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Daniel Widrig studied architecture in Germany and the UK. After graduating from the Architectural Association in London with a Master’s Degree in Architecture and Urbanism in 2006 , he joined Zaha Hadid Architects where he worked on several major international projects. Since establishing his own studio in London, Widrig has been working on architectural concepts, products, objects and experimental furniture editions. His work has won several awards such as the FEIDAD Merit Award 2006, the Swiss Arts Award 2007. In 2008 Daniel Widrig won the Rome Prize. He is currently artist in residence at the German Academy, Villa Massimo in Rome.

Below are a few examples of Widrig’s investigation into fashion art. The two images above are from the Escapism series (2010/11), shown at the Paris Fashion Week with Iris van Herpen and MGX. The image on the bottom is from the Crystallization series (2010) shown at the Amsterdam Fashion Week, again with Iris Van Herpen and .MGX.

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Write a Bike project from Typography Served blog.

Despite a sparkling career he withdrew from the world of haute couture in 1980 to follow his own path, which seems to have included creating a foundation for the promotion of apparel-art as well as staging annual fashion-art shows in various locations around the world, in “any city that will welcome me” as he apparently says…

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The Typo Berlin 2009 met this year with the topic of “Space”. It had a diverse group of speakers, like all the way from super script typographers, Alejandro Paul, to Chip Kid who apparently was completely satirical as usual. Of course the grandfather of typography, Gerard Unger was there too. What I found quite interesting was Ebon Heath’s project Building a Typographic Ballet. This Brooklyn based designer “dedicates his time to saving the world through Cell Out Project and to the creation of amazing hand-cut typographic mobiles, and typographic jewellery”.

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As much as anything else creativity is the ability to create unexpected associations. Joel Scilley is a designer combining two unexpected elements to come up with stunning results.
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