Isaac Mizrahi and His Sources of Inspiration

Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi spins through a dizzying array of inspirations. He takes it from surprisingly varied places, anywhere from '50s pinups to a fleeting glimpse of a woman on the street who makes him shout "Stop the cab!"

This short video will give you ideas for capturing your own inspirations.

As you watch the video take a note paper and jot down anything that you find useful.

Reflection Questions

Here are a few questions to reflect on to make the most of the clip and what Isaac has to say. 

  1. What are the sources of inspiration he mentions?
  2. How does he find these sources inspire him?
  3. How could this apply to you?
  4. What is the key message you have taken from this designer's experience?



Never Run Out Of Ideas for Your Designs

One of the key steps in the design process is research. So it makes sense that if a designer masters the art of research then they will always be able to draw upon a rich mixture of valuable material to help inspire them, evolve their story and differentiate themselves from their competitors. 

To help you never run out of ideas and to master how to carry out research we've developed a course called How To Do Fashion Design Research Effectively And Never Run Out Of Ideas.

I liked so much this course and learned so many things that would be useful for my career. Ana Daniela García Lara


It is very good course and explains in detail the 15 themes of research. The print out resources are also very useful for future use. I'm glad I took the course. Susan Campbell

 For further information follow the link above.

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