womenswear sector, this collection introduces a new athleisure sport-luxe sector to the current range, which combines contemporary aesthetics with functionality. The main inspirations for this concept were artists, Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman whose colour blocking technique influenced the collection’s colour and design asthetic. Contrasting the artists’…
graduate portfolio - ArtsThread
Graduate Portfolio - a culmination of three level 6 projects, condensed and summarised for the purpose of the portfolio. Documented and presented as digital collages.
The Evolution of Consciousness - ArtsThread
My inspiration for this collection derived from the archetypes of Carl Jung. In particular: the shadow, the persona and the self. Real pressed flowers are encapsulated in contrasting pleated plastic with the same flowers printed and embroidered onto silks. Each garment forms part of a narrative that represents the human evolution of consciousness that altogether create a glamorous, modern yet functional collection.
graduate collection - touch me - ArtsThread
Touch me is a menswear collection based on a true story about a 103 year old man at a nursing home in Ostrobothnia, Western Finland. The old man lived together with his wife in a room for two until the wife passed away and the man was transferred to a single room where he became sad and mournful. When the nurses entered his room he would ask them to put their hand on his shoulder since that made him feel better for a while. People underesti- mate the power of physical touch and how vital it…