Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei ha transcendido la actividad artística y cultural. Su figura es la de un pensador y activista político que lucha por una sociedad más libre y justa en China y, por extensión, en todos los países en los que se niegan los derechos básicos de la población. La repercusión de la obra de Ai…

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Paula Scher: Works

This week I’ve received one of the most significant and teaching gifts of my life. It’s the book Paula Scher: Works.  This book is a complete overview to Paula Scher’s works from her early days in the music industry to her partnership with Pentagram. But the book is also a deep approach to Paula, the…

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Rebecca Atwood: Pattern Designer

Rebecca Atwood is a Brooklyn based pattern designer that you need to know. Her patterns look spontaneous, natural, eco-friendly and made with love and care. She also publised Living with Pattern, a book that show us that pattern is the strongest element in any room and in which Rebecca demystifies how to use this design…

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Entrevista a Paloma Lanna: “Mi gran fuente de inspiración es el arte, en cualquiera de sus expresiones”

La diseñadora Paloma Lanna Hoy damos la bienvenida en el blog a Paloma Lanna y conversamos con ella sobre los dos proyectos en los que está involucrada – Nice Things y Paloma Wool–, la producción responsable en moda, el peso de la fotografía y, como no, sus fuentes de inspiración. Os recomendamos visitar también su Instagram…

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Jane Eyre

In the last weeks I was delightfully involved in the reading of the novel Jane Eyre, just when we’ll celebrate the centenary of the birth of Charlotte Brontë on the 21st of April.  Jane Eyre is a romantic book, but also a detailed and vivid description of deep feelings; not only about love, but also about courage, fairness,…

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Coco Chanel. A Biography.

If you are interested in the woman behind the designer that created the Little Black Dress, parfum Chanel nº5 or extolled the beauty of camellias, you must read this biography by Axel Madsen. The book narrates her career –why Coco is Chanel?–, but also a rich period of History. Very interesting.   Si estáis interesados en…

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Rizzoli’s Books

I’m captivated by New Yorker bookstore Rizzoli. Its online catalog is inmense, with a great offer of marvellous books. So, I’ve chosen for you four, even though it’s seems impossible to select among so many treasures. — Estoy cautivada por la librería neoyorkina Rizzoli. Su catálogo online es inmenso, con una oferta enorme de libros…

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Women in Clothes

  Women in Clothes is the latest book I’m reading. And the best way to talk you about it, is throught the summary of its website http://www.womeninclothes.com. It says: “Through original interviews, conversations, surveys, projects, diagrams and drawings from over six hundred contributors – including Miranda July, Cindy Sherman, Elif Batuman, Mac McClelland, Lena Dunham,…

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Graphic Design For Fashion

New book at home! Graphic Design for Fashion contains a selection of the best graphic design studios developing the visual style of fashion brands. The book, written by Jay Hess and Simone Pasztorek and published by Laurence King, is an interesting tour around the relationship between fashion and graphic; a relationship stressed by the fact…

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