27 Feb '12, 4am

Read between the Kueh Lapis lines...

Read between the Kueh Lapis lines...

Yeeeeah, the names that I give for my print designs are pretty literal. I was intrigued by how these images were made up of a series of fine lines... So I experimented. And managed to find a more refined way to interpret the Kueh Lapis for the dressier hansel label. I had them cascading down the fabric. Where the pieces gather is also the location of the waist of a dress. This creates a visually slimming effect (I know ladies would appreciate this!). After some miscommunication issues with the fabric print factory.... We finally got what we wanted. So I pinned the swatch on another pretty assistant (my studio seems to be full of them!) to check on the scale and overall effect when seen against a real body. The "Big Kueh Lapis" printed jersey swatches for the hello hansel label arrived at the same time so we checked on the scale and appearance of those too. (She's holding u...

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The story of the BIG Kueh Lapis...

The story of the BIG Kueh Lapis...

thehanselblog.blogspot.com 23 Feb '12, 1am

The watercolour print design didn't work for me, so I tried something bolder - just flat broad lines of colour to represen...

SS12 theme artwork & special kueh hangtag!

SS12 theme artwork & special kueh hangtag!

thehanselblog.blogspot.com 29 Feb '12, 1am

I have been creating an illustrative theme artwork for each collection since day one, regardless of whether the collection...

Jo's first go at fabric print development for SS12 - what do you think?

Jo's first go at fabric print development for S...

thehanselblog.blogspot.com 20 Feb '12, 5am

My first approach in developing the Kueh Lapis into a fabric print design was to create something happy and pretty and fem...

Melt-in-the-mouth Chwee Kueh

Melt-in-the-mouth Chwee Kueh

soshiok.com 29 Feb '12, 7am

Sims Place Toa Payoh's Chwee Kueh is melt-in-the-mouth Fabian Koh,Mark Soh,Nur Asyiqin,Rennie Whang and V | The New Paper ...