art design skarban
For years I designed houses. But long before I was an architect, as a child I made clothes for my dolls. Later I did that for myself, and later still for my children. After my stint in architecture I decided to return to my first passion … and no longer just to design for myself or my family.
I am still the creative girl I always was, fascinated by watching a cloud in the shape of a dragon, talking with the beetles and dreaming, absorbed by a story, with mud on my cheeks, missing a sock…
Between the materials and tools I constantly discover new forms and make new stories. Literally everything can appeal to me: a leaf on the ground in the woods, a piece of old material, a second-hand sweater… everything that has lived or died is radiant and amazing.
I love practical items of clothing with a touch of humor; a rebellious note, simple and quirky. Also the colorful folklore and culture of the region in the Czech Republic where I come from, I let their voices be heard through my garments.
My personal life history has taught me that anything is possible if only I believe in it. Authenticity is my second nature; and without the connection with the ‘first nature’ I can not breathe. I hope you can find these words – unspoken – in my clothing …
- one year agoJaar geleden is mijn goede vriendin Sophie getrouwd geweest. In eerste lockdown. Zo jammer voor hen, niemand behalve hun kinderen kon aanwezig zijn. Ze vroeg me al maanden op voorhand om voor haar ... read more »
- FOTO’S MINI MODESHOW spring summer 2020 14 juniLiefste vrienden en klanten, De mini-modeshow van juni 2020 is al lang geleden. Ondertussen doen we allemaal ons best om Covid onder controle te houden. Alles heeft een andere dimensie gekregen. Ik ... read more »