Carrie Van Hise has a diverse creative background including a collaboration with the Spanish fashion house Pertegaz as artistic director, accessory and textile design, wallpaper collections, art direction of image campaigns as well as brand identity programs for international brands.

This is a brief selection of projects accomplished during her twenty-five years living in New York and Barcelona.

Maya Lin for The Cleveland Public Library

Maya Lin created this "interactive" garden based on a poem written by her brother, Tan Lin. Lin is best known for the moving Vietnam War Veterans' Memorial in Washington DC. In collaboration with Corsair Studio in New York, we designed the typography that was both fabricated in steel and carved into granite....

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While collaborating with Pertegaz as Creative director I defined the brand codes and created a visual language for the Spanish brand founded by Manuel Pertegaz in 1942. Key elements inspired by Spanish folklore dress include a reinterpretation of the “flamenco” polka dot, ruffle sleeves, ribbons and the bolero jacket. Drawing...

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A study in simplicity. This collection of geometric designs is inspired by an exploration of the balance between form, negative space and color contrast. Limited Edition of high quality giclée prints on matte premium paper.
 The designs are printed on demand one by one in a Barcelona workshop. SHOP PRINTS...

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Isolation Project

This project was a creative response to the confinement during the COVID19 pandemic. The conceptual still lifes evoke a sense of isolation, need for affection, solidarity, resilience, fatigue, positivity, balance, reflection and a sense of responsibility. The images were created with objects found at home, natural light in our kitchen...

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Bodoni Wallpaper

This collaboration with Tres Tintas Barcelona was born out of my fascination with typography. I designed the collection exclusively with numbers in the Bodoni typeface. The patterns take the numbers out of context and focus on the beauty of their form.      

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SushiSamba Restaurants

We collaborated with this New York-based restaurant group to create the SushiSamba brand rollout for the opening of the two original locations in 1998, Park Avenue and 7th Avenue in New York City.  We later extended the brand experience to the Miami beach and Chicago locations in 1999. We defined...

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Ca La Maria

This is a family run boutique bed & breakfast in Barcelona asked me to create their brand image. The brand concept focuses on the the family’s two passions, gastronomy and contemporary art. The still life series plays with elements from the local cuisine and Maria´s home baked goods as sculptural...

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LLAÜT Wallpaper

I designed this collection for Tres Tintas inspired by the Spanish coastal town, Cadaqués. The patterns are abstractions of the fishing town’s iconic elements from the architectural arches, traditional fishing nets, ornate iron work to the pine trees lining the coast.        

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Pertegaz FW15

Creative direction and styling of image campaign for this Spanish fashion brand created by Manuel Pertegaz in 1942. Photographer: Maria Espeus.              

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