Curate Design

Curate Design

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

 

Borujerdiha House

The Broujerdi House is a Persian Garden in the center of Iran In city of Kashan. As the most house in the desert atmosphere, it has wind-catcher. Unique shape of the wind- catcher and light entrances of the ceiling are very impressive. Light, shadows and all those painting on ceiling as ornaments was the inspiring point for designing this ring. Black enamel as a symbol of shadow and Persian motifs in other side of the ring reminds the windows to let light enter. The yellow color of Gold remind the color of desert and Iranian architecture in the desert towns.

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Anew

This collection is inspired by the underground youth culture and Bonsai aesthetics philosophy, designer deconstructed antique rings, which featuring mounted jade stones to explore the relationship anew between Jade-stone and band. Also, jade as the majority material been found and treated in Ruili, China. To achieved the precise result, the craftsmen were challenged the limitation of jade carving.

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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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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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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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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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