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Under the Influence

September 17, 2009


While it’s not directly fashion-related, I think this article on the history of how art has influenced design is worth sharing:

If Famous Graphic Artists Were Web Designers… by Smashing Magazine


Of course, my favorite visual example is Chanel’s stunning “Klein Bleu” patent leather bag inspired by Yves Klein’s IKB 191, 1962:



If I were a fashion designer I think I would attempt to design an entire collection based on one great piece of art. It would be challenging and passionate and reverent while also being subversive and obsessive, but ultimately fabulous! Well, at least in theory.

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