Design ethics

Design ethics

Saturday, 6 June 2015



Picture above (a fragment of):
Jewellery (neckpieces): Alexis Bittar.
Make-up: Karim Rahman. Photo: Mario Sorrenti. Assistants: Margot Gillet & Morgane Bedel. Production: Pascal Deplechin/ Paris Office. Concept styling-Making of: Géraldine Saglio.
Published in Vogue, France on May 2013 (no 937).

Summer 2015 is here and one becomes eager to select , purchase and/or invest.
The Contemporary Precious Jewellery collectors are starting to get edgy again this time of the year- after the spring major fairs- looking around for "The Item" to coronate their existing archive-and of course peeping on all new, raw talent, just stepped in the CPJ sector.
Here we go with a short list of some classics, but also a get-to-know-more of the younger generation of contemporary designers, who shake the foundations of modern jewellery and goldsmithing. People and a couple of places , by A4D-D4A, in A4D-D4A we trust.

Nathalie Jean: The Architect

Alexis Bittar: The Neo-Expressionist

Tom Binns: The Super Star

Sarah Harmarnee: The Anti-conformist

Gils Bakker: The Pioneer

Georg Jensen: The Master Craftsman

Minas: The Rocker

Dapnne Krinos: The Post-Figurative

Wendy Ramshaw: The Modernist

Lina Fanouraki: The Unconventional

Solange Azagury-Partridge: The Visionary

Check out/ Respect!:
Stephanie Jendis (
Andrea Wippermann (
Manuela Sousa (
Jiro Kamata (
Otto Künzli (
Mirjam Norinder (
Marcel Van Kan (

Visit for an overall view:
Rob Koudijs Gallery (
Marzee Gallery (
Klimt02 network (
myPrecious network (

Be well-Warm regards?-)))
A4D- D4A

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