Ppl often stare in disbelief after having asked me what it is that I actually do. If you have ever questioned me in this fashion you should know that my usual response is: "Everything" (or more specifically) "I can build anything". I mean, it is the truth. It's not that I like to brag or boast of my own abilities, I have just been bless't.
A few months ago, I was standing in line at a make-shift Starbucks when I overheard the snickering of two fashion industry professionals. These two gentlemen were discussing a third individual whom I assume they both knew. The more portly man said to the other,
"...and he says that his firm is 'multidisciplinary'...ha, ha, ha.."
In a burgeoning world of "unbelievers", I, along with RDD, stand as an exception to a withering rule. Future design generations face a huge opposition. This resistance will come not from their peers but from the competitive critiques of their professors. Who being blatant skeptics to modernity promote a standard only good enough to gain employment for someone else.
Even though the vessel is found equipped with the necessary thick black-framed glasses, drop-crotch harems, and every pair of Jeremy Scott for Adidas high-top's produced, the antiquated message is the same: EXTREME SPECIALIZATION IS THE ONLY OPTION.
I doubt it.
2 dresses I made in 2 days for the closing of the Frida & Deigo show at the High Museum.