FLASH GRAFITTI AS PART OF BRIXTON DESIGN WEEK

Brixton-based fashion designers Eley Kishimoto unveiled a specially commissioned pavement graffiti, FLASH, outside Brixton Tube on 16 September 2014

As part of the Brixton Design Week (13-21 September 2014) – the area’s debut as a Design Destination for London Design Festival – Eley Kishimoto took to the streets with a spray can, living up to the studio’s maxim Print The World. The international fashion and design house has partnered up with two local design companies, 2MZ and Studio db, along with Transport for London, for this exciting commission to transform Brixton underground station’s entrance. Using huge digitally cut stencils, Eley Kishimoto sprayed its iconic FLASH pattern onto 45m sq of pavement.

Eley Kishimoto's FLASH graffiti at Brixton tube station

Eley Kishimoto’s FLASH graffiti at Brixton tube station

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Established in 1992, Eley Kishimoto has gained global notoriety through a plethora of outputs, ranging from fashion and interiors to architectural and diverse design collaborations.

The brand recently launched its first wallpaper collection. A natural progression from fashion to interiors, the new wallpaper collection – the culmination of 22 years worth of pioneering printmaking – is a re-working of seminal prints from the Eley Kishimoto archive, unifying existing designs with both garments and walls resulting in a unique interaction of surfaces. Price per roll, £160. 

  

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