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The inspiration behind Karoline’s collection comes from her fascination with the sea, in particular corals. She wanted to study the free-flowing shapes, textures and vibrant colours and capture the qualities in a variety of methods and mediums. The technical aspect of re-creating these forms through a knitted medium found numerous challenges. From primary research Karoline transformed ordinary materials into complex and unexpected knitted pieces by combining yarns such as elastic and…

Hand rail detail | Canyon house by Aaron Neubert

María Cristina de Borbón-Dos Sicilias, Reina de España, Detail. by Vicente López y Portaña, 1830

The Southern Italian Countryside is like a place straight out of a story book.  The surroundings are simply magical.  There is simple beauty all around with the ancient olive orchards surrounding t...

Gola que ganhou o nome por causa da família Médicis, que era rica e poderosa na cidade de Florença, na Itália, no século XV. As mulheres da família usavam uma gola de renda engomada e grande, muitas vezes estruturada com suportes, para passar uma imagem de poder. Tornou-se moda em vestidos d festa no século XIX.

Details from Portrait of a Woman, British School, c1620.

Details of Portraits of Elizabeth I. The Queen's sleeve embroidered with suns. The Sun was a symbol which occurred frequently in Elizabeth's iconography.

Portrait of Empress Maria Alexandrovna (detail) 1857. Franz Xaver Winterhalter . Rococco return