trouble with futurism

Cathy Horyn, fashion writer for the New York Times, started her own blog about a week ago. She did this really great post on Alber Elbaz of Lanvin, documenting an issue he had with this super futuristic polyester fabric. They made a digital flipbook of his sketches and the construction steps he took in creating a dress from the trouble fabric. It’s really interesting to see the problem solving involved. I also really love seeing his sketches and the process of developing an abstract idea. Hopefully sometime soon, I can get some similar information to share from our FP designers!
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jamie -February 2, 2007, 8:43PM

her blog is really interesting. i loved reading it & the flipbook was fun to look at.

Anonymous -February 5, 2007, 11:20PM

nothing about the new display….

Mandisa -February 7, 2007, 9:36PM

WOW I am in love with Cathy Horyn right now…to be able to peek into a “legitimate” journalists brain and have her say things like “I was thinking about my hat…” Genius.

Mindy -February 12, 2007, 10:07AM

I absolutely love the notebook idea. You find the most amazing things! Your blog is always unique and so interesting! Great stuff!

Neil Cowley -February 13, 2007, 3:17PM

Umm, the process reveals so much of the character doesn’t it – just like a blog.

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