I know I’ve been kinda quiet lately. Disorganisation and a fair amount of things to do keeps a chick busy. My mind was attempting to fire on all cylinders in multiple directions and I’m not entirely sure that it was working. Anyway, time to jump right back into talking about design.
For a few days now I’ve been wondering if I’ve been over-thinking the design process that I’m subjecting myself to…I mean, how much cultural understanding does one need to make clothes that look nice? Then I remember that it’s not just about looking nice but also about a message, one which doesn’t come naturally to me and so research is needed. Le sigh.
At any rate, I started looking at one of the brands that first inspired me and piqued my interest in the VoN concept: CooYah. I was hoping to get a clearer understanding of their philosophy (design wise and in general) and this is what I found: