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Bauhaus

The Bauhaus timepiece was envisioned to be elemental and yet, bold; an effortless blend of elegance with simplicity. It embraces the power of design with a thoughtful expression of urban minimalism. While extracting elements from the Miesian style such as clean lines and a minimal framework, the timepiece expands on the concept by defying symmetry and conformity with subtle elements. The little breaks in consistency creates a final model that exudes versatility and boldness. It is a respectful understanding of the past while fiercely defining the future.

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Moonshine

The inspiration of this piece was from a Japanese painting called The Great Wave off Kanagawa, it also took the meaning from an ancient Chinese poem. The shape of the wave was the element from the painting, the designer used blue sapphires to represent the waves, however the concept of the moon was from the poem, the dangling yellow sapphire also gave the earring some movements. In Chinese culture, moon represents reunion and good memories. The designer would like to express the traditional Asian culture through the piece.

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Arch

The designer receives inspiration from the shape of arch structures and rainbow. Two motifs – an arch shape and a drop shape, are combined to create a single 3 dimensional form. By combining minimal lines and forms and utilizing simple and common motifs, the result is a simple and elegant ring that is made bold and playful by providing space for energy and rhythm to flow. From different angles the shape of the ring changes – the drop shape is viewed from front angle, arch shape is viewed from side angle, and a cross is viewed from top angle. This provides stimulation for the wearer.

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Touch

With a simple gesture, an action of touch conveys rich emotions. Through the Touch ring, the designer aims to convey this warm and formless feeling with cold and solid metal. 2 curves are joined to form a ring that suggests 2 people holding hands. The ring changes its aspect when its position is rotated on the finger and viewed from different angles. When the connected parts are positioned between your fingers, the ring appears either yellow or white. When the connected parts are positioned on the finger, you can enjoy both yellow and white color together.

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Erised Desire

Remember the Mirror of Erised in Harry Potter? It’s a special mirror which reflects the deepest desires of those who look at it. Octagonal-shaped on ring has a connotation of peaceful and fortunate world. There’re two forces formed by different combinations of natural gemstones. The two-sided reversible ring structure hopes to bring out the importance of multiple views, using jewellery as a media to interpret "Harmony in Diversity”.

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fassamano

Fassamano, inspired by the shapes of the early glasses, is thought to be worn around the neck and designed as a combination of pure forms. Two circles for the eye rims and a line for the bridge.The handle, also minimal in its design, has a double function: grab to the use and eyelet for the cord. The glasses weight only 20 grams. Crafted with CNC technology and hand polished afterwards. The eye rims are made in acetate with a glossy finish and the bridge is in alpacca with different finish.

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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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