colorful and surreal design pattern print

Yupiiii, today I inaugurate the new blog´s section where I will show you prints that I designed and what inspired me to create them. The inspiration to create a print or another kind of art can come from various sources. Today I start showing the Circus collection, wich I designed to Trevisan Concept. The inspiration came while I was visiting the Maison & Objet in Paris (I’ve talked about this incredible fair here).

moodboard images circus

It is realy important to be always watching everything around us. Creativity does not come out of nowhere, the ideas are always connections of our repertoire that are stored in the brain plus our interpretation. Magazines, covers, packaging, fashion, posters, blogs like this (Aháá), everything goes into our information box and as the repertoire grows, easier it is to create new ideas.

When I visited the Maison & Objet, a huge home decoration fair that happens in Paris twice a year, I have observed that many stands had the circus-themed decor, or even some products like wallets and purses. Added to this a lot of memories of carousels images that I saw in Paris. It didn’t take long and all that information became the mood board above (ok I compiled just a little bit:P)

cushions from christian lacroix maison

I also associate the Christian Lacroix designs, which I’m a big fan and I identify with his aesthetics. In the image above are examples of the designer’s art, surreal, colorful and irreverent and jolly.

All this information on the brain added to my interpretation of all of it,  resulted in the collection below. 🙂

print with elefants

green pattern design

pattern design of carroussel

The prints were applied on some home decor objects. I loved the collection and I was realy proud to see the interpretation of what is around applied to design.

peças de decoração com estampas de circo e elefantes

So, from today, let´s observe everything around us. And let´s create beautiful arts. And about you, what inspires you?

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pink cushion with handmade work

In January 2018 happened in Paris another edition of Maison & Obejet, a home decoration fair which happens twice a year in the city of lights and brings together more than 3,000 exhibitors of furniture, textilesdecorative items and accessories for the home. The event always brings many news and trends, and serves as a reference for designers, architects and artists. My first experience with the fair was in 2015, when I visited the event to make a trends research and get inspiration for creating new prints for the Trevisan Concept. At the time my mood board was filled with images of circus, birds and black and white, which resulted in various collections. I’ve already talked about the Circus Collection here.

For being a big fair, the Maison presenting many styles and trends, but I selected what touched the heart and what was really lovely lovely!

 

Handmade, natural materials and nude colors

With the trend of Scandinavian design in high decoration, natural materials such as wool, untreated wood and plants have gained strength in home decoration trends. Handmade pieces and with predominantly nude palette, are in and appeared a lot at the Maison & Objet 2018. As a not minimalist person, I like to mix those pieces of natural materials with other styles and colors. I think that gives more life, and emphasizes even more the adorner.

pendant made of wool and cristals

Different and creative crockery

It’s not from today that the crockery and porcelain are more fun and colorful. The format still remember the classic crockery sets from Grandma (that I love), but with creative and modern designs. White with gold is a strong trend. As like mix colors and shapes and serve all in the same tray are to.

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