Fashion Designer Halim reached out to me to shoot her graduate collection lookbook. Halim's work tied in so well with the concept for my final major project so I orchestrated an editorial to accompany the formal images. The editorial took on a different photographic direction, with use of dark shadows and flash photography, as well as moving I was able to create a
“The whole concept is Cyber Punk. This is a concept inspired by a technology element. Thus, to make Tech Ware mood, I will use Tech Ware fabrics like Nylon and Perspiration mesh with the dark colours and atmosphere.
Also, Asia, when the West uses belts and buttons, has used and developed many knots. Especially when packing fruits and vegetables, there is a way to tie for each fruit and each vegetable.
I thought it is interesting, so I wanted to use techniques like tying, braiding and so on, inspired by the traditional Korean market. I will seek for natural crease and distortion that occur when I tie fabric. And I was also influenced by the artist called Christo Javacheff, who is using the method of knotting and packing in his art, and so it brought on fabric idea like chiffon and knotting. The design will be based mainly on the Streetwear, and the hood, cargo pants, etc. will be used accordingly.” - Halim