Designers are using the transformative effect of colour to manipulate perceptions of shape and form. Ombré effects applied to solid objects give them an ethereal quality while subtle gradients serve to enhance angles and form.
1. OFFROUND HUE BY SABINE MARCELIS AND BRIT VAN NERVEN FOR ETAGE PROJECTS
Offround Hue is the latest addition to the Seeing Glass collection by Sabine Marcelis, in collaboration with Brit van Nerven. The shaped mirrors aim to disrupt the viewer’s perception of objects and spaces reflected in them. Photography by Lee Wei Swee
2. SHAPING COLOUR BY GERMANS ERMIČS
Germans Ermičs’s Shaping Colour collection forms an investigation into the relationship between colour and shape. Applying dense pigment bleeds to simple geometric forms, Ermičs is celebrating the power of colour to transform. Photography by Lonneke van der Palen
3. JW ANDERSON MENSWEAR
SS2020 At JW Anderson’s spring/summer 2020 menswear show, oversized shirts in cool blues and greys looked as though they had been dipped in warm shades of yellow and brown.
4. REGIME DES FLEURS
Fragrance brand Regime des Fleurs makes its fragrances stand out by using distinctive packaging which blends vintage aesthetics and baroque detailing with super synthetic colour bleeds.
5. PRINT ALL OVER ME X CALICO X SWORDS-SMITH
Print All Over Me has collaborated with wallpaper designer Calico and Brooklyn concept store Swords-Smith to produce a collection of scarves printed with Calico’s Night and Aurora designs.