Allowing herself to divide her time between these two artforms, the usable and the useless, Violise Lunn lets them feed each other with inspiration. Their origin is the same – to permit dreaminess and the search for perfection.
A Violise Lunn garment, be it wearable or not, is timeless. References to both the past and fantasies of the future can be found, but far more important is that each piece struts a surprising and uplifting indifference to what else is going on in the world.
A number of highly respected awards have come her way. In 1999 she won the Danish fur prize ‘The Golden Fur Needle’. In 2000, she was awarded the ‘Golden Button’. In 2002, Carlsberg gave her the ‘Thimble Award’.