VR180

 

Filmed using Google’s new VR180 technology, this video forms part of the projects experimentation with new digital technologies, knitting together two single channel videos to create a 3D image.

3D Imaging

Created using 3D imaging software combined with an iPhone camera, this virtual model was created within the museum archive.  Utilising emergent technologies as a means of quickly capturing a 3-dimensional visualisation in the archive space.  Continue reading “3D Imaging”

Madeleine Vionnet

Madeleine Vionnet by Thérèse Bonnet, ca 1925. Librairie Diktats.
Madeleine Vionnet by Thérèse Bonnet, ca 1925. Librairie Diktats.

‘When a woman smiles, her dress must smile also’

Madeleine Vionnet (1876-1975) was part of a group of creative women who transformed fashion in the early 20th century. That she preferred to identify herself as a dressmaker rather than a designer is a testament to her commitment to the craft. She sought to bring about a cohesion between body and dress, starting her design process on a half-scale mannequin and working with the features of the fabric to value the natural contours of the body. Continue reading “Madeleine Vionnet”