n July 2019 Codruta participated in the 25th Anniversary Exhibition of her university’s Fashion Design Gala at the Art Museum in Cluj-Napoca where she presented her fashion sketches and printing projects for the upcoming Kula & Meda line. “My experience as a mother guided me to choose comfortable and easy-to-wear garments produced from natural fibre and ergonomic materials: organic cotton, linen and hemp fabrics.
With a small dose of irony and selfirony, characteristic to her style, Codruta incorporates in her artwork a very common topic in today's society, namely the slightly exaggerated obsession of mothers with healthy nutrition and parenting courses. At the same time, the prints contain messages that encourage children to enjoy simple pleasures, nature and the possibility to explore and learn from the environment and what it means to be ecofriendly. For the designer, this collection is born out of passion for beauty and love, shared amongst mothers and The illustrations I feature on these children who enjoy, smile and play. The clothes, accessories and creations subtly convey the idea interior decorations that Kula Design brings to the market have their that being a parent is not an easy own life, tell a story and convey a task but it is extremely cool bepositive energy because they are created with heart and soul. cause we rediscover ourselves, we Through her creations, Codruta learn to play again, to invent and is showing us that youth is not just for the young but living youthfully to dream. is a choice of lifestyle that is possible to attain by nourishing a posiIn my style of portraying funny charactive outlook on life. “I want my art to remain ters - from a family of ants or chicken to my faithful to my personality, I want to create daughter’s toys, the drawings expose scenes every-day products that inspire, induce happifrom a mother's perspective where everything ness and express my sense of humour, albeit comes to life.” sarcastic at times.” D!
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This is the 2019 edition of the art, entertainment & business magazine Daria! that was established in 2005.