The painterly and folkloric work of Argentinean artist Ana Laura Perez makes me feel languid and spirited all at once. You can tell at once she has a degree in Fashion with her attention to textures and prints and capturing the way hair and fabric moves.
Her inspirations are stated as including ‘color palettes and scales, shadows and light, crystal, old nature, encyclopedias, white and gold, sea creatures, textures and shine, moss, draping, darkness and femininity, and hidden treasures…’
Author: Rohini Wahi
Rohini is a London based freelance journalist and trend forecaster for the design industries. She has worked for Elle Decoration, Living Etc, Houzz and Design Sponge amongst others.
She loves a period drama and keeps a tidy home. Launched in 2007 The Beat That My Heart Skipped focuses on home inspirations, design trends, lifestyle and food – coupled with an insight into Rohini’s work and home life – from key picks at trade shows to styled weekend soirees. To contact Rohini for queries, work for hire or just to say hi drop her a line at firstname.lastname@example.org