Sustainable Fashion

Mark Liu has taken the idea of sustainable fashion further than most with the creation of his zero-waste fabric patterns. Liu has created a method of cutting a jigsaw pattern from a single piece of fabric in order to create all of the components to be assembled in his design. His work will soon be featured in the forthcoming book Sustainable Fashion: Why Now.

Posted in Books, Fashion by Canvas Magazine
Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Vanity Fair

This year marks the 95th anniversary of Vanity Fair. Creating a unique mix of fashion, politics, celebrity and the arts, Vanity Fair showcased the ingenuity of master photographers such as Cecil Beaton, Annie Leibovitz and Man Ray. To celebrate the National Portrait Gallery of London has teamed up with Vanity Fair to present Vanity Fair Portraits. The exhibition reflects the magazine’s influence in culture to create an iconic biography of the last century.

Posted in Gallery by Canvas Magazine
Monday, April 14th, 2008

Adeleine Tyson

Adeleine Tyson is a lover of fashion, travel and pop culture. Her blog site details her obsession for style and is unlimited by geography, as her travels to India, Australia and Toronto encourage her talent for colour and detail.

Posted in Fashion by Canvas Magazine
Monday, April 14th, 2008

Kate Cox Fashion Photographer

Fashion photographer Kate Cox has a list of commercial and fashion clients ranging from Selfridges & Co. to I-d Magazine but it’s her collaboration with musicians that are the most impressive.

Posted in Photography by Canvas Magazine
Monday, April 7th, 2008

Fin

Eco-lux fashion label Fin combines design and awareness to create a range of couture pieces that are borne with social responsibility in mind.

Posted in Fashion by Canvas Magazine
Monday, April 7th, 2008

Cable Luxury Knits

Cable Melbourne look set for international success with their expansion into the highly covetable US market. Focusing on luxury knits and using Australian Merino wool, Cable creates modern pieces for women who value timeless fashion.

Posted in Fashion by Canvas Magazine
Monday, April 14th, 2008

Derrick R.Cruz

Inspired by New York’s art and fashion scene, artist Derrick R. Cruz has created a collection of jewellery for those purveyors of dark and hard-to-find pieces. Working with a number of mediums, including bronze, resin and precious stones, the end result evinces a sombre and alluring mood, with each piece unique and considered.

Posted in Jewellery by Canvas Magazine
Monday, April 14th, 2008

Emma Grace

Emma Grace’s quirky jewellery pieces aim to bridge the gap between art and design. Taking inspiration from physical, cultural and emotional responses, Grace creates pieces that are both mentally and visually pleasing.

Posted in Jewellery by Canvas Magazine
Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Scales of Simplicity

David Trubridge’s designs are about giving back to the environment and use only sustainable materials. His latest project is inspired by light playing on fish scales a design idea that represents elemental simplicity. Such low impact processes leave only the faintest of footprints on our fragile ecosystem.

Posted in Design by Canvas Magazine
Monday, April 7th, 2008

aNYthing

aNYthing. Art. Clothing. Design.

Posted in Design by Canvas Magazine
Sunday, April 6th, 2008