The brief history of the connection between clothing and shelter 2

In 1850s, the prefabrication in building materials and steel construction made more open architecture and lighter spaces. The use of fewer structural elements in construction building. The Crystal Palace, designed by Joseph Paxton for the great exhibition of 1851 in London, had one the most open and expensive interior materials of its time. A very […]

The brief history of the connection between clothing and shelter 1

Cultural and economical conditions has always influences architecture and fashion. The connection between buildings and clothings goes back to the ice-age. In ancient Greece, the iconic tunic out of wool which was made from a single fabric wrapped over the body of women or men (called Chiton dress), were used both in clothing and Greek […]

Rubber Balloon Collection by Fredrik Tjaerandsen

Fredrik Tjærandsen graduated from Saint Martin university has recently presented giant balloons that deflate and become a dress. The idea for the “bubbles” (his nickname for the dresses) came to him early on in his studies at CMS. “I was inspired by my own early childhood memories. I wanted to recreate the fogginess and the ‘mist’ […]