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When British sisters Kate and Millie Smith set out to prove that fashion and ethical practices can coexist, producing luxury bags in a nurturing Bali workshop, they surpassed everyone's expectations. After just one season, in 2005 Angel Jackson’s signature "don't mess with me" elegance took home the coveted Topshop New Designer Award, then in 2010 scored a spot on the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund shortlist.

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Modern architecture, postmodernism, fusion of cultures, and the idea of a bright new world are design sparks for Angel Jackson. Not synonymous with avant-garde couture, the girls decided Bali with their love of its exotic culture and faith in its unsung artistic excellence provided the perfect foundation for their exclusive atelier. 

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问:你能介绍一下Alter.室内设计的灵感来源吗?

设计Alter.的理念是要创造一个完全与现实不同的反转世界!
我想设计的建筑空间要Escher描绘的那样地心引力与普通世界的规则完全不复存在的。在那里不存在单纯的上下或左右,一切你能想到的方式皆有可能。
根据这一构想在Alter.店铺中的楼梯能成为一个独立的元素来包装空间,或者像折叠成为一个看似不可能的环境



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Dec 27,2010 | Share This | 0 Comments | Reply
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Interview with the interior designer

 


Q. Can you tell us about the inspiration behind the interior of Alter.

 


The philosophy of Alter, as the word say is to be and inspire an alternative world, so as a designer I imagined an alternative architectural space like the ones in the drawings of Escher, where gravity and the rules of the normal world doesn’t exist anymore, where there is not up or down, no left or right, and everything is possible.

 




Following this idea in the Alter store the stair become an independent element capable to wrap the space or to fold like a peace of paper creating impossible environments… or maybe possible, in the Alter dream.

 

 

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你好各位八卦达人们!

 

好,转入正题,Alter博客现在已上线并运行。我们会在此发布最新时尚新闻,八卦,秘密,谎言,实事,小说,故事和绯闻。不仅仅如此,我们还会发布震撼的图片和视频,给你最个性的时尚建议,告诉你现在最流行什么,什么过时了,什么现在最热门。

 

跟随我们去国际各大城市买入新品的脚步,到上海最棒的酒吧和会所去参加派对,欣赏我们同顶级设计师,艺术家,音乐家,播客和偶像的访谈。加入我们的“时尚警察”探险吧!“搜查”你有没有犯下要命的时尚“罪行”。对,我知道你们都能很幸运深层地进入凹凸的精彩世界。

 

那你们都去过Alter概念店吗?还有人没去过吗?对于那些没有去过的朋友,你们可以自己看看Alter的室内设计图片,它是由来自建筑事务所的意大利设计师的设计。设计灵感来源于荷兰艺术家M.C.Escher的作品,虚拟了一个可供成人聊天,听音乐,读书和闲逛的游乐场。对了,你也可在在这购物!

 

 

 

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Dec 25,2010 | Share This | 8 Comments | Reply


Nihao My Baguanistas!


Ok, it's official, the Alter. blog is finally up and running. We will be bringing you all the hottest news, gossip, secrets, lies, facts, fiction, stories and rumors. And that's not all, we will be posting great photos and videos, giving you the best styling suggestions, telling you what's in, what's out and what's HOT!


Follow us on our buying trips to international cities, come party with us as at all the best bars and clubs in Shanghai and read our interviews with the top designers, artists, musicians, bloggers and icons. Join us on our adventure as the Fashion Police hunt you down and check out if you’re committing any serious fashion crimes. Yes I know how lucky you are to have this amazing insight into the Alter world!

 

So have you been to Alter. yet, what do you mean no? Well for those of you who haven’t made it yet check out these pics and see for yourself the amazing interior design. The interior, inspired by the work of Dutch artist M.C. Escher is a playground for adults where you can chat, listen to music, read or simply hang out. Oh yes… you can shop too!

 

 

 

 

 

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