“I used to think that becoming an adult was boring… Then I saw quite a few shining adults. They were enjoying working; they were creating stuff as kids were having fun. Then I thought maybe it is fun to be an adult.”– Kumamiki, Party Baby
Kumamiki is a young Japanese fashion designer and ower of Party Baby. I got this quote from a short film made about her and Party Baby before her first ever fashion show. Below is the YT interview and here is a more information on the interview.
I went to the Design Museum One Off event on Friday the 26 July, which was curated by Double Decker. It was an interesting evening and in the future I hope to go to more of these types of events. Here are a few images from my evening:
On entry there were some screen printing facilities (Wicked Printing Stuff). There was a live demonstration of screen printing and little factory line of bags being printed.
The bags had iconic designs being printed on them and were complimentary with the One Off event.
I got the pink tote pictured 🙂
The event allowed access to all three exhibitions but the focus was on the most recent exhibition The Future is Here.
The exhibition looks at a new way of manufacturing that not longer relies on mass manufacture and enable customisation for little or no additional cost. The Makie Doll were used as an example,
There was also a talk and Q&A by three RCA graduates who use 3D printing for their work in very diffent ways. This is a sample of one of the graduates (I forgot her name now…)
Since graduating I have had much more time on my hands. As a result (also as a consequence of a need for a job) I decided to become more socially active online, from this I aim to build up my network as well as an online presence. So here are my other online outlets: