Design Allstars

Design Allstars featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

The Hostess

Daria Zhiliaeva's graduate collection is about femininity and masculinity, strength and fragility. The collection's inspiration comes from an old fairy tale from Russian literature. The Hostess of the Copper Mountain is a magic patron of miners from an old Russian fairy tale. In this collection you can see the beautiful marriage of straight lines, as inspired by miner's uniforms, and the graceful volumes of Russian national costume. Team-members: Daria Zhiliaeva (designer), Anastasiia Zhiliaeva (designer's assistant), Ekaterina Anzylova (photographer)

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Eco Furs

The coat that can be 7-in-1 is inspired by the busy career ladies who opt for unique, ecological and functional daily wardrobe. In it the old but again trendy, hand-sewn Scandinavian Rya Rug textile is reinterpreted in a modern way which results in fitted woolen garments that are like furs in terms of their performance. The difference is in detail and animal and environment friendliness. Along the years the Eco Furs have been tested in different European winter climates that has helped in developing the qualities of this coat and the other recent pieces into perfection.

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The Rain Dress

Besides keeping your clothes dry, the Rain Dress is perfect for urban fashion lovers. The Rain Dress has a unique silhouette that combines style and functionality. It is the first raincoat ever to be especially engineered for wearing on bikes. This user-friendly lightweight coat dries quickly after use and fits into its own pouch. It is 100% waterproof, wind proof and made out of a sustainable, breathable fabric. We sincerely believe it will encourage woman to always take the bike, this is healthy for the user but also for the planet.

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Nyx's Arc

When the light penetrates through the windows with a fine level, will produce a level of aesthetic lighting, illumination to bring people in the room when the mysterious and quiet the mind, as the Nyx with a mysterious and silent, the use of laminated fabrics and twist to staggered such interpretation of beauty.

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Moment

The conceptual fashion collection has been conceived as the result of a personal theoretical construing of time. It resulted in an independent interpretation of timelessness which launches the project in a new way into the world of design. It is not based only on the subjective comprehension of the historical and sociological background which is usually attributed to objects, but also interprets their independence from time through the very form of the garments. The final product is thus a collection which simulates the frozen moment and the impact of external factors on textile fabric.

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Vogel

A contemporary women’s wear line with strong mathematical underpinnings, VOGEL celebrates the pure, enigmatic beauty concealed within geometric relationships. Inspired by the metamorphic qualities and delicate intricacy of origami, VOGEL is at once ethereal and architectural. An intensive exploration of traditional paper folding techniques, centered on the deconstruction and manipulation of the paper crane informed the development of silhouettes, garment components and original digital prints.

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Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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