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LOUISE STEYAERT little PORTFOLIO OF DESIGN


LOUISE sTEYA ESSENTIALS

EDUCATION

Date of birth: 06.11.90 Nationality: Belgian National insurance: SK59650C

2008-2011 Foundation diploma & BA Graphic Design and Product Innovation at the London College of Communication.

20 Sidney Square London E1 2EY 07531314591 louisestey@hotmail.com www. smileandsayplease.blogspot.com http://issuu.com/louisesteyaert

2004-2008 International School Le Verseau. Belgian Baccaloreate. prior to 2004

Sir James Henderson British School of Milan. International School of Amsterdam.


AERT WORK EXPERIENCE

LANGUAGES

Jan 2011 - Interning at menswear brand Mar 2011 Hentsch Man in London. Graphic design for website and, press folder, assistance to the designer, office organisation, administration.

Fluent - English / French / Italian Basic - Dutch

Mar 2010 - Working part time at Snog Frozen present Yogurt in Covent Garden (zero hour contract). Customer service, food hygiene and preparation, staff recruiting, London. Jun - Aug 2009

Manager’s assistant at Boutique Hotel «Items», Knokke, Belgium.

July 2008

Artistic assistant and advisor to fashion designer / decorator Isabelle de Borchgave: helping prepare for exhibition and garment creating, Belgium.

2007 2010

Girl Scout leader in Belgium: looking after, entertaining and animating a group of 40 young girls every summer holiday for 2 weeks, and regularly during the year.

REFERENCE Silvia Grimaldi - course tutor 07906424114 s.grimaldi@lcc.arts.ac.uk Alexia Henstch - designer alexia@hentschman.com Tristan Pestana - co-owner of Snog tristan@ifancyasnog.com


PUBLICATION DESIGN ‘YOYO’ IS A FASHION/ LISTINGS/EVENTS/PHOTOGRAPHY/FOOD ZINE MAINLY INSPIRED BY TIMEOUT AND FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER TIM WALKER. HERE: 3 COVER PAGES NEXT PAGES: -TABLE OF CONTENTS + EDITORS LETTER -DOUBLE PAGE SPREAD -MULTIPLE PAGE SPREAD


Whether you were born here are are just moving in, New York city is full of nooks and crannies that everyone should know about and that are never mentionned in touristy guides - thank the lord. Every New Yorker has his/her favorite spots that they want to share (or keep to themselves) but either way, we thought it was grand time for the rest of the world to find out about these city gems. This month, Louise Steyaert, gives us a photo album review of her top NY spots and best memories. Follow her footsteps...

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1. williamsburg bridge, between delancey street and broadway. 2. gansevoort hotel, 9th ave and 14th street. 3. delancey lounge, 168 delancey street. 4. pier 17, fulton street and the east river. 5. wilfie and nell, 228 west 4th street. 6. levi’s photo workshop, 18 wooster street.

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So you know YOYO doesn’t like telling you WHAT TO WEAR but this season something has CAUGHT OUR EYE and we JUST CAN’T KEEP IT TO OURSELVES. LOUIS VUITTON’s SLOUCHY SILKS, BOLD COLOURS & SLEEKCHIC mark the RETURN of

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arc Jacobs’s spring 2011 Louis Vuitton show may have seemed at first like a clear appeal to that region of the world — China — that’s on everyone in the luxury-fashion business’s lips right now. LVMH, along with pretty much everyone else, is expanding in Asia, and Jacobs’s Vuitton show, with strikingly literal Chinese influences, looked like a clear nod to that. However, Jacobs said after his likewise Asian-inflected Louis Vuitton men’s show in June that “probably the least appealing thing review of the collection, “It’s debatable whether

the aspirational Chinese customer wants to look like a ‘China Girl.’” Those who now the Chinese market seem to agree that this collection, with its exaggerated use of Chinese elements, is not likely to appeal to the Chinese market. Torsten Stocker of Monitor Group, a global strategy consulting firm with offices in Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong, observed thaton bla boi hrieg ge et la familee jaosihi. Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong, observed that with “cliched” elements that “reflect a Western image of wnese bla b

1. Handpainted Japanese fan made of bamboo and linen. 2. Ink portrait of a geisha. 3. Leather gloves iwth oriental hand stitching. 4. Louis Vuitton playsuit, spring/summer 2011.

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Those who know the Chinese market seem to agree that this collection, with its exaggerated use of Chinese elements, is not likely to appeal to the Chinese market. Torsten Stocker of Monitor Group, a global strategy consulting firm with offices in Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong, observed that with “cliched” elements that “reflect a Western image of what Chinese design looks like,” Jacobs’s SS2011 collections may not truly appeal to Chinese consumers. While the clothes “might be good for a Chinese star to wear in a Western set-

ting,” Stocker said, the collections would be less successful with the broader Chinese market.. blyf uyfr outr saey fuyoiy ; Maybe this isn’t so complicated, and Jacobs just looked to China because he felcobs should show because it would hg hf if fhofwho osell. Mmented on the never-ending obsession of Western designers, Jacobs included, with the concept of “Old Shanghai.” Noting that “many of the looks could be achieved after an the Louis Vuitton boutique less than ten minutes away would save “the stress of haggling.”

5. Louis Vuitton gold flapper dress spring/summer 2011. 6. Portrait of 1923 actress and icon Fay Wray. 7. Flapper dancer shoes, Aldo. 8. Peacock feather clutch purse, vintage. Fashion illustration of a 1920’s summer dress.


BOOK BINDING


TYPOGRAPHY “MERGED TYPE” COMBINIG TWO EXISTING TYPEFACE TO CREATE A NEW ONE. IN THIS CASE HELVETIVA AND BRAILLE MERGE TO MAKE ‘SPOT ON’ AND ‘BLINDSPOT’.

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ADVERTISING A CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGING FUTURE FATHERS TO TAKE THE ADDITIONAL PATERNITY LEAVE PERMITTED BY THE GOVERNMENT.


PHOTOGRAPHY

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NEW YORK


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