Nadin Ram

The decorative Rococo style, particularly its use of shell forms, was the inspiration for this shoe design, 2016.

Rococo developed in the 18th century as a response to the elegant, symmetry and strict rules of the Baroque style. The era’s artist adapted a playful, gay, kitschy, and graceful approach, employing asymmetrical design. For this work I drew from the visual aspects often era’s churches and their wall decorations: ‘a world of madness and aristocracy.’

Materials: Polyurethane, car kit fiberglass, air brush coloring.

© Nadin Ram

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