As a child, I would walk over beaches and through fields and forests to collect beautiful shells, shimmering stones, feathers and funnily shaped branches.Much later, after I had moved from Holland to South Africa, I found myself doing the same thing. ‘Plastic Ocean’ is an art project, which I started to create awareness around pollution to try and prevent ( or at least reduce) plastic pollution.
having the time for ”simple” things such as enjoying a long breakfast, have time to pick flowers while waking, Making my bed in a perfect way. I find my self being swept away by a new blue every week. when I see a new blue I become very happy in an uncomplicated way. Designed to create a total bliss moment and relaxation in water, whether in a manmade pool or in natural settings.
You are float around, comfortably wrapped in water.
It deeply influences the life of this city, haping and surrounding it with thousands of different colors and textures.
The first collection “Aqua Alta Collection”, is influenced by these findings.
Since 1996, her swimwear line PAULA has been highly successful around the world. Float is a swim cap made from Neoprene-Lycra-Polyethylene foam, designed to be able to let your head float in water.
For you to get to know her better, we asked a few questions for Trend Tablet: Your favorite occupation ? Doing things,being creative with my hands-picking flowers, baking, cooking, stitching, painting, sketching. Spending a day doing what I want, having the time to finish things and enjoy the creative moments that these spaces and moments of time give in between. It is of course affected by present trends, like now it's more grayish , and for me it always has a dash of turquoise in it. This water relaxation product has created a huge trend in Iceland in terms of wellbeing and water experiences.
It is the perfect setting for the weightless body to experience a deep relaxation where you can relax every muscle.
While floating, the whole body chemistry reacts to the surroundings.
Acqua Alta as a tool to link all these techniques starting from a unique phenomenon.
Water as transport, water as energy, water as an issue that affects the lives of citizens, leaving it’s mark.
Among them is the manufacturing of textiles, with a wide range of products created in the area.