Curate Design

Curate Design

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

 

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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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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Fire & Earth

It is interesting to observe how the same object can inspire different people in different ways. During the creative process every artist brings out part of their story, experience and culture and imprints it into their work. In realising this project, UK-based Italian artisan Roberta Pederzoli creates a collection where Italian culture and Scottish landscape are intertwined. Every piece is carefully crafted with consideration for texture and colour, creating a sensation of fairy-tale elegance and enchantment by delicately brushing colour over the jewellery.

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Opera

Conceptual inspiration from Architecture to Jewelry. She always enjoys combining the knowledge, which she has acquired throughout her career. This ring almost seems to incorporate a modern monument, illuminated only by diamonds. Opera is a multi dimensional ring which is made with 34 elements, and set with 306 diamonds, a combination of curiosity and creativity that surpasses traditional rules. Forms and frequencies are used over and over to create perfect aesthetic balance of lines and shapes with meticulous detail. The underside is marked with the Boteh motif, as it is in all her creations.

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Nine Origin 2730 Limited Edition

Nine origin 2730 is our tribute to the way hand made designer eyewear should always be made. No shortcuts, just pure Japanese know-how that has been brought down through generations in order to be able to make the perfect product. A combination optical frame, made from original Japanese made acetate, grade 2 medical Titanium and Beta Titanium. In order to obtain the flexibility and lightness of this piece, we had to create an even more delicate and complicated structure than normally used for optical frames.

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World's greatest design teams.

Sometimes you need a very big team of talented designers to come up with truly great designs. Everyday, we feature a distinct award-winning innovative and creative design team. Explore and discover original and creative architecture, good design, fashion, graphics design and design strategy projects from design teams worldwide. Get inspired by the original works by grand master designers.

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