Jiyeon Lee’s graduate collection inspiration came from washing machines. One button is pressed and everything is spinning and all twisted together. She felt that her identity was also tangled up within that. Following the wash, the clothes are hung out to dry, which is where her thoughts also straighten out.
This influence came about when Lee was in Tokyo, she saw an old woman carrying a laundry basket whose floral print outfit she fell in love with. She watched as the woman stopped to put her garments onto her drying rack.Read more
Joanna Prazmo's collection was inspired by 'rhizome' philosophy developed by french philosopher Gilles Deluze and french psychoanalyst Felix Guattari. It suggests that many things in the world are consistent and 'rhizomatically' interconnected.This analysis draws examples from molecular biology, botany, evolution, history, linguistics, psychoanalysis, politics, music and even more. In Deluze and Guattari analysis all things in the world are rhizomes. Following this concept Joanna expanded her research into fields such as art, nature, microbiology and genetics which evolved into looking closer into living organisms which gave rise to wide range of inspirations for developing collection.Read more