This legendary 1920s hotel in New Orleans' Garden District underwent a complete renovation and will reopen in June 2016. Famous guests include Rita Hayworth and Tennessee Williams, who worked on his play Streetcar Named Desire while staying here. The landmark's famed restaurants have also been restored, including the Bayou Bar, Silver Whistle coffee shop, and the Caribbean Room. Here are some renderings of the interior and exterior, used for promotional materials and in-house stationery.
process / studio
old school, pen and ink
Schools Welcome Refugees
donor thank you cards, poster created for school fundraising effort to sponsor a Syrian refugee family
collection s/s 2015
This was the last collection produced for the Spring of 2015. Its influences are the trees and landscapes of California. Begun in 2001, the collection was carried in more than 100 stores around the world, including Barneys, Net-a-Porter and Holt Renfrew. All clothing featured Virginia's hand-drawn textiles.
Photography Andrew Soule
The Perfectly Imperfect Home
Beloved guide to creating a relaxed, stylish and comfortable home, by Domino founder and current editor of T, The New York Times Style Magazine, Deborah Needleman.
le weekend s/s 2015 collection
le weekend was created as a lower-priced summer beach collection, including swimwear, caftans, flip-flops, bags, towels and sunglasses.
Photography Anya Chibis.
Garden collection debuted Spring 2014, including garden bench and table, printed plant pots, lanterns, garden stools and scented candles.
Photography Andrew Soule
After a visit to India in 2003, shawls became a focal point of each collection. Due to their large format, they are the perfect canvas for large-scale prints and illustrations, and were printed on the finest quality Indian merino wool.
Collaboration with retailer J.Crew using archive prints and custom colours.
A range of stationery with Chronicle Books including boxed cards, notebooks and sticker labels.
This New Baby
A mother caring for her baby through the night reflects on the joys and mysteries of this new and precious life, by award-winning author Teddy Jam. Board book, published 2011 by Groundwood Books.
A book for the youngest animal lovers, about situations and consequences, by Litsa Trochatos. Board book, published 2014 by Groundwood Books.
Geranium by Virginia Johnson, exclusive collection for Anthropologie twice a year with custom illustrations. Here you can see original sketches with final product (in most cases, shawls).
cover / interior illustrations for Madame Chic, Lunch in Paris, Kate Spade