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7 Indigenous Australian Fashion Brands to Support

First Nations-owned brands are making their way to the limelight as Indigenous designers from across the country continue to spotlight their culture through their creations. Influenced by traditions, roots and narratives, for the brands on this list, their designs are more than just fashion statements-they’re an ode to Indigenous lands and people.

NewJeans Steals the Spotlight at the Seoul Fashion Week Fall 2023 shows

Last weekend, the crowds outside the Dongdaemun Design Plaza had nearly returned to their pre-pandemic size, gathered to celebrate another edition of Seoul Fashion Week. The city has more or less returned to normal as well.

EXCLUSIVE: Swerve Festival Aims to Connect Sports and Fashion

SPORTS CONNECTION: Bruno Danto, the editor and entrepreneur who launched French magazine Sport & Style, is back with an initiative designed to bring together sports and fashion. The inaugural edition of Swerve Festival is due to take place from May 5 to 7 in AlUla, the ancient oasis city that Saudi Arabia is developing into a major tourist attraction.

Fashion forward: Pullman makes its arrival on Singapore’s Orchard Road – Hotel Management

Located on the famous retail district of Orchard Road, the hotel features 326 fashion-forward rooms and suites in nine configurations; a fitness centre and outdoor swimming pool with a swim-up bar. “Singapore is a trendsetting city that has evolved from an Asian economic hub into a vibrant global tourism destination.

Typography News

Internationally recognised excellence in typographic design

Typography is the craft of using letters and words to design creative, clear, impactful, and sensitive communication. It is a skill required by all communication designers and is used to create everything from accessible information design to experimental artistic work. In industry, refinement in this area is considered a mark of high-level design training and creativity.

Saudi ministry introduces 3 new fonts to celebrate Kingdom’s culture

RIYADH: The Ministry of Culture on Monday launched an initiative creating three new Saudi fonts. The fonts, celebrating the Kingdom’s culture, will be available free of charge to individuals and organizations wishing to use them in design, artistic, and creative works, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Latest Swedish Design News

The Story Of Scandinavian Design: Combining Function and Aesthetics – Smashing Magazine

Looking back to the beginning of the 20th century and the styles and movements that ruled the art world at that time, this artcile looks for influences and ideas that have evolved into what has been known since the mid-20th century as “Scandinavian design”.

Seven emerging Swedish furniture designers at Stockholm Design Week

Now that Stockholm Design Week has drawn to a close, here’s a look at seven rising Swedish design talents that exhibited at the event. Stockholm Design Week and the coinciding Stockholm Furniture Fair took place in the Swedish capital from 6 to 12 February at venues all around the city.

Not All Scandinavian Design is Minimalist (Published 2017)

Wanderlust Stockholm’s ubiquitous, pared-back aesthetic is being defrosted – by an infusion of surprisingly colorful, lushly textured Old World design. Swedish design trends of the past – Gustavian gilt, the psychedelic patterns of Josef Frank and folksy Nordic touches – are warming up Stockholm. Credit… Photograph by Patricia Heal.

The birthplace of Ikea and Pippi Longstocking that should be on your holiday wishlist

Catherine from the local tourist board had already heard all those bad bog jokes so I decided not to quip about being “flushed with pride” when I stepped off the train in Vaxjo, second city of the southern Swedish region of Smaland.

How Scandinavian Modern Design Took the World by Storm

The roots of Scandinavian design go far deeper than the Hygge-mania of the past few years. Emerging in the 1950s alongside the modernist movement in Europe and America, Scandinavian modern style prioritized democratic, affordable, and sleek furnishings and interiors. Clean lines, functional furnishings, and a neutral palette were hallmarks of modernist style everywhere.

What Is The Scandinavian Design Movement, and Why We Love It – Alt. Surfaces

Since its emergence in the 1930’s, the Scandinavian design movement has become one of the most universally beloved. Inspired by the concepts of constructivism and functionalism, it’s all about creating a simple, practical home environment where clean, uncluttered spaces are still imbued with vitalit

The secret that makes Japanese and Swedish design look so similar-and so good

Two of the world’s design superpowers are coming together in a quiet, cheerful explosion: MUJI, the lifestyle brand and veritable design ambassador of Japanese culture, has launched a line of Swedish goods. Their roughly 40-item MUJI Sweden catalogue includes Swedish melamine tableware, a special potato cutting board and a curious wall-mounted holder for coffee filters, typical of households in the world’s third largest coffee-drinking nation.

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There are certain characteristics that set Swedish design apart. One is environmentally friendly production, which has a long tradition in Sweden. Transparency is another, for products as well as production – it’s often easy to see how a product is made and of what material, and producers are open about the production process.

8 questions with Instagram’s ‘it girl’ Matilda Djerf, who started a $34 million fashion empire at 22 years old

Matilda Djerf is a 25-year-old Swedish designer and influencer with over 2.9 million Instagram followers. Djerf co-founded the fashion brand Djerf Avenue in 2019; it made $34 million in sales last year. She splits duties with her co-founder boyfriend and lets other people’s opinions be “white noise” to battle imposter syndrome.

Art Deco Design News

Art deco buildings in New York: Six of the best

This article is part of Traveller’s Destination Guide to New York. See all stories. Walter Chrysler began as a railway worker and founded an automobile empire. His 1929 Chrysler building embodies the American dream: briefly the world’s tallest building, and its exterior decorated with giant hubcaps and gargoyles modelled on Chrysler hood ornaments.

This Immaculately Preserved 1920s Art deco Bathroom Belongs in a Museum

The art deco era may have happened a long time ago but it is still a popular vintage look that many homeowners strive to achieve in their homes. Art Deco was an extremely- and still is- popular design style of the 1920’s trialing into the 30’s.

Art Nouveau Jewelry: 7 Characteristics You Should Know

The exquisite style of Art Nouveau brooches and pendants is instantly recognizable. Their elaborate designs were supposed to not only imitate nature but surpass its beauty. Art Nouveau masters designed highly detailed, ornate objects as a response to ongoing industrialization, in order to show the true beauty of craftsmanship and one-of-a-kind creations.

Here’s How to Add Art Deco Design to Your Space

For those who wish they could live in The Great Gatsby and can’t pass up a geometric pattern, Art Deco style can bring all the glamour of the Roaring ’20s to a 21st-century space. Art Deco, short for Arts Décoratifs, is characterized by rich colors, bold geometry, and decadent detail work.

Best Art Deco drinks cabinets for mixing up cocktails in style

Shopping ES Best Home Home & Garden Furniture Home bars with luxe leanings The Evening Standard’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. I t may be the Roaring Twenties 2.0 but when it comes to home decor, many of us still favour statement pieces from the past.

A Designer’s Guide to Decorating in the Art Deco Style

Decorating in the art deco style means embracing a period that was popular in America and Europe during the 1920s and 1930s. It was a stark contrast to the more minimalist, nature-inspired art nouveau that preceded it. Like art nouveau, art deco affected all areas of the decorative arts, from interior design to fashion and car design.