From ornaments to leather accessories: Creation of accessory collection inspired by Viking age ornaments
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Original versionMyronenko, O. From ornaments to leather accessories: Creation of accessory collection inspired by Viking age ornaments. Master thesis, University College of Southeast Norway, 2016
This project is dedicated to the theme of traditional ornaments in contemporary design. More specifically it is concentrated on Viking age ornaments in contemporary design. The research area of the project covers the field of ornament implementation in accessory design. It gives closer look at how traditional ornaments of older cultures find its place in contemporary accessories. It is based on analysis of the row of contemporary designers and their ways of solving this question. Theoretical background of the project consists of two parts. First part is formed with investigation into historical information about Viking age ornaments, its background, conditions of developing styles. Second part is based on analysis of contemporary use of ornaments by designers. Practical part of the project is dedicated to my vision of the problem solving. I present my interpretation of Viking age ornaments and it's implementation into accessories. It is based on my artistic vision of design task and pre design research, such as formal aesthetic analysis, stylization and sketching.