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The "How do you do that?" Generation

This post makes me giggle a bit – half of my generation are technocrats whilst the other half, “How do you do that?” 

I think people  402 more words

Photoshop

Something from yesterday…  We are learning how to use Photoshop.

Even though I have used Photoshop before and I remember some basic things about it, I’m so lost during lessons.. 34 more words

Graphic Design

- KEY TRENDS SS 15 -

Key Trends:

COLOUR: Tangerine Dream

PRINT: Awning Stripes

MATERIAL: Active Mesh

EMBELLISHMENT: Refined Hardware

KEY ITEM: Thigh-High Exposure Skirts

THEME: 70-s Hustle Inspiration

Source: WGSN

TREND

Himba People

Whilst looking at cross cultural fashion, I have discovered it does not heavily mention the mixed-race culture but looks mostly at white people embracing the fashion of an secluded African tribe. 66 more words

British/ African Sub-Culture

The second step: Trend Forecasting

Trend Forecasting has become big business not only for the Fashion business, but for pretty much any business competing in this current globalized world.

Here is an introduction to a  veteran of the fashion business, Sally Lohan a former executive at WGSN (trend forecast company) and current instructor at Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM). 25 more words

Fashion

“It's just like when you've got some coffee that's too black…you integrate it with cream.”

(Malcolm X, cited in Paul, 2013)

Yes yes, I took Malcolm X’s quote slightly out of context, however I was drawn to the way that this section has positive implications on mixed-race people; a great place to begin my project. 58 more words

British/ African Sub-Culture