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CAPSULE BERLIN SS15 BRAND SPOTLIGHT: Thomas Demess

July 09, 2014 BY WE ARE THE MARKET

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Who are you and what's your brand?

Oligue Songo, the brand name is Thomas Demess.

Whats the inspiration for your SS15 collection?

The Thomas Demess "Neo-Mozaic" SS15 collection was inspired by Oriental Mosaic art from the late third century. The mosaics include no human figures, which makes them different from the others. Mosaics depict sophisticated geometric patterns, performed in diverse variations of blue colors.

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Tell us about some of the key styles for your SS15 collection...

The silhouettes of Spring-Summer 2015 collection reflect the shapes of old Eastern architecture, creating simple forms with round and elongated hem lines. “Neo-Mosaic” presents different dimensions of a blue color, from light air blue to saturated royal blue. This collection brings a symbiosis of contemporary forms, a profound source of inspiration and natural fabrics as linen, cotton and jersey.

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Where is your favorite place to eat dinner in Berlin, and what do you recommend there?

Berlin is an enigma to me. Each neighborhood has a specific footprint and I love to stroll there when I get the chance. Not eating meat, I hope to make the vegetarian restaurant Veg Sfizy and make a stop in a small family restaurant called Basim.