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Design Inspiration: Creative block

Whenever I get stuck during the design process, I always do one of the following in order to unwind and recharge.  Sometimes inspiration comes when you least expect it, and that includes taking a break from your work despite having a deadline to meet.  Trust me, it works! Mental/physical exerciseI'm sure most of us would have experienced days when everything just gets a bit too much.  There are days when my brain feels clogged, this is when mental/physical exercise can help declog the brain and the body. I like starting my day with meditation to clear my head - it really sets the right tone for the rest of the day so I can handle the challenges ahead with ease.  If you are not a big...

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Style Inspiration: Kirsty Aryee

This month, we are getting some styling inspiration from Kirsty Aryee, an Account Director in the retail payments industry in London.  Her style is fun and versatile, from girl-next-door to urban chic, Kirsty always complete her impeccable look with a heart-warming smile. Interests Long walks, Travel, Hot yoga, PsychologyStyle icon RhiannaFavourite colour Yellow (this colour represents communication, creativity, emotional strength and joy) Describe your style? What inspires you? My style is a mix of classic, colourful elegance including brights, patterns or prints which add excitement! I enjoy wearing the timeless pieces in my wardrobe and mostly go for smart but casual in my day to day. I love oversized shirts and floaty dresses, I could definitely live in these. I am inspired by interesting designs...

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Pretty in pink

Pink has always been the generic colour for the female population, even since birth when they clothe baby girls in pink baby grows so that people don't get confused with their gender.  Although a popular colour choice, some women feel pink is too girly when in fact, used in the correct way, it can add a soft feminine touch to your ensemble.   The following examples give some ideas of how to use pink to compliment your outfits: Dusty pink  This soft hue is a lot more 'acceptable' than other shades of pink and most importantly, it looks good on all skin tones. This soft hue goes so well with lace.  Dress it down with denim for a daytime look Dusty pink works well with...

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The story behind the Garden of Eden collection

The launch of a new collection involves a lot of preparation work. Since my design approach is a purely concept-driven one, I want to use my blog and Instagram as platforms to take the readers through the design process of each of my collections right from inception to product completion.  Here's the story behind the newly launched 'Garden of Eden' collection. Garden of Eden : the story behind the collection. Framing in photography has always been a technique that I like to adopt for my work in order to bring focus to the subject matter.  My art prints always start off with a series of photos taken when I'm out and about scouting for interesting things or moments to capture.  As a result of my...

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The Power of Red

Red has always been a 'powerful' colour since it is regarded as a colour that signifies power, strength, good fortune, happiness, confidence and many more.  It raises alertness (think about the way you react to a red 'STOP' road sign) and provokes strong emotions.   It's not surprising that the colour red is a popular colour in many Asian countries such as China, India and Japan where brides are often dressed in red to express eternal happiness and bring good fortune to the marriage.  Red is no doubt the most favourable colour in China - this auspicious colour can be spotted everywhere during Chinese New Year, from home and celebration decorations, to the clothing and accessories that people wear in...

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