Tag: design

‘Fashion is part of the daily air and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes.’ —Diana Vreeland With the approach of London Fashion week between February 14th-18th, we’re excited about the future of fashion in an environmentally conscious and forward thinking decade. But looking…

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The year 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, a revolutionary art school started by the German architect Walter Gropius which, despite the fact that it was short-lived (1919-1933), would greatly influence the development of modern art and design. The artists associated with the Bauhaus (such as Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy) sought to completely redefine art, by uniting different artistic disciplines and focusing on…

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“History stopped in 1936. After that, there was only propaganda” – George Orwell The British Library has a rich variety of fascinating content covering the history of propaganda from medieval Britain, to Communist Russia. In the era of fake news, the topic of propaganda is particularly relevant now. Bridgeman is proud to be the exclusive partner of the British Library in the UK for licensing…

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“Playing dress up begins at age 5 and never really ends.” — Kate Spade   Our archive of exclusive footage clips is growing all the time so there is always something new to discover. Footage of fashion from all eras and styles can be found in the archive. From 70’s sun-soaked beach fashion photoshoot films to silent catwalk showreels there’s all kinds of style, attitude and design…

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928), architect, designer, fine artist and the founder of the “Glasgow Style” or the “Glasgow School” turns 150 in June. We take a brief look at the great man’s career and work. The beginning.. Born in Glasgow on 7 June 1868 (the fourth of eleven children), Mackintosh was apprenticed to a local architect John Hutchison, but in 1889…

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12 predicted trends for the year to come At the start of each year we’re on the hunt for the standout design, product and homeware trends that will take everyone by storm. This year was no exception and we scoured the premier retail tradeshow for creative lifestyle buyers, Top Drawer, for indications as to what’s rising in popularity. Here’s what we expect to see more of this year. Bright Colour…

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As UK and US Fashion Weeks are on there way, we thought we would have a look at some of the key trends predicted to emerge in 2018. As will all fashion trends – their genesis can be traced back to previous fashion trends, so here look at what has gone before with images from our archive, and how it relates to what’s to come…….

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With its beautiful tree-lined landscapes and reputed high quality of life, it’s no wonder that all things Finnish have been trending the last few months.  Explore Finland with out curated galleries below Did you know? Finns achieved independence on the 6th of December 1917, during the Russian Revolution. The centenary forms the opportunity for a party, as well as being an occasion for contemplation and insight – understanding the way the nation emerged, but also gazing ahead to…

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Welcome to the first ‘Bridgeman Book Cover Design Awards 2017’ Bridgeman prides itself on working closely with designers in all industries, but since Bridgeman’s early history nearly 50 years ago, the close working relationship with publishing designers – especially with the creation and design of book covers – is second to none in the licensing industry. Today we are proud to announce the first winners…

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Welcome to the May edition of our monthly Top Art Exhibitions feature, where we line up the best exhibitions happening around the world. 18th and 19th century art seem to be the trend this month, with a number of exhibitions about these periods opening across Europe and the US. If you’re interested in something a bit more modern, May also sees the opening of big exhibitions on fashion…

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