My latest swimwear collection has four blues when i see a new blue i become very happy in an uncomplicated way. Only to discover, that i started filling my pockets with trash instead of treasure. This project is conceived from the idea of enhancing a cultural and historical heritage that belongs to us the city of venice.
The main idea has been recreating, through the plots of the fabric, all the colors and textures that with time have appeared on the plasters and marbles scattered everywhere on the venetian walls, due to the erosive action of sea water. Today it is the world oceans day a global and international celebration of the ocean conservation. This water relaxation product has created a huge trend in iceland in terms of wellbeing and water experiences.
For me as a designer, it is the ultimate privilege to create swimwear that honors the strength of a confident woman, empowering her with stylish cuts and quality fabrics to truly make her comfortable paula is a stockholm-based fashion designer and entrepreneur, educated at the parsons school of design in new york. Acqua alta as a tool to link all these techniques starting from a unique phenomenon. One of the upcoming pop up float events is a floating concert at the oldest and biggest indoor swimming pool in reykjavik.
Acqua alta is the italian word for the high water, phenomenon that occurs in the city of venice. Float is a swim cap made from neoprene-lycra-polyethylene foam, designed to be able to let your head float in water. The swimsuit brings to life dear memories of childhood and long dreamy days at sea, of sand on sun-kissed skin and the bliss of an endless summer.
At the new fountain which is modeled after similar ones in italy. After a visit to west africa in 2004, his life was forever changed. A force of nature full of possibility and positivity ! Deep colours and secrets from the sea ! I am a portuguese communication designer and i found this site really very interesting! Karen huppivailyahoo. Doing things,being creative with my hands-picking flowers, baking, cooking, stitching, painting, sketching. The company which helped all the research and the development of these textiles has been rubelli, deeply rooted in the venetian territory, with a unique cultural heritage and open to new challenges such as the one proposed.
In making artistic sculptures out of the objects i find, i try to evoke an emotional response from my audience by creating a contradiction. These elements are reminiscent of the briccole, traditional poles used in the venice lagoon to assist in navigation. The swimsuit brings to life dear memories of childhood and long dreamy days at sea, of sand on sun-kissed skin and the bliss of an endless summer. It deeply influences the life of this city, haping and surrounding it with thousands of different colors and textures. Following the long tradition of the venetian city in the production and commerce of luxury fabrics, theres the development of a series of textiles.
A clash between initial aesthetic attraction and after a second look repulsion and the realisation of the tragedy trash causes. Strong traditions characterize this city that has for a long time been the center of commerce and trade with the rest of the world. After a visit to west africa in 2004, his life was forever changed. The main idea has been recreating, through the plots of the fabric, all the colors and textures that with time have appeared on the plasters and marbles scattered everywhere on the venetian walls, due to the erosive action of sea water. Much later, after i had moved from holland to south africa, i found myself doing the same thing.