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CHANTAL MALLETT'S GUIDE TO DESIGN INSPIRATION.......


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Chantal Mallett's Guide to Design Inspiration

Mood Board: Costumes from My Fair Lady & Moulin Rouge.

Inspiration can also come from photographs, architecture & flowers both in their natural state & arranged- flowers inspire shapes, textures & colour schemes.

 
FILMS:

Renaissance (1450-1600), Elizabethan (1558-1603) & Baroque (1600-1750):

Dangerous Liasons (Glen Close),
Elizabeth (Cate Blanchett),
Ever After (Drew Barrymore),
Hamlet (Glenn Close),
Henry VIII & His Six Wives (Charlotte Rampling, Jane Asher),
The Honest Courtesan / Dangerous Beauty (Catherine McCormack),
The Man In The Iron Mask (Leonardo DiCaprio),
Macbeth (Helen Baxendale),
Much Ado About Nothing (Emma Thompson),
Orlando (Tilda Swinton),
Othello (Laurence Fishburne),
Restoration (Meg Ryan),
Shakespeare in Love (Gwyneth Paltrow),
The Three Musketeers (Rebecca De Mornay),
Valmont (Annette Bening).
 
 
Chantal Mallett's Guide to Design Inspiration
 

Mood Board: Costumes from 18th century paintings, The Scarlett Pimpernel & Plunkett & Macleane .

More obscure design sources can include decorative items e.g. these 18th century fans & beautiful glass like this Murano glass chandelier. Other glass that can be inspiring include stained glass church windows & Tiffany Glass designs, both of which often demonstrate beautiful, bold colour schemes.

 

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