Art & Design Blog

01.11.2019 // Decoration

Balenciaga, a genius and visionary

Cristóbal Balenciaga Eizaguirre was born on 21 January 1895 in the little Basque town of Guetaria, Spain. His father was a fisherman and his mother a seamstress and from a very early age his interests lay in dressmaking and fashion.

26.10.2019 // Decoration

Film décor

Key features in the world of cinema include the setting, the décor and anything else that manages to engage the viewer.

19.10.2019 // Illustration

Escher and visual trickery

The unmistakable style of M. C. Escher (1898-1972) has filled the internet with impossible constructions, unexpected metamorphoses and all kinds of visual trickery.

13.10.2019 // Design

Manolo Blahnik: Artist and Cobbler

Footwear engineer, shoe designer, shoe manufacturing specialist: all these terms have been used to describe this greater designer who has made his name into a trademark of international repute.

28.09.2019 // Decoration

Films and interior decoration

Some films start trends, provoke fashion, make things and habits popular... and others give great importance to interiors and interior decoration.

16.09.2019 // Design

Design as a weapon to fight a war

During the Cold War, design came to be considered a weapon which could be used to achieve world leadership.