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For those who missed FASHIONCLASH Maastricht 2012 – the international and interdisciplinary fashion platform for young talents – just scroll down this post for a selection of images spotted over June 8-10 , when the Dutch city of Maastricht turned into one of the most fashionable districts in Europe.

Celebrating the 4th edition, FASHIONCLASH foundation reconfirmed the original purpose:

(…) to create a ‘clash’ with ‘fashion’ as a starting point. By organising fashion projects FASHIONCLASH aims to create a platform where ‘young’ designers/artists can present their work to a diverse international audience. FASHIONCLASH shows fashion in the widest sense of the word. A broad range of disciplines that link to fashion, like photography, fine arts, illustration, video, textile and product design are invited to take part in the projects.
Photo Credits:  PETER STIGTER

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Feel the creative vibes of FAFHIONCLASH 2012 also watching the video below:

Video Credits: PETER STIGTER Team


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News: *Treasure*

…Mid June in London? It’s Jewellery’s time!

Save the date: 14-17 June 2012 Treasure – London’s visionary Jewellery Show – is back with a selection of the very best jewellery design the UK and Europe have to offer.

Visit the Exhibitors‘s page and find out more about the talents on show: you’ll come across with some of  DOY’s recurring tags:  Stefania Lucchetta , Manuganda ,  Linnie Mclarty , Yoko Izawa, Ute Decker and many others.

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Fashion Design: *Alexa Lixfeld*

Currently exhibiting at Maison&Objet fair in Paris, Alexa Lixfeld is a Hamburg-based German designer who sometimes loves mixing her design knowledge with fashion. Afterall, she used to be a model herself before graduating at Design Academy of Eindhoven in the Netherlands…

Now she runs a studio where all the production is non-industrial, non-standard, non-exploitative.

Her Spring 2012 collection includes the Cashmere blankets and shawls “manufactured from 100% finest Cashmere, hand woven and individually dyed. As a result, each piece has its own, unique pattern”.

Every single piece of the collection is  individually crafted  in Nepal and – last but not least- thanks to a cruelty free process:  no animals are  harmed  throughout the whole production.

Photo credits: Misha Vetter

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Wearable Art: *Daniel Buren*

French artist Daniel Buren, best known for his stripes often integrating in site specific visual and architectural spaces, is the name chosen to sign Hermès  new limited edition carres, currently on show at Villa Panza – one of the amazing FAI Fondo Ambiente Italiano‘s  properties.

If Hermès  is not new at wearable art projects, FAI  has always welcome crossing-arts projects. What a perfect partership then for a challenging new exhibition  mixing fashion, photography and contemporary art.

A selection of silk printed photo shootings  by Daniel Buren, featuring Southern Italy landscapes and corners – from Mediterranean glimpses to baroque domes – all dating back to the 50’s,  framed by vertical stripes are the pattern of 365 one-off  new Hermès carres.

Among these, 24 are now the core of the exhibition: Photos – Souvenirs au carré Daniel Buren – including also one artist video interview and 39 b/w photos –  at Villa Panza’s former mews in Varese.

 Villa Panza, Varese, Italy Oct. 21st – Dec. 28th 2011

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DesignArt: *Linnie Mclarty*

When you come to Jewellery Design with a strong background in Fine Arts, the result is usually amazing…! And that’s the case of Linnie Mclarty  – a UK based designartist – who, besides creating sculptural wearables,  works ethically and responsibly.

“She’s one of the first licensees of certified fair-trade, ecological gold, from which 15% of the bullion price is guaranteed to go towards ensuring a fair wage for the miners as well as funding the development of schools, healthcare, fresh water and mid-wives in the mining dependant villages. No chemicals are used in the extraction of the ore, and no child-labour is involved”

Her new works will be on show at London Jewellery Week, the UK’s biggest and brightest jewellery festival opening  just Today!   6-12 June 2011

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Fairs & Exhibitions: *Eunique 2011*

Nora Rochel  is already a name that sounds a bit familiar to DOY’s followers. She is a German jewels & porcelain designer, who has recentely decided to go 100% ethic supporting fairtrade gold and silver: *…Since April 2011, I have been using fair-trade gold and silver from and gemstones of  From now on, all new pieces will be made out of fair-trade materials*

Her new creations will be on show at Eunique Arts and Craft Fair  that – with more than 350 exhibitors – is Germany’s largest trade fair for applied arts & design, and represents a superb response to the growing general interest in exceptional products, unique design and small-scale hand-made product series.  Karlsruhe – Germany –  May 26th – 29th 2011

Watch  2010 Eunique edition’s video-teaser just to get an idea on the show:

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