Eau de paris, the citys public water company recently set up a new water fountain called la pétillante that dispenses sparkling water. Float is a swim cap made from neoprene-lycra-polyethylene foam, designed to be able to let your head float in water. A clash between initial aesthetic attraction and after a second look repulsion and the realisation of the tragedy trash causes.
Never before have i felt such a need to express a trend as holistic and dominant. Colours are very soft, imperceptibly nuanced and give the romantic, feminine silhouette a poetic feeling. The intent of the collection is to translate an important and delicate issue, as an inspiration for the development of objects that fit in the contemporary living.
Acqua alta as a tool to link all these techniques starting from a unique phenomenon. It pops out of nowhere within the city, your house, your fridge in the same way it might have centuries ago and at the same reminds us of our constant overconsumption. Following the long tradition of the venetian city in the production and commerce of luxury fabrics, theres the development of a series of textiles.
Inspired and slightly overexcited as we just opened our popupstore and im finishing my design for summer 2016. Our beaches are covered in plastic confetti and there really is nothing to celebrate. Im someone who is very passionate about the things we create the most important one a photograph in a newspaper the day after how they all blended into each other.
Water as transport, water as energy, water as an issue that affects the lives of citizens, leaving its mark. In the same way we need an instrument to measure our current mood and appreciation of society are we indulging in serenity with light grey flooding in or are we burning bridges bringing the darker shades of ashes? Are our greys pretty and picture perfect like the lustrous shining tones of pearls or urban and invisible like concrete poetry? Is your grey basic and boring or exotic and avant-garde? How grey are you? How grey are we? Grey was going to be the shade of the 21st century until mutual global aggression made us regress to black and white the you are with us or against us rhetoric. Modesty, anonymity and privacy are the new ideas for the time to come, co-ordinating, balancing, negotiating, exchanging, permuting and moderating are the new terms which will be used to describe newer ways of democracy and a more contemporary form of business where growth will be defined not only by shareholders greed but by their ethical and ecological principles.
The pictures can be browsed by smart categories such as weather, colour, style. After the moulding process, the hollow spaces are filled with high pressure air to strengthen the design. It may be clear that some of these trends forecast severe and natural disasters like draughts, floods, winds and quakes. In collaboration with musicians and artists, people will come together with their float gear and enjoy music and stunning visuals while floating around, free from gravity. Mathilde leblond is a uk-based trendwatcher with a passion for creativity, beauty and the future.
Outdoor swimming is a daily sport and it does not matter if you have rain, snowstorm or frost - icelanders go to their swimming pools. The intent of the collection is to translate an important and delicate issue, as an inspiration for the development of objects that fit in the contemporary living. After the moulding process, the hollow spaces are filled with high pressure air to strengthen the design. Some people may think that these neutrals are ideal to dress in a light-hearted yet neutral way, whereas others will feel a sense of loss and even impending danger. From tightly woven jersey to sculptural knitting, her collection offers casual pieces that espouse the bodys shape, enveloping it like supple and sensual armour.
Located in jardin de reuilly, a park in eastern paris, the new fountain injects city tap water with carbon dioxide and then chills it to a pleasing temperature. And how many variations of these greys exist, made by clouds and shadows andall other blended, fused and hybrid materials. Float is a swim cap made from neoprene-lycra-polyethylene foam, designed to be able to let your head float in water. Patti smith has been truly brave and is very inspiring in many ways, she received the polar music prize a few years ago and her emotional openness was fantastic. It is of course affected by present trends, like now its more grayish , and for me it always has a dash of turquoise in it.