Hussein Chalayan: Gravity Fatigue (2015)
A short Christmas film with Anya Hindmarch based on the Cascade show we did in 2013, consisting of a pyramid of dominoes with lifting doors and a rotating drum. Pyramid build by Mr Domino’s-Robin Weijer’s team from Amsterdam.
Four Christmas windows with moving animatronic parts, conveyor belts with sweets and handbags, and LED lights.It was based on the first show we helped design for Anya called All I Ever Wanted. Designer Michael Howells The moving chocolates go everywhere.
A very big challenge. This job was for the art project ” I Am Sad Leyla ” by Hussein Chalayan, and displayed at Galerist in Istanbul. The team made a wig that could change styles: fringe and hair-length grew and reversed again. We had layers of skullcaps to cope with the different styles and … Continue Reading … Continue reading Hussein Chalayan: Wig
This was made in London at Baker Coogan under Pete Brook from Jim Henson’s Creature shop in LA. Headed by Vin Burnham, I was responsible for leading the mechanical team creating the moving parts.The team was made up of Ed Dimbleby, Richard Blakey, … Continue Reading ››
Airborne Autumn/Winter 07 by Hussein Chalayan This Blossom dress and a mechanical hood made with Hussein Chalayan and Paris fashion show. Made with Joe Scott, assisted by Guy Stevens and Steve Wright. Joe and I sewing up test mechanics before handing it over to the pattern cutters. Finished dress … Continue Reading ››
First sketch for a six-week job of two mechanical dresses for the catwalk. First playing Adding mechanics and testing
Hussein Chalayan’s One Hundred and Eleven Paris fashion show: a collection of mechanical transforming dresses, made over three months. A Hussein Chalayan Studio collaboration. My creative crew comprised Guy Stevens, Janet Burns, Joe Scott, Janet Knechtel, Scot Brooker, Andy Roberts, Josh Lee, … Continue Reading ››