In the midst of Tel-Avivian Bauhaus and built on top of the original garden city sits the, now raised, Dizengoff square with its much loved and hated fountain. This city is so design led that the debate is not between Victorian aesthetic conservatism and the new but about Disco versus Bauhaus. Of course here at Root5 we like a little Disco with our Bauhaus...
Frieda Munro is a good friend of Root5. We featured herText rings in the launch of the Root5 web-shop: spelling it out Dirty Eyes, Fuck Yeah, Eat Me and our fave the Pi Ring, you know, for when you really need to know Pi.
We're really excited to have a sample of her new collection of hand-dyed acrylic pieces in the Winter Edition, featuring ombre pinks, candy colours and cleverly reminiscent of DNA mapping. Compulsive laser cutting combined with traditional dying techniques, this is a great example of Frieda's hi/lo tech approach.
She’s a leading lady in the recent Fabulous Fashionista’s on channel 4, has a multitude of big shows on and is all over the national press as we speak. We are talking about none other than the magnificent Sue Kreitzman. After being famously bad at art in school, a successful food writer with 27 titles to her name and an avid collector of stuff Kreitzman burst onto the scene as an outsider artist.Read More