…Mid June in London? It’s Jewellery’s time!
Save the date: 14-17 June 2012 Treasure – London’s visionary Jewellery Show – is back with a selection of the very best jewellery design the UK and Europe have to offer.
Visit the Exhibitors‘s page and find out more about the talents on show: you’ll come across with some of DOY’s recurring tags: Stefania Lucchetta , Manuganda , Linnie Mclarty , Yoko Izawa, Ute Decker and many others.
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Paper & Felt.
Just 2 basic words to access Elena Salmistraro‘s fashion world – a graduate from Politecnico di Milano Italian designer – who shapes evocative and romantic wearables by embroidering felt and turning waste paper into chewed paper/papier-mâché works.
One-off hand-crafted pieces close to fashion art and likely to add a dreamy touch to special occasions outfits.
Enjoy the selection below:
Photo/Styling Credits: Barbara Franzò_Photographer*Erika Cigolini_Stylist*Silvia Mendolia_Stylist*Ginevra Daniele_Make-up artist*Kristina Gunther_Model by Beatrice International Models Agency Milan*
EANDARE is a project started in Italy in the 90’s by Lucilla Giovanninetti – a Milan based fashion artist and designer also lecturing at IED Moda Lab and at the European Fashion School of Milan – creating jewels and accessories out of fabrics, accurately incorporating lightness and softness with metal finishing.
Today I want to focus mainly on jewellery, says Lucilla, a textile jewellery though often mixed with silver, bronze and brass sections.
That’s to say that mixed-media jewellery is her strenght, now broadly appreciated also by international clients throughout US, Japan and HongKong
Look at the slideshow below to unveil some of her new pieces:
Some of her keywords are: perspex, carbon fibers, silver, stainless steel, epoxy and she loves shaping her jewelry mixing traditional with unconventional and futuristic shapes. Her collections include necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings and even Seed, a jewel clutch in silk, carbon fiber and silver. She graduated from the Academy of Arts, Design and Architecture in Prague, and she is still based in Czech Republic.
…Getting curious? She is Markéta Richterová, and she is making a name in the creative scene quite internationally.
Look at the selection of her designs in the slideshow below, and get part of her world:
Photo credits: Jan Rambousek * Michal Šeba
Imagine an architect who loves creating colorful knitted, fiber and silver structures easily turning into wearable artworks to light up fashionable outfits…
This is Martacarmela Sotelo, a Mexican design-artist who – after studying architecture at Iberoamericana University in México and graduating with an MA at Central Saint Martins Collage of Art and Design in London – launched her collections of Knitted Gems – tricot style pearls – and Portable Lines, a series of textile jewellery made up with old t-shirts’s scraps then wrapped and ready to be worn again, but in a different form.
Her last line Geometries explores the potential of geometrical shapes (..) The pieces are made of silver, blackened silver and/or gold guilded rex, as well as inox steel wire with nylon (…) hanging from cotton hand torched thread.
Enjoy a selection of her Knitted Gems in the slideshow below, and for the Spanish speaking followers Today there’s also a video:
Accurately selected porcelain pieces set on gold plated silver or pure gold then assembled to shape retro-style handmade one-off jewels created by Italian designer Mariella Di Gregorio.
A very good mix of passion, research and keen eye for details makes of her creations a series of must have romantic though versatile jewelry.
Look at the slideshow to find out more about her colliers, rings, bracelets, earrings and necklaces:
Helveta Vyotlag is a Brooklyn based designartist mainly working with chunks of wood that in her hands turn into sculptural jewels. That’s to say how taking common materials and making fashionable and ready-to-wear pieces.
But where does her passion for pure forms and warm colorful tones come from?
Her love of new wave music and quirky 80’s fashion totally inspired her palette of vibrant colors and oversized angular geometric forms. Tempered by her appreciation for the simple elegance of Danish modern and crystalline structures
Keep updated on her news and releases also through her blog
Look at the slideshow to find out more about her amazing rings:
Some of her creations are currently retailed also at V&A bookshop in London.
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