I graze across disciplines, media and firsthand experience to feed my ever growing habit. Here are five (of the many more) ideas from the past year that have inspired me. Some have been included in previous posts, others on my FB page, and still others are new to this post. All have contributed to the whole that is my constantly evolving design aesthetic that needs feeding, feeding, feeding. After all, I’m a self proclaimed inspiration junkie omnivore.
French fashion icon Jean Paul Gaultier teamed up with green wall whiz, Patric Blanc to create a runway statement. No longer flat, the idea of designing a garden for vertical, undulating and moving surfaces intrigues me.
Great and inspiring retail was the subject of a post entitled They Give Great Shop after a trip to Berkley last winter. I still find myself thinking about objects and textures I saw at Artefact.
Gardens don’t have to be a static thing or relegated to traditional containers. Taking a garden along with you rather than going to your garden is a new way of thinking for me. Here are two that inspired that idea.
Travel feeds my inspiration appetite. The 1st was reviewed in Artiface and Artifacts. The 2nd is from a trip to Dallas. Right now I am inspired by juxtaposing traditional and contemporary with artifice and naturalistic design.
There is so much more…architecture, industrial design, interior design, graphic design, just about anything Dutch, plants, pop music, performing arts, museum shows, books, people, current events, pop culture…and then there’s augmented reality…but that would be a book instead of a blog post–wouldn’t it?
Want to be inspired by the other Roundtable contributors? You can pick up their links…