JENNIFERGADIENT

When you look at germs through a microscope so many lines and layers can be seen. You see multi-silhouettes and that’s what the designer wanted to translate into the pieces. To reach this effect she chose plastics as mainmaterial. The fact that they react on heat leads to new forms and volumes as well as to welded seams for example. Transparency and the ability of the material to be airproof are important things for her to consider as she wanted to create blown up pieces. The silhouette of the body is, despite the huge volumes, always visible.

About the Designer

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Jennifer is based in Basel, Switzerland. She studied at academy of art and design and graduated in 2012. Her collections are produced in Switzerland.

Jennifers work is often inspired by bubbles, foam or glass. What fascinates her is the short-lived but very strong presence of objects. The search for aesthetic is kind of a tightrope walk. She tries to find a balance between the known and strange, attraction and rejection. Her aim is to offend without being shocking. This tension is what generates curiosity.
Despite huge volumes, the silhouette of the body is always visible. With her collections, the audience immerses into the staged world of the designer as well as the women wearing the pieces immerse into the large volumes of the clothes.
2007-2012 bachelor of art with specialisation in fashion design. basel, switzerland
2002-2006 matura degree with a focus on art & design
2012/13 costume assistance at theater basel
2012 costume design for "les idées heureuses" (dramma per musica), frankfurt
2010 swiss caravan, collectiondesign, project of the swiss embassy in syria
2010 els roseboom, fashion and patterndesign, amsterdam
2009 LEW, amsterdam
2009 first national winner of triumph inspiration award 09. milano, italy