Item DC 089/3/3/86 - Invitation - The Cloth charity ball

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DC 089/3/3/86


Invitation - The Cloth charity ball


  • 1984-2014 (Creation)

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Printed invitation to the Cloth Charity Ball. With illustration of tent with figure motif.

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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.


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Founded by David Band, Brian Bolger, Helen Manning and Fraser Taylor, The Cloth was an interdisciplinary design studio founded to facilitate movement between fine art and design projects. The Cloth designed textile collections for fashion designers in London, Paris and New York. Clients included: Betty Jackson, Paul Smith, Yves Saint Laurent, Bill Blass, Calvin Klein and Nicole Miller. The Cloth produced their own ready to wear collection, sold in: Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys New York, Fred Segal, Isetan, Seibu, Browns, Harrods and Liberty of London. Graphic design and corporate identity clients included: Quartet Books, Vintage Books, Random House Publishing, Saatchi and Saatchi Design, Rapier Marketing, Wolf Owlins, Columbia Records, Step Electronics, Rusk International, Interview Magazine and Condé Nast.

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  • English

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