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mary katrantzouWhile the Greek drachma has not been in circulation for more than a decade, that did not stop Athens born Mary Katrantzou from using the drachma as the inspiration for a crystal mesh dress. BTW…at $44,640 it is sold out.

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The initial digital textile imaging was flat and one dimensional. In contrast, the subtle shading and soft color transitions of screen printing made the new prints appear cartoonish.  Mary Katrantzou used the digital process to move patterns from the printed page to printed fabric…perfect!!!   “Katrantzou said she worked in three dimensions for the first time while designing her prints, and there was an almost hallucinatory depth to the images she lifted from old issues of Architectural Digest and World of Interiors, once they were laid over her precisely fitted silhouettes.”

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OH MY!!! I almost fell off of my chair when I saw this photo in The Wall Street Journal. The print by Mary Katrantzou is definitely pushing the envelope. The article focuses on print designs and their inspirations. “But no one is pushing the boundaries of printing quite like Ms. Katrantzou, a Greek designer who has made waves ever since she came on the scene three years ago. Last season, in her first solo catwalk show, she referenced interior design by sending out models dressed in skirts that resembled lamp shades and strong structured shapes, along with prints that replicated living spaces you’d expect to see in Architectural Digest. This season, Ms. Katrantzou built on that idea with designs inspired by Fabergé eggs and Meissen porcelain, moving deeper into the realm of decorative arts.”

Follow the Mary Katrantzou link to see more ‘interesting’ pattern combinations….It is well worth the time.

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