Shades of Gray

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Alexander Wang 2013 Fall Collection

While gray seems to be the IT color for fall, it’s more than just a color when it comes to the fall collection by Alexander Wang.   With shades of gray, this collection incorporates a myriad of textures.  These textures come in the form of a multitude of textiles… Wool, fur, knit and leather, to name a few.  The luxurious and elegant qualities these materials portray, even though the scale is monochrome, add interest both visually and physically.   Combining textures creates a tactile connection to the fashion; A connection of warmth, comfort and sensuality.

This same idea can be taken to environments.  Using textures to create a connection within a space makes for an engaging and memorable experience, whether the colors are in the same family, or opposite ends of the spectrum.

 

 

Allison Pocewicz

Allison Pocewicz

Allison has had a lifelong interest in multiple facets of design. Growing up between a sewing machine and a sketch pad, she went on to fine-tune her skills through studies in fine arts and fashion design. Upon entering the design/build industry, she continuously researches trends in various markets, including retail, hospitality, exhibitory/events, interiors and architecture in order to provide valuable educational and inspirational resources to clients.

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