The Art of Alexander McQueen

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Few years have passed since Lee Alexander McQueen left us and it’s not an overstatement saying that fashion found itself ‘orphan’ from one of its greatest creators, maybe the best from recent decades. The son of a London taxi-driver, who was born in a working class family, learned early how to sew, refined his skills […]

Archetypes: The Creator

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The Creator is the artist, the inventor, the entrepreneur, the musician, the writer… In any activity where creativity and imagination rule, there is the archetype in action. The goal is simple: to make a vision take shape, which may happen, for example, in a painting, an architecture project, a clothes collection or even in a […]

Archetypes: How to Use – Part 2

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In the last post, I talked about methodologies of archetype application and why I believe it’s better than traditional methods of brand identity building. If you have read about Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Ralph Lauren etc. and their respective archetypes (Lover, Creator, Ruler), must be wondering: what it means? So let’s go for it! Margaret Mark […]