design | 2º

project black

The 2nd year students of design play with the techniques of Vionnet vs. Balenciaga.

The School was dyed in black with the installation of project 'black' by Design Studio 'Consolidating/Body'.

"Born at the end of the 19th century, Madeleine Vionnet and Cristóbal Balenciaga are considered by the fashion world as the masters of 20th century technique. Both gave special importance to the materials with which they made their creations and their great point in common was the respect for the fabric. During the 1920s and 1930s, Balenciaga bought their patterns to reproduce them, being this learning the trigger of his geometric and minimalist designs. On the other hand, the color black has had, has and will have an outstanding cultural and social relevance in history and particularly, also, in the history of fashion [...]". 

  Jury Black 2nd from design '22

Based on this statement, the students of the 2nd year of design have carried out the project Consolidating/Body at subject of Design Studio. In groups, they designed a fashion intervention based on the ideas of those masters of fashion in the light of the creative traditions of our culture. The basis of project is volume and subject and they have introduced different concepts about fashion techniques such as volume by addition or subtraction or by compression or suspension; as well as the introduction of bias binding, the adaptation of fashion patterns, technical cards and more.


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