Re-inventing Shoes | UNITED NUDE Rem D Koolhaas Agenda | AAtelier Architectural Association School in Paris

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When it comes to blending design, architecture, and high end fashion it is always worth checking out AAtelier is doing next.  AAtelier is teaming with United Nude Rem D Koolhaas Agenda and the Architectural Association School in Paris to kick off tomorrow’s workshop that will explore the future of footwear design.   Check it out after the jump!

STUDENT: UNITED NUDE Rem D Koolhaas AgendaAAtelier
Architectural Association School
WORKSHOP: Re-inventing Shoes
YEAR: 2013

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V-Dress – Brian Harms


As architects and designers we tend to stray into every field of exploration, which is proven by the diverse portfolio of Brian Harms.  A strong interest in digital fabrication and forward thinking design drew F+ to his work.  The V-Dress, or voronoi dress, is a cross pollination of architecture, fashion, and digital production.  We have touched about upon this topic before, as it seems to have become a growing trend with digital fabrication bridging into high fashion.  The V-Dress modular unit that hides the body plays with provocative nature of veiling and revealing the human body.  Check it out after the jump!

STUDENT: Brian Harms

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DraWearing – Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna


With digital fabrication becoming so prevalent within the design and architectural realm we are seeing more and more students bridging the gap between design disciplines.  Fashion and architecture have always danced the line into each other as architecture creates space, but fashion inhabits space.  Niccolo Casas students crossed the boundaries of traditional design and explored the relationship between the body and a 3D artifact.  Coco Channel said it best as “fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.”  Check it out after the jump!

STUDENT: Federica Sangiorgi, Lorena D’Alfonso,
Carlotta Bandiera, Ella Saidi, Elena Setnikar
Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna
PROFESSOR:  Niccolò Casas 
COURSE: Digital Modeling Techniques
YEAR: 2011

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French Kiss – Savannah College of Art and Design

What is in a French kiss? The simple act is so perverse yet a purely provocative intimate gesture, exactly what  Jean Jaminet challenge his second year students to portray.  The studio was to design a boutique showroom for French designer Jean Paul Gaultier at Saks Fifth Avenue.  The studio was a strong exploration into ornamental surfaces through digital scripting to challenge the orthodox of white box design, the command show by these second year students is intriguing.  Check it out after the jump!

SCHOOL: Savannah College of Art and Design
PROFESSORS: Jean Jaminet 
COURSE: 2nd Year Studio
YEAR: 2012

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Kuro Maku – The Fashion Museum – Abre Etteh

F+ taking a look at ‘Kuro Maku’ a fashion museum by Abre Etteh, which takes the notion of modern day fashion being how we define our personal image.  Breaking down how we perceive clothing from its nature as a fashion piece, its ability to inhabit space, and its ability to act upon others.  The fashion world is every changing landscape as each day brings about a new trend.  The project stands and a blank canvas to showcase designers of past and future.  Check it out after the jump!

SCHOOL: Kingston University 
STUDENT: Abre Etteh
COURSE: Competition – Honorable Mention
YEAR: 2010

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Post-McQueen Embryos- AA School Paris

The AA School in Paris recently had their final review for their architecture and fashion studio, Post McQueen Embryos.  This studio regularly creates some of the most amazing designs we’ve ever seen.  Although not necessiraly wearable, the designs are certainly provocative, much like the design of Alexander McQueen.  We always find these types of cross-discipline studios super interesting, seeing how architects can use their skills and techniques to create interesting designs of things besides buildings.

SCHOOL: The AA Paris
STUDENTS: Krisada Sungkram, Maria Lima, Lilli Maunula, Zhenyu Yan, Maria-Thala Al Aswad, Rémi Chevrillon, Chloe O’Regan, Rodrigo Quiñones and Leila Mohaghegh
PROFESSOR: Isaïe Bloch
SEMESTER: Spring 2012

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Mr. Brainwash – Art Show 2011

Last night we hit the steets of LA and thought we would change it up this friday, and come at you with something a little different with an architectural view.  We hit up Mr. Brainwash’s Art Show 2011, check it out after the jump!

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Today were coming at you with an introduction to an upcoming studio at the AA School in Paris, and an interview from Zoot about the Fall 2011 Building Fashion studio.  Pushing the connection between architecture and fashion, after a successful studio based on this premise last spring the AA is bringing it back to Paris again!

Paris, France
Oct. 31 – Nov. 10, 2011
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