Evgeniya Naumova-Mosaic Fantasy Tippets and Headscarfs
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Interview with Evgeniya Naumova : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Evgeniya Naumova : The main idea was to create beautiful and balanced design for textile accessories, which will be able to emphasize an individual stile of their owners. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Evgeniya Naumova : I wanted to create a unique collection of tippets and headscarfs, united by one theme, which will be able to use in different shapes for different cases and seasons. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Evgeniya Naumova : I print my designs in several pieces trying to do all of them unique. I don’t print one motive without changes for many times. I will print them for a small edition and realize in some clothing stores. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Evgeniya Naumova : About three months from idea to realization in material. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Evgeniya Naumova : Textile is one of the most necessary things in people’s everyday life: clothes, interior textile, linens and etc. Scarfs, headscarfs and tippets are used all over the world. I like to work with textile – it is very “warm”, soft and plastic material. I’m inspired both of motives for my print and fabric itself. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Evgeniya Naumova : I don’t have plan to sell or lease the production rights, I produce it myself. Digital printing provides in the manufacture, not by myself. But all author rights belong to me. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Evgeniya Naumova : It was my inspiration and challenge and my wish to improve myself like a textile designer. .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Evgeniya Naumova : The target customers of this design are women who love world of fashion and style. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Evgeniya Naumova : The main set is the unique design of collection, which consists of tippets and headscarfs. Each piece of collection has its own finished composition. It is not a piece of reported fabric, but a unique a certain size composition. Big size of tippets provides a use of them not only like a traditional tippet or scarf, but also like summer’s top. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Evgeniya Naumova : “Mosaic fantasy” means my inspiration from worldwide mosaic works, which was gathered, rethinked and designed in my own fantasy work. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Evgeniya Naumova : Sketches are drawn first on paper, and after finished in computer graphic program. Digital printing was utilised for the silk fabric. Digital printing technology is very conveniently for small quantities of fabrics. The last stage is manual one - seam processing of prepared tippets and headscarfs. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Evgeniya Naumova : Author print of all collection’s items, I think. .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Evgeniya Naumova : Technology is the way to realize design in material. Without it it’s a picture, but not a textile accessory. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Evgeniya Naumova : It’s the best way to get adequate assessment of your design, to get more recognition and promotion of your design and brand. .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Evgeniya Naumova : During creating this collection, the idea of next collection was born. Of course, I upgraded my skill in drawing and using Photoshop too. .
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