Curate Design

Curate Design featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Mr Hip Stylist

Unlike the design of single piercing earrings where the form of an earring's main purpose is to be aesthetically appealing, the form of multiple earrings had to accommodate different ear sizes and various distances between ear holes. The main body of the earring through its simple form fits harmoniously with the ergonomics of the ear. The spring at the end of the piece connects to a chain at the back of the matching cartilage stud, this gives flexibility to adjust the earrings set to various ear sizes and distances between the piercings.

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Technology collection

Modern technologies surround us day after day. We spend at least 8 hours a day at the computer. The idea of the collection is to transform parts of a personal computer into jewelry. Some image of the internal board of a personal computer that catch view and it became very interesting for creating a collection of jewelry that would be just as rhythmic and concise.Collection shows people how beautiful some piece that they do not see, but what help them every day.

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Transforma

The inspiration behind the Transforma collection comes from the pendant lights created by well-known designers. The designer's challenge involved both aesthetic and functional aspects, meaning reconstructing of the shapes and lines in small dimensions and creating interactive pieces that could be transformed in order to get a bit different pendant each time.

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The Starry Night

It was not until Ray invented his own“Yin and Yang”,or dark and bright,carving method did the public realize that jade can also be finely sculpted as luxury pieces of jewelry.One day,Ray saw Van Gogh's introduction in a book,he was inspired by Van Gogh's work"The Starry Night",then he was thinking how to take this famous into his jewelry designs.18k gold is too heavy,so he used titanium,although carving jade is easy for him,but the production of titanium is very difficult.This is a challenge.It is also a creation of successful innovation and new combination of jewelry.

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A Thousand Masks

This design originates from Yingge dance, one of the non-material cultural heritages in Chaoshan region, Guangdong Province, China. It uses the line of Yingge facial makeup as a basic form. And the 2D shape is processed into a 3D modelling. A contrast of density and spacing enriches the space effect. The dense part adopts the traditional Chaozhou embroidery in Chaoshan, adding new content to the design. The metal part is made of gold, lifting the sense of modern and quality.

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Fusing and Freezing

The porcelain embedding is a traditional craft in China. Ceramic chips are glued together with cement to decorate buildings. This design combines the abstract organic form of cement with the metal casting geometric form, signifying the contrast between tradition and modernity. The copper is processed with the craft of porcelain embedding, presenting a new look of traditional craft with its modern form, material and texture.

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