10 standout fashion collections from RISD Apparel Design 2018 graduates

A giant boxy jacket and explorations of Mexican witchcraft were among the best looks at this year’s Rhode Island School of Design graduate fashion show.

The Collection 18 catwalk featured the work of graduates from the RISD Apparel Design programme. It took place at Spring Studios in Manhattan on 12 September 2018, to coincide with New York Fashion Week, which ran from 6 to 14 September 2018. Continue reading

Community: Over 500,000 Preserved and Local Flowers Suspended in the Toledo Museum of Art

Floral artist Rebecca Louise Law (previously) travels widely to install her beloved cascading flower showers around the world. Most recently, the UK-based artist worked with residents of Toledo, Ohio to install Community, her largest work to date. The exhibition incorporates over 500,000 flowers, installed with substantial help from local volunteers. . Community is comprised of dried flowers preserved from previous exhibitions as well as over 150,000 locally sourced native plants. The exhibit is on view at the Toledo Art Museum through January 13, 2019. You can see a time-lapse of the installation in the video below, and explore more of Law’s work on Instagram and Facebook. Continue reading

Dezeen to host talk with Studio Swine at A/D/O in Brooklyn

Dezeen will speak to Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves of Studio Swine at Brooklyn creative space A/D/O on 2 October 2018. Read on for details and to register to attend.

Dezeen’s US editor Dan Howarth will speak to Japanese architect Murakami and British artist Groves of Studio Swine about their past projects, latest investigations, and the potential for using technology within art and design practices. Continue reading