Its less than 6 days until our formative assessment point via oral presentations. We have to display and present at least 12 final designs and i am not yet happy with any of my designs to be final yet. I have spent the entire day searching for more inspiration of satellite imagery and products that are already on the market and are also inspired by satellite imagery. These screenshots from google earth make me want to change my entire colour chips, i think they work really well together.
I have been worried about not getting any printed designs completed on time for the formative assessment point, but after speaking to Keirene and Helen, they both advised to just complete my designs in digital format and print them. This has made me feel a lot less stressed and actually works better for my hypothetical design company, House of Hackney, as my designs need to be versatile and easily transferable onto fabric and paper and will most likely be digitally printed.
I also have until June to complete my full body of work as this is only a formative assessment point. I look forward to working on my collection from the feedback that i will receive and completing the whole project of work to as high a standard as i can.
I love the camouflaged like patterns of yellow and orange tones that can be seen in the above image.
Taken from here.
The white and grey icey tones and marble like patterns here remind me of Calico&co’s URSA print from their Inverted Spaces collection.
These are handmade rugs made by Alexandra Kehayoglou. She has also been inspired by satellite imagery and has used a variety of yarns to create these textured landscape looks.
I would love to try this out for myself. The liquifying filter that i am using with the brush tool on photoshop is creating an effect that is very simplified. This technique would capture the patterns of earth from a satellite view perfectly.
As part of our deliverables for Tuesday 28th of March we need to show our designs in alternative colour ways and to group designs together to show coordination. House of Hackney also produce their designs in different colour ways and are always matching up their designs with each other.
The above image is a photo of their shop or Shoreditch Hight St. It features different designs and designs in different colour ways from their Hackney Empire collection. The wallpaper is Hackney Empire in Midnight and Hackney Empire in Midnight Stripe. The sofa is Hackney Empire Topsy Turvy Velvet Midnight. The cushions are Hackney Empire Cotton Orche Stripe and Hackney Empire Topsy Turvy Velvet Pink.
The above image features Limerence Ink. They have used the same design in the same colour way on the walls, sofa, cushion and lampshade but have changed the fabric. House of Hackney are well known for their matchy-matchy interiors and matching the same design though out the whole room.
I found some old work from 1st year that i had scanned and saved into my files. I have applied the same filter and colours that i have been using for my previous designs however, by using scans that have been painted by hand it gives a much more detailed affect. I am going to scan in some more paintings and mark makings and experiment some more.
This is the first time that I have been able to take full advantage of our own board in our studio space. I really enjoy using it as it helps me visualise and bring my collection together. I’d love it if I could have my own desk space to work at next to the board.