Kellie Collis, author of Ada & Darcy: “The flowers I buy determine how I decorate for the week!”

While New York City fashionistas are pulling out their fall blazers and cashmere gloves, the author of Australian design blog Ada & Darcy, Kellie Collis, is enjoying the spring sunshine and fresh candy-like colors in the opposite part of the world. Kellie talked to DESQUVAL about her favorite style inspirations, her boutique and passion for … Continue reading

Art and Fashion make magic at MoMA PS1

Deep inside the MoMA PS1 on Halloween weekend, art collided with fashion. Organized by V Magazine’s Cecilia Dean and style journalist David Colman, the MOVE! event was interactive and original. DESQUVAL saw stages, sequins and séances as well as Diane von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Proenza Schouler, Narciso Rodriguez, Rodarte and more… By Marina … Continue reading

Studio Job: Rejecting Design for Art

By Ksenia Galouchko When the recession forced many design companies to turn away from artistic creativity and focus on functionality, the Dutch-Belgian design duo, Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel, known as Studio Job, revolted and declared themselves artists, not designers. “We recently said to each other, ‘O.K., from now on we really stop making design … Continue reading

Filmmaking as the “natural condition of the soul” at the NY Film Festival

The most praiseworthy emerging talents from around the globe gathered in NYC this week to display their new works. Desquval conducted exclusive interviews with the festival’s two main slate directors: Benjamin Heisenberg from Germany and Aleksey Fedorchenko from Russia. Author: Ksenia Galouchko Slated for the main part of the New York Film Festival, Benjamin Heisenberg’s … Continue reading

On the Road

Droning with engine noise, the U.S. 80 transports motorists East to West past small silent towns on its roadside. Few disturb their Southern slumber. Inspired by the Americana genre, British photographers William Eckersley and Alex Shields took a road trip. Author: Marina Kolobova Photo credits: William Eckersley and Alexander Shields Embarking on a new project, … Continue reading