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I was reading something awhile ago and there was this quote in it that had quite an impact on me. I wanted to put up in my studio for awhile to see a reminder of whatever this quote said.
(Note: this blog post is not about this vague, unmentioned quote.)
I have a corkboard in my studio, and normally I’d just scribble a quote down and pin it up. Lately, the corkboard is overflowing with inspiration/reference images for a collection that I’m scheming on in my head. The quote would definitely get lost in that visual overload.
I decided that a chalkboard would be cool, so I could change the quote/phrase/reminder at will. I don’t actually have a chalkboard, but I am resourceful. I found my pile of vinyl records that served as decorations in an old apartment. I painted the center of one black and grabbed my sidewalk chalk. Easy! In fact, it was so easy and exciting that once I figured out that it’d work, I immediately scribbled down one of my favorite Alice in Wonderland quotes (and promptly forgot the original quote that inspired this whole chalkboard project).
I’ve been looking at a lot of street style books lately. One of the books I’ve been into is Facehunter by Yvan Rodic.
I’m a visual person, so I’m a sucker for photo books. I also love a lot of the quotes that Yvan Rodic includes throughout this book. They are small reminders of the big reasons I am a designer.
I love that. I live that.
“Fashion is what you buy, style is what you are.” -Yvan Rodic