Du 25 mai au 23 septembre 2018
Fashion and Textile Museum
3 Bermondsey Street
Orla Kiely est une des designers les plus connus d’Ireland. Son style, fait de rythmes et de répétitions, est immédiatement reconnaissable.
Featuring over 150 patterns and products, as well as collaborations with photographers, film directors and architects, Orla Kiely : A Life in Pattern emphasises the role of ornament and colour in our everyday lives. Highlights include the original paper sketches for the trademark ‘Stem’ graphic, created in the 1990s, which has evolved to feature on everything from mugs and dresses to notebooks and even cars, plus prototypes for her early signature bags and the evolution of the iconic ‘Pear’ and ‘Flower’ designs. With unique access to the company archives, the exhibition offers a privileged insight into the designer’s world – how she works, what has inspired her, and why her facility with pattern has produced designs that have resonated around the world. This exhibition is a must-see opportunity for everyone interested in the changing look of the 21st century environment.