Debris derived from fatigue and decay. Mainly fatigue and decay found in factories and warehouses, abandoned stations and places of that nature.
I grew up in Hackney in a small estate called Stamford hill and I went to a secondary school in Shoreditch called Haggerston School for Girls. Getting lost around Shoreditch felt freeing to me because I felt like I related to the art on the walls. Almost every month there was new artwork on the walls. Walls you didn’t even realise were there until the artwork would appear on them. It was the way each work could express each artists style while blending in with the damaged, decrepit walls and the chaotic environment that impressed me. This is one of the reasons why I am who I am now as a designer and why I like to take inspiration from flaws and disorder. The idea that something beautiful can come out of something naturally wrong intrigues me.
Throughout my journey as a creative, I have always added elements of damage, sometimes unwittingly. From a young age, I never had the affinity to keep things polished. I spent years trying to be this clean cut designer, always botching designs. As I grew into my own aesthetic, I learned to use that to my advantage. A little chaotic, rough and radical, but also a little refined. Taking from masculine and feminine silhouettes found Mainly in street style or workwear to make up my aesthetic.
ROUGH, INDUSTRIAL, FATIGUE
Taking inspiration from utilitarian workwear. Imbuing elements of fatigue and decay found in warehouses and factories.