Beneath The Surface, Part Two

Beneath the Surface Part Two was the second phase of the project exploring the theme of materials otherwise overlooked with a focus on the art of upholstery to create a five-piece outerwear collection.  Shapes in the collection were inspired by iconic interior decor and furniture by designers and architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Joe Colombo and Roger Tallon.

Wool Underlay, Copper Wire, Jute Rope, Cotton Thread, Upholstery Webbing
Date of Production
September 2018

The architecture firm Squire and Partners hosted Studio Isabel Fletcher for the 2017 London Design Festival in line with their UNDER/EXPOSED series.

The Studio’s aim was to encourage people to build a connection with the clothing they wear on their bodies, and furniture they have in their homes, through increasing their awareness of the craftsmanship involved in making these objects.  

This included tactile hangings, drawings, objects and film.  This immersive experience was fun for the viewer, while increasing their appreciation of craft.

The aesthetic of the collection and installation celebrated the UNDER/EXPOSED theme and appeal of Squire and Partners’ new office, The Department Store in Brixton.

The Collection
The Installation
Studio Isabel Fletcher 2022