PIECES FROM THE PAST
I raided mum's closet and found her vintage sweater
To select a subject and explore it for a total of thirteen weeks. By implementing a variety of design elements such as hand-written typography and photo-collage, the process turns into the primary content for a final book.
I chose to explore the subject of fashion because I was interested in how it reflects through the ages. My process involved visiting magazine stores in San Francisco and reaching back to the 60’s and 70’s to collect vintage catalogs that can then be incorporated into the present to create something new. Fashion is expressive and boundless. I deliberately designed my book to show how today’s fashion is both creative and unique, while still remaining a reflection of the past.
This was the first project in which I was forced to experience design outside the computer. I came to realize that true creativity involves your hand and your brain working in sync.