Ella Son is a multidisciplinary textile designer focused on color and material interactions. 



Inspired by New York City’s urban environments, I studied each color’s level, saturation, hue, and interaction. In the urban environment, we can easily capture the primary colors through metropolitan, the surface colors of the buildings, and the signs from construction places.  

This color collection is an important stepping stone and preliminary to lead my collection development process. The collection includes 64 colors with hand-painted gouache chips that respond to my subjective emotions: cheerful, atmospheric, bold and wild, belonging to a different time and space, and so on. The collection also includes garments and woven textile pieces.  





Focusing on hue, value, and proportion, I chose four landscape images that were related to my main inspiration and captured my attention intuitively. I translated them into grid patterns and observed how color conveys content carefully.