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6 7 c o h a bit When asked about her home, pioneering Chinese fashion designer Ma Ke quotes her own version of the maxim ‘home is where the heart is’. “To really understand a man,” she suggests, “go to his home and have a look!” And what do you see when you look at Ma Ke’s apartment
One of her ‘essential needs’ is her dog. “She is my shadow. When she was a puppy I took her to work everyday in my bag, but she now weighs more than 30kgs!” Soon the two may have to be separated when Ma Ke travels to the Netherlands to oversee an exhibition of her designs at the Rotterdam Museum. She also plans to visit London this Summer to launch Wuyong (useless). In the meantime Ma Ke is
dyeing. “Wuyong (useless) is a commitment to traditional arts, crafts heritage and innovation,” explains Ma Ke. It seems like a lot for one person to oversee but she demurs, “It is not difficult to take both into account simultaneously, Wuyong (useless) is my daily hands-on practice, and Exception involves
engaging with an ethical agenda, pg62. The textile industry in China is often written about in derogatory terms and often rightly so, but it’s good to be able to highlight a Chinese designer Ma Ke, pg20whose stunning work has been used by award winning film maker Jia Zhang Ke as an example of integrity. She is currently preparing for the China Design Now,exhibition at the V&A. Finally I
S t re e t , New Yo r k , NY 10013 ( 212 ) 420-8796 Fo r i n s p i r a t i on , pa t t e r n s a nd t u t o r i a l s v i s i t ou r i dea c en t e r a t W W W . P U R L B E E . C O M Cover Image: Ma Ke, EXCEPTION MIXMIND Collection, Spring 2010 Selvedge Magazine Editorial Office 162 Archway Road, London N6 5BB email@example.com www.selvedge.org T: +44 (0)20 8341 9721 Publisher: Selvedge Ltd
. This trend is perceptible all over Suzhou. The Suzhou Institute of Silk Textile Technology (now the College of Textile and Clothing Engineering) was the launchpad for successful designers such as Ma Ke, see issue 21. Her label Exception de Mixmind has shop throughout China and her label Wuyong was appointed as a Guest member of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in France. And it is