Micro Trend Compositions : Ode to Memphis

Written by Julia Kasper
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Memphis group-inspired prints are emerging as a textural, surface update for 2014. Nathalie Du Pasquier’s capsule collection at American Apparel offers sartorial inspiration and Terrazzo projects’ Milan Design Week presentation of grainy overlays and primary color blocking can be used to inform interiors and editorial photography.

 

Parisian brand Maison Kitsune also joined the Memphis print movement with their patterned pop-up at the Roosevelt in LA this spring. We love Thistle Brown’s bold interpretation of Memphis mark-making and Haw-Lin’s ode styling for Süeddeutsche Zeitung magazine.

 

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1. Blue artwork by Ana Kraš. via Ana Kras 
2. Tuja vase by Matteo Thus for Memphis, 1983. via Architonic
3. Haw-lin Services for Sueddeutsche Zeitung Magazine. via Haw-lin

 

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1. Haw-lin Services for Sueddeutsche Zeitung Magazine. via Haw-lin
2. Kyoto design by Shiro Kuramata End table in metal and terrazzo. via Memphis Milano
3. 1201SEI-Serigrafia – one of a series of HPL silk screened surfaces designed by Alessandro Mendini, Ettore Sottsass and others as part of the Memphis movement.
 
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1. House of Cards by Terrazzo Project, Milan Design Week 2014. Via Terrazzo Project
2. Yayoi Kusama x Louis Vuitton for Room Magazine, Issue 16. Photographed by Mate Moro. Creative concept by Mate Moro and Nora Gyenge. Via Aron Filkey
 
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1. ‘WHAT’ Graphic design by Floor Bijkersma. Via Floor Bijkersma
2. “After Memphis, 2013” by Richie Tallboy. In collaboration with gg-ll. Via Richie Talboy
 
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1. Blue paint pot: Art direction: Lina Brunzell / Lowe Brindfors, Set design: Mattias Nyhlin / Lundlund. Via Philip Karlberg
2. Pink background: Artwork by UpperTiny. Via Etsy
3. Memphis wall mural
4. Blood orange: Add/Ends by Leta Sobierajski. Via Leta Sobierajski
 
  
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