Anne Roselt, Plascon Colour Manager
There is no more ‘telling sign’ that spring has arrived than to see colourful butterflies out and about. These elegant, fragile and flower-loving creatures are so beautiful. We see them making an appearance in fashion and accessories year after year. Their beauty and connection with nature means they never go out of fashion.
Here are some inspirational images to get you in the mood for spring. Starting with the new fragrance by Kenzo – called Madly Kenzo – we’ve included the YouTube video of the advert below…
Future Branding? Scientists have apparently developed a way to put brand logos onto butterfly wings. Imagine butterflies flying around with logos on their wings! Um – I think not!
Viewed above is the gorgeous “Virtue of Blue” chandelier by Dutch artist and designer, Jeroen Verhoeven. Cut and created from five hundred sapphire-blue photovoltaic cells, these ‘solar’ butterflies collect solar energy during the day, to produce light during the night.
Creative and interesting clocks produced by Diamantini & Domeniconi.
The Papillon Porte Bonheur (The Good Luck Butterfly), designed by Evelyne Julienne for Baccarat. These crystal butterflies are available in a variety of shades, including Ruby, Amber, Turquoise, as well as transparent.
We end on the beautiful Hermes Spring Summer 2012 advertising campaign. The flowing scarves behind model Bette Franke make her look like a gorgeous butterfly.
This spring, be on the lookout for butterflies, and let us know if you find any décor accessories, ideas or inspiration – we’d love to share it!