studio catherine griffiths



Lela Jacobs AW17 Only U Know - NZFW16 from Lela Jacobs on Vimeo.


PARIS INVITATION ... A fiction, a figment, an illusion ... LELA JACOBS— « only U know » a subtle collaboration with @lelajacobs “selectively + discreetly offering a delicate screen-printed cascade of words, a mantra for the wearer” ...

29th September — 5th October 2016

cube showroom .
13/15 rue du pont au choux . le marais 75003 . paris . +33 06 86 08 72 22

only U know LOOKBOOK is available upon request


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Soundtrack for ‘only U know ... — Lela Jacobs’ AW17

Range + Mix image (c) Meighan Ellis

Tim Hecker — Live Leak intro
Max Richter / Grace Davidson — Path 5 (Mogwai Remix)
Mondkopf – Vivere, parte lV
WAIL — For Everyone Who's Anyone
Shayne Carter — Abbotlisa — The Jazzdrums
Slow Magic — Feel Flows (Sun Glitters Remix)
Odd Nosdam — Endless 432 w/ Teebs
Philip Glass — Montage (Tim Hecker Remix)
PVT — Morning Mist, Rock Island Bend
Popol Vuh — Aguirre
Delia González — Horse Follows Darkness
Nicolas Jaar — Pass The Time
Thor Rixon — The Bath
Factory Floor — Two Different Ways (Perc Dub Mix)
Born In Flamez — 50 Down
HTRK — Love Triangle (Electrical Storm version)
Kurt Vile — (shell blues)
Jon Hopkins — Breathe This Air w/ Purity Ring (Asleep version)
High Dependency Unit — Word;With;God.V.3
The Haxan Cloak — Excavation, pt. 1
Belong — I Never Lose. Never Really
Max Richter / Grace Davidson - Path 5 outrophotograph / Meighan Ellis






03 other in(ter)ventions

an international typography symposium, Wellington, NZ

typ gr ph c
a series of compact workshops, Karekare, NZ

installations, exhibitions

7/7, 14 views
Te Tuhi Project Wall, 2023, Aotearoa NZ

Shanghai Art and Design Exhibition, 2017, CHINA

A whakapapa, two lines of women, an installation drawing
All Lines Converge, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, 2016, NZ

Installation with mirror and line
transitionalfieldwork, an exhibition, 2016, NZ

only U know ...
collaboration, Lela Jacobs AW17 Auckland, and SS17 Paris collection, NZ + FR

installation, Typojanchi 2015, 4th International Typography Biennale, Seoul, KR

The Tuwhare Poster Project
fund-raiser for the Hone Tuwhare Trust Writers Residency, NZ

memento :: motif
Proyecto de Arte Contemporáneo Alzheimer, Valparaíso, Chile

The Phone Book
a maquette, for the Club de Conversation project

Club de Conversation at S/F with Dino Chai, Auckland, NZ

Club de Conversation: Keyhole Series and Dials
rug series, Dilana Workshop, NZ

Sound Tracks
installation, The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, NZ

The Jets
short film, Paris, France


posters, protest, statements

The Best Design Awards
three posters, 2018, NZ

Labour of Love
another word-play poster, 2018, NZ

W in black
drawings in progress, 2017, NZ/FR

The Alphabet
front page takeover of the Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper for 26 days, Fitchburg, USA

The Brexit Series
a word-play poster series in response to Brexit

Raising the Flag
contemplative, suggestive — design unravelled, NZ

Protest Vessel 1/2 PRICE
a collaboration with ceramic artist Raewyn Atkinson, NZ


only U know ... 2016

Collaboration with fashion designer Lela Jacobs

Lela Jacobs | SS17 | only U know

A fiction, a figment, an illusion

Lela Jacobs’ SS17 collection « only U know » evolved in the space and solace from city to landscape. The meditations and conversations from metropolis and idyll with an extended interest in zero waste pattern making present in five iterations. Jacobs desires only to comfortably garb us in the finest sumptuous fabrics: linens, silk hand knits, silk de chine, silk linen combinations. Selectively and discreetly offering a delicate screen-printed cascade of words by Catherine Griffiths ... a mantra for the wearer.

only U know ...

screen-printed silk and linen

related links

Lela Jacobs
The Keep


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