Collecting can be the act of seeing something over an over again, anew each time. Seeing with the eye’s of a child, discovering the world and dissecting it into the fragments of our surroundings. By amplifying what is deemed worthy, the collector lifts the hazy patterns and life become tangible.
To textile designer Isabel Wilson, collecting what she sees and what she likes is not just a passion, but a necessity. Her apartment and studio are both filled with a rich archive of assembled butterflies, sea shells, foam creatures and other carefully catalogued elements, of which traces echo into her colorful paintings and fabric designs. via freundevonfreunden