Fashionable Accessories Inspired By A Surrealist Tome
From Fast Company
November 29, 2012 - 4:45pm
"Mr. Knife, Miss Fork" is a series of concepts conceived for “everyday play.” It’s a mystery sometimes, the things that hide out in our creative unconscious just waiting for a chance to resurface in some new and unexpected way. Years ago, L.A. native Laurel Consuelo Broughton was going through what she describes as a “surrealist writer phase”--a rite of passage, perhaps, for comparative literature majors--when Babylon, an 85-year-old book by French author Rene Crevel, truly captured her imagination. After receiving her master’s of architecture from SCI_arc, she established Welcome Projects, a multidisciplinary studio and outlet for Welcome Companions--fashion-forward design concepts conceived for “everyday play” with a surrealist bent. Mr. Knife, Miss Fork is the brand’s latest debut, a compelling and somewhat strange series fea...
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