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Mykita / Damir Doma 1.3

The progressive use of materials and the aesthetic created by a visible construction forms the basis of the MYKITA / Damir Doma design language. The frame DD1.3 is an avant-garde interpretation of the traditional pilot frame from the forties and fifties that propels the classic frame in a design characteristic of MYKITA / Damir Doma into the 21st century. The choice of materials provides a contrast by marrying delicate stainless steel with voluminous acetate. The sunglasses are a result of complex handcraft.

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The Great Goddess Isida

Isida is a 14K gold ring that slips on to your finger to create a charming look. The facade of Isida ring is embellished by unique elements like diamonds, amethysts, citrines, tsavorites, topaz and complemented with white and yellow gold. Each piece has its own specified material, making it one-of-a-kind. Additionally, the flat glass-like facade on sliced gemstones reflect different rays of light in various ambiances, adding an exclusive character to the ring.

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Kaari

This design is based on a standard 24h analogue mechanism (half-speed hour hand). This design is provided with two arc shaped die cuts. Through them, the turning hour and minute hands can be seen. The hour hand (disc) is divided in two segments of different colours that, rotating, indicate AM or PM time depending on the colour that starts being visible. The minute hand is visible through the bigger radius arc and determines which minute slot corresponds to the 0-30 minutes dials (located on the inner radius of the arc) and the 30-60 minutes slot (located on the outer radius).

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Takayas Mizuno /Swallowtail

The pendant is 38mm long by 10mm wide and is made in 18K Yellow Gold with Orange Sapphires and diamonds. With a 18in 14K Yellow Gold Rolo Chain The pendant was inspired by Swallowtails who are large, colorful butterflies. Swallowtail butterflies are one of the most beautiful of all butterflies The eye catching design of the Swallowtail pendant is the result of the synchronicity of the swallowtail wings. The pure perfection of the simplicity of the beautiful lines, as of the silhouette of the Swallowtail butterfly lined and accented with the brilliant shin of the orange sapphires and diamond

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Moon Curve

The natural world is in constant movement as it balances between order and chaos. A good design is created from the same tension. Its qualities of strength, beauty and dynamism stem from the artist's ability to remain open to these opposites during the act of creation. The finished piece is the sum of countless choices the artist makes. All thought and no feeling will result in work that is stiff and cold, whereas all feeling and no control yields work that fails to express itself. The intertwining of the two will be an expression of the dance of life itself.

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COOKOO 2.0

Unlike other geeky smartwatches, COOKOO looks like a conventional watch. The analog hands sit above a lucid digital display that provides notifications though vivid icons and versatile dot matrix screen. COOKOO delivers essential notifications, at a glance, directly to the wrist. Unlike other smartwatches, COOKOO does not need to be recharged every night or week. A traditional button-cell battery guarantees many months of uninterrupted power without a charge. When necessary, the battery can be easily replaced by the user.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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