Spring 2013


My ring prototype arrived in the mail this weekend from Shapeways. It fits my ring finger comfortably but I’m more of a middle-finger ring-wearer so I’d like to size it … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · 2 Comments


This week I’m about to start designing a dress for my thesis studies and I’ve gathered a few images that really inspire me. The dress I am designing will have … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · 1 Comment


“Onformative, founded by Julia Laub and Cedric Kiefer in Berlin, is a studio specialized in generative design solutions covering various types of media and topics. Provoked by our curiosity, we are … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Iris Van Herpen

Iris van Herpen stands for a reciprocity between craftsmanship and innovation in technique and materials.She creates a modern view on Haute  Couture that combines fine handwork techniques with futuristic digital … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Francis Bitoni – Buried Textiles

These textiles were developed for Katie Gallagher’s Autumn/winter 2013 Collection. Francis Bitonti Studio collaborated with Katie Gallagher to realize these laser wool textiles. The ambition for the project was to … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Francis Bitonti – “Dita’s Gown”

Francis A. Bitonti is a designer and researcher based in New York. Currently Francis is the founding principal of Francis Bitonti Studio, an interdisciplinary design studio working across scales and … Continue reading

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Susannah Mira

Susannah Mira’s work alters and re-contextualizes common objects and environments, giving form to issues raised by the promises of progress. The resultant sculptural installations rely on recognizable structures in uncommon … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ring Design: The Trials and Tribulations

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this here on my research blog before but I am currently taking a metal’s class called Processes & Experimental Techniques II with Arthur Hash. … Continue reading

March 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Leanie van der Vyver

Last Thursday I had a group critique with some people from my BFA Seminar class. The group was diverse, a painting major, two photography majors, a graphic design major and … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Luca Tripaldi

Luca Tripaldi was born in Turin in 1969. He graduated in visual arts and for some time, while studying autodidact ceramics, he worked for a number of advertising companies in … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · Leave a comment