Designers need to get ready for the season to start with a few autumn essentials, according to the head of the UK’s leading design agency.
As the UK prepares for autumn, fashion brands are starting to focus on the design of their autumn collection, with fashion houses like Gucci and Tommy Hilfiger offering new colour options for the first time.
“This is the best time for autumn to be, and that’s the time of year where designers should start to really think about how they’re going to look in a variety of colours,” says Simon Waddell, creative director of the Creative Direction consultancy.
The best autumn design inspiration is the autumnal autumn, which includes new colours and fabrics, Waddel says.
“It’s all about getting it all done in a different way and creating something that you can’t wait to wear.”
For designers, there are two main themes to look out for in the autumn: design and function.
The autumnal season has seen a significant rise in the number of high-fashion designers working with technology.
However, designers are still working with traditional elements, like traditional fabrics and fabrics that are made from traditional materials.
Waddell says that is a good thing because they can create something that will look different to the summer.
“There’s so much more colour and texture and it’s the best of both worlds, so that’s why I think that’s really good,” he says.
Waddel is also concerned that this is not the time to focus exclusively on technology.
“The idea of technology as an art form is completely antiquated, and I don’t think we need to be distracted from that,” he said.
“Technology is a fantastic tool for creating, and you need to use it.
But, I don, I think, need to take some time to be clear about what technology is and not be distracted by it.”
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Wendell says designers need to focus their attention on the function of the design.
He says this is because designers will need to make a decision about the design before it is completed.
“Designers need time to work on their design before they get to the actual execution,” he explained.
This is also the time when you need a lot of care and attention.
“It’s really important to give it a thorough look-over and make sure it’s absolutely perfect,” he added.
Weddel says the biggest challenge of designing the autumn looks for a designer is getting their ideas right.
The aim is to get something that is practical, but not something that feels like a gimmick.
For example, a designer might be asked to design a look for a car but not a boat.
They need to think about what is the function in a design and make it look right.
“If you don’t make it right, it will make you look like you’re just copying somebody else’s idea,” he explains.
Wadell says design should not be just about a design.
“I don’t want it to be just a fashion thing, I want it be about design,” he emphasises.
You don’t have to be a designer to make something work, and Waddels advice to designers is to focus more on what you can control, rather than the design itself.
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If the design is too similar to another, you’ll need to go back to the drawing board to get the exact look.
“When you go to a factory and say, ‘What colour do you think this will be?’, they’ll say, you know, you need one, two, three.
And so that is the key,” he tells The Local.
Instead of trying to make your designs look the same, use a range of different colours and textures to help the viewer understand the function and design.
Wadsell says this should also be a point of conversation between the designer and the designer.
“We can’t go too much further than that because that’s just not a conversation that’s appropriate.
We need to sit down and talk about what the purpose of the piece is,” he adds.”
It should be a conversation between designer and client, and it should be between the two of you.
There are a lot more decisions that need to come into play than just what colours you go for, and there’s a lot to discuss.”
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