Category Archives: PROCESS

proc·ess, ˈpräˌses,ˈprōˌses/
noun:
a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end
verb:
perform a series of mechanical or chemical operations on (something) in order to change or preserve it.

Inspiration?

  There’s always a pause, that breathless pause before a storm, or the pause of a windless summer day… That question:   will inspiration strike when I need it? What will my mind and heart fix on…when will that moment of clarity blaze? And it does. And it always feels like such a surprise…such a…

Flotsam and Jetsam, (day-to-day studio life).

Hello from the Granaté Prêt studio, Sometimes I can’t believe the amount of mess the design process creates: tools, equipment, and materials, they eddy around me as I work. Sometimes the studio corners have veritable DRIFTS of fine, multi-coloured wool dust while cutting garments out, (seemingly only minutes after vacuuming or sweeping!) and it’s inevitable that…

Atticus: behind the Seams

I love looking at people’s hands. From the Fibonacci perfection of an infant’s curled tiny fingers to the age-gnarled hands of a grandparent, so much is done by our hands. They say so much about us. One of the strongest pairs of supporting hands in my life are my Daddy’s. As a child I suspected he could…

No Designer is an island…

It’s early morning, the Photographer’s music fills the room as he tests the lighting by snapping photos of his assistant… people are checking their phones for messages, the clothing hangs on a rack organized by model, a burst of laughter filters from the hair and makeup room… my cousin and sister chop fruits and cheese…