Costume Design

Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is fast  approaching! Yeeeeaah! and that means that you must dress up (or die).  Below are some fab Halloween Costume Ideas. Some are easier than others but they are all definitely doable. Honestly their is so many diy Halloween Costume Ideas online that I am not sure which one to go for! hmm…   Pinhead Hellraiser. OUF!   […]

Costume Design The Terminator

Costume Design The Terminator

The Terminator movies feature some fantastic set, costume and puppet designs. In the videos below check out some of the ‘old school’ techniques with some modern approaches that make a very convincing p*ssed off robot with a sole duty of seeking out and destroying that pesky John Conner. Stop motion animation, puppet building and choreography as well as some piston pupping gun slinging robots […]

costume design JURASSIC PARK

costume design JURASSIC PARK

When I first saw Jurassic Park I was just a little boy and I thought the dinosaurs where real! And now as an adult who has just seen the fantastic video below I now know that those dinosaurs where indeed fantastic costumes BUT I was still surprised to find that there was a man inside […]

Graduate Photographer

Graduate Photographer

Glasgow School of Art (GSA) Graduate of Communication Design Photography Jade Starmore has created a collection of fantastic images. The collection explores the ‘ideals of female beauty, and looks at the ways women are depicted in the fashion industry.’ says Starmore. The images created by Starmore are striking, above is the ageing Queen. The composition […]

QMU Costume Design Show

QMU Costume Design Show

Yesterday I attended the 2013 Queen Margaret University Costume Design Show and it was amazing! There was a huge variety of costumes on display. Hippes, dragons, monsters, puppets, robots and even Ganesh was there partying! The 2013 Queen Margaret University (QMU) costume design collection really was packed full of quality costumes designed around a number of different themes- I […]

Medical costumes Katarzyna Konieczka

Medical costumes Katarzyna Konieczka

Costume and avant grade fashion designer Katarzyna Konieczka creates collections that provoke a powerful emotional reaction in the viewer.  The costumes displayed show people that appear to be trapped by the costume itself in a form of torture or medieval dentistry. The metallic fixtures that wrap the face and body produce a frightening visual with the highly polished struts appearing to pierce the […]

Insect Collection

Insect Collection

On the 22 December 2012 Costume Designer Kumiko Takeda exhibited her latest work Cabinet de Curiosites – Insect Collection at Ms Reiko, Daikanyama Tokyo.  We are a big fan of Takeda’s work and featured her last year and now she has kindly shared some images of her exhibition and latest designs. Cabinet de Curiosites – Insect Collection by Kumiko Takeda at Ms […]

Sleeping Beauty Costume Design

Sleeping Beauty Costume Design

Sleeping Beauty by Sarah Fuller. These fantastic costume designs are the work of costume designer Sarah Fuller, the colours, the textures and the layers of these costumes are great! Fuller follows her own philosophy that costumes should not distract from a story but enhance it. Sleeping Beauty by Sarah Fuller. When creating these fantastic costumes inspired by the tale Sleeping […]

Costume Design by Kathryn Sutcliffe

Costume Design by Kathryn Sutcliffe

 Fantastic conceptual image created by Kathryn Sutcliffe.   Costume Design by Kathryn Sutcliffe   Kathryn Sutcliffe has recently graduated from the Performance Costume course at the Edinburgh College of Art and for her degree show work created these fantastic designs for film inspired by the fantasy novel The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch.  The book […]

Alice in Punk Land by Kumiko Takeda

Alice in Punk Land by Kumiko Takeda

Pinso is happy to introduce Kumiko Takeda! A Tokyo born designer maker!   Kumiko is a very talented designer maker that has an array of skills and experiences.  While studying Textile Design at Tama Art University Kumiko became involved in costume design when she was talent spotted during her third year talent show by theatre […]