With designers making the final touches on their collections ready for the catwalk next week, Ellie Dyson sits down with designer-turned-writer Gill Stark to talk all things ‘Fashion Week’, and discuss the success of her book, ‘The Fashion Show’, two … Continue reading INTERVIEW: GILL STARK
Ellie Dyson asked artists whether their degree was worth it. Here’s what they had to say… PATRICK COLHOUN – CERAMICIST – @PATRICKCOLHOUN Can you tell me about your work? My work is contemporary ceramic sculpture which I sell mostly into … Continue reading IS IT WORTH IT?
Ellie Dyson researches the evolution of women’s beachwear. With the holiday season upon us, shoppers everywhere are browsing the aisles looking for the best deals on mix-and-match bikinis. But that two-piece in your basket has gone through a two-hundred-year evolution … Continue reading SWIMMING THROUGH HISTORY
This issue, Ellie Dyson investigates the origin of memes, and if they can be considered a form of art. Meme miːm/ noun noun: meme; plural noun: memes 1. An element of a culture or system of behaviour passed from one individual to … Continue reading MEMES: WHAT ARE THEY?
Ellie Dyson discusses Grayson Perry and the link between fashion and identity with designers and artists… Grayson Perry is a British artist known for his tapestries and ceramic vases. These perceptually traditional mediums contrast with his contemporary concepts which are … Continue reading THE FASHION IDENTITY OF ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS
Ellie Dyson reports on Bloomsbury Institute’s event ahead of Gill Stark’s book release. Bloomsbury Institute invited guests to attend a talk with Gill Stark, along with two other industry experts. The panel, comprised of Stark, fashion journalist Julia Robson, and … Continue reading INSIGHTS INTO A SUCCESSFUL FASHION SHOW
Ellie Dyson reviews Gill Stark’s new book. A new must-have book has arrived in the form of Gill Stark’s inspiring guide from Bloomsbury Visual Arts Publishing, entitled ‘The Fashion Show’. Stark’s recipe for success offers just over 200 pages of … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – THE FASHION SHOW BY GILL STARK