My map rings were recently featured on a Polish fashion site. Part of the article, about the use of maps in jewelry trends, is roughly translated into English below (thanks Google translator!). Check out the original article to see more jewelers using maps in their work in a variety of different ways. See more of… Read More art925 map rings featured on polish fashion site
Recent style trends have included the 2-finger ring (or double ring) which may have derived from the idea of “brass knuckles” that are traditionally used for combat. These fashion adaptations are obviously not intended to promote or be used for combat nor self-defense, but instead make a bold contemporary style statement. They may not be every-day rings, but… Read More contemporary two-finger knuckle ring
I teach jewelry making courses at Art Studio FUJI in Florence, Italy (in English or Italian). Art Studio FUJI, School of Jewelry Making, Textile Design, Silkscreening, and Fashion, was founded in 1985 by Tamio Fujimura, MFA., Rosary College, Illinois, and by Kathleen Knippel, MA., California State University, Los Angeles. As university professors, we collaborate with foreign… Read More jewelry making courses at art studio fuji in florence, italy
Firenze, June 16, the Nine Wine 2011 Collection Party hosted by Doni & Associati for Pitti Uomo 80 was a great success! The weather was fantastic (the day after a full moon eclipse) and the sun shined in the courtyard until dusk as the DJ played on. About 100 people, locals and international guests attended. Thanks… Read More nine wine jewelry installation images and press links
On Thursday, June 16, in conjunction with Florence’s main annual fashion event, Pitti Immagine Uomo 80, Doni & Associati, leader in design, packaging and communication of wine, presents an event which suggests a conceptual communication between wine and fashion, through lifestyle and contemporary aesthetics. Once again, this year’s event is included in the official calendar of… Read More art925 presents “nine wine” collection june 16 in conjunction with pitti immagine uomo 80, florence, italy
These are images from an installation of my work at Société Anonyme in October 2010. A new jewelry line was introduced as well as new collages, and collaged furniture pieces. This independent designer clothing shop is unique in Florence.