The latest interview supported by Colossal Members dives into the story behind the playful, quirky knits of Ýr Jóhannsdóttir. Working beneath the title Ýrúrarí, the Iceland-based designer acquired appreciable consideration final yr for her cheeky, slightly grotesque masks, a group that exemplifies each her aesthetics and dedication to bringing others into her course of.
Knit your personal sweater, and you’ll care extra about it than if you happen to purchase considered one of 1,000. That’s the thought. I need to make issues that folks respect fairly than simply making some product. It’s all coming collectively. That’s one of many options of sluggish trend is getting folks to fix their issues additionally and have respect for what they purchase.
In this conversation, managing editor Grace Ebert speaks with Jóhannsdóttir about her lighthearted, interactive strategy to wearable artwork, her dedication to creating design accessible, and the way she envisions a extra holistic future for sustainable trend.
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