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

 

Tree in Cross

Desmond Chan is a self-taught jewelry designer based in Hong Kong. Inspired by everything, from Modern Art to something he sees on the streets. In his designing process, he tries to find a balance between technology and art. In recent years, 3D printing has become a common technique in jewelry making. 3D printing enables the jewelry of design-driven pieces that are not limited by the traditional methods, and eliminated many process steps that can easily be achieved some of the intricate details. Each design is sculpted using Maya and 3D printed in silver and gold.

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Cycles

Cycles, 925 carat silver square ring, is designed with five movable plates connected to the center. Inspired by the talismans of West Africa, the plates symbolize the fingers, and the main body represents the palm. The designer brings together the idea of constant transformation and change, through infinite cycles and motion. The ring's surface reflects feminine light, and its geometric form represents strength. Cycles is a contemporary expression of rooted traditions and a way of taking them into the future.

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Garuda Collection

Garuda Collection was inspired by a national symbol of Indonesia, a mythical bird with eagle-like features that appears in both Hinduism and Buddhism mythology. Made of 18 carats of gold with 8 feathers on the wing, 17 black stones on the head and another 45 on the wing, this ancient deity represents the date Indonesia proclaimed its independence: 17 August '45.

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Eden

Inspired by the Garden of Eden, Sofia Lee seeks to capture the beauty of Mother Nature in the “Eden ring”. The designer’s bold use of colors and design are expressed through the cushion-cut blue topaz, soft combination of diamonds and vibrant sapphires of pink, orange and yellow on the double layer curvy silhouette. The Eden ring showcases a dramatic play of light from all angles, making the Eden ring a unique statement on its own.

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Doppio

This is an exciting jewel of mystical nature. “Doppio”, in its spiraling shape, travels in two directions symbolizing men's time, their past and their future. It carries the silver and the gold which represent the development of the virtues of the human spirit throughout its history on Earth.

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Shade Me If You Can

"Shade me if you can" are a handmade Sunglasses, inspired by the eye brow line and the two eye sockets, and designed to express them in slight exaggeration. The eyebrow line was creatively translated into the glasses in the form of a wooden visor functioning as the bridge, with two free floating monocles that are hinged into the hand carved walnut. The design represents the dialogue with human anatomy, form and ergonomics. It integrate different techniques and materials, all creating contemporary and fashion forward piece of wearable art.

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Good designs create value for society. Everyday we feature a special design project that demonstrates excellence in design. Today, we are pleased to showcase an award-winning design that makes a positive difference. We will be featuring more great and inspiring designs daily. Make sure to visit us everyday to enjoy new good design products and projects from greatest designers worldwide.

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