Trend: modern trompe L’oeil

What stood out to me in the sectors appearance and living is the use of the old trompe l’oeil technique. This is an old technique, the Romans already used, you paint something to make it look like something real. For example a window painted on a wall, it still is a wall, but it just looks like a window with a view. Nowadays designers use this as an inspiration for their products. With the new techniques for creating new kinds of materials there are a lot of possibilities. You can make floors, that look and feel like they are made of real wood, but in fact they are just made of plastic. This also applies in the fashion scene. Coats don’t have to be made of real fur, because we can make good look-a-likes now.

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  1. Trackback: Coolissimo: Fashion trompe-l’œil – Pomikaki, Banana Taipei, ecc… « Cappuccino & Baguette

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