Wednesday 16th March 2016
As part of Norwich Fashion Week, Norwich University of the Arts hosted an evening with international designer Orla Kiely and an exhibition of work to celebrate connectivity, pattern and form. Student work was exhibited to complement the ideas and practice of invited designers, makers and creatives including designer Sarah Angold and Creative Technology Agency Knit to reveal the global processes, skills and technologies usually hidden from view.
Norwich University of the Arts, Duke Street
Exhibition viewing: 5.30pm
Talk: 6.30 – 7.45pm
Tickets: This event is now sold out.
Inspired by the patterns and colours of the 1960s and 70s, celebrated designer Orla Kiely talked about her creative practice and the influences behind her iconic designs.
The Fashion 360 exhibition was open to the public from Thursday 17- Friday 18th March in the NUA Duke Street Building, Duke Street, Norwich NR3 3AJ
Thursday 17th March 9am – 5pm
Friday 18th March 9am – 1pm
As part of Norwich Fashion Week 2016 NUA presented Fashion 360°, an evening with international designer Orla Kiely and an exhibition of work featuring Sarah Angold, Knit, Tam Walsh and NUA staff and students.
Norwich Fashion week takes place from 10 – 17 March 2016. Find out more via the NFW Website.
Orla Kiely’s Iconic designs
Inspired by graphic shapes, mathematical structures and industrial processes including laser cutting and acid etching, Sarah Angold produces jewellery, fashion accessories, products, fabrics and installations that reflect her passion for material diversity and innovation of structural form.
Through her textile practice and research within the NUA Pattern and Chaos group, Professor Hilary Carlisle investigates the possibility of creating patterns that do not follow the normal repeating conventions of commercial design. New work by Professor Carlisle will be on display at Fashion 360°.
Creative Technology Agnecy, Knit, present their recent project with Hiut Jeans in which they created a jukebox powered by Twitter and situated in the Hiut Factory. Hiut fans anywhere in the world request a track with a simple tweet including; “#hiutmuisc”, the artist name and track title-connecting the Hiut Denim factory in Wales with brand advocates across the world in a fun and engaging way.
Working directly with hand weavers in Hyderabad India, NEUBA° combine traditional Eastern skills with contemporary Western design. NEUBA° sell in Japan, Dover Street Market, Colette in Paris and Harvey Nichols in Hong Kong. You can see some of NEUBA’s beautiful designs at Fashion 360°