Moving forward from my research into Mary Katrantzou, Water and Writing I then came up with a large variety of projects/products/ideas relating to the latter. While the three are seemingly completely disconnected, each element branches off into a variety of different things. For example when thinking of water one could also think of it as a life necessity, the ocean (and abysses), marine life, water scarcity, etc. Writing branches off to literature, stories, calligraphy, branding, and so on. Mary Katrantzou's works make me think of interiors, lampshades, embroidery, bright patterns.
From over 30 different ideas sprung from the connection of these three elements I decided to work on a collection of Japanese kimono-style clothing pieces. I therefore did a bit more research on these three topics, but gearing it towards Japan.
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