The concept of Myth was the telling of the deeds of gods and heroes linked to the tradition of the culture of a people. We have again started to talk about heroes and superheroes in an attempt to discover a...
It’s not too surprising to see centuries-old textile configurations get a boost in pavé. Knots and weaves are timeless and easily interpreted in runway collections and jewellery boxes, representing an enduring symbol of love that gets even more play...
by Mikaela Erson The exhibition Botticelli Reimagined is running til the 3rd of July at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Including 50 great works by Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510), it is the largest exhibition of the master’s paintings and...
By Indu Ganesh Curated and hosted by Suzy Menkes, International Vogue Editor, the Future Luxury 2016 conference was all focused on the future of luxury, and the role of Northeast Asia as a new nerve-center for fashion. The event housed...
By Mikaela Erson  From the 17th to 24th of March, watch and jewellery industry professionals from all over the world gathered in Basel, Switzerland to attend the Baselworld trade show. With highly influential brands putting their newest collections on display,...
It is not news that the Digital Era has forever transformed our lives and we are still not aware of the dramatic changes and opportunities ahead. Marketers are facing new challenges between the online and offline realities, the psychographic and...
When the price of gold flirted with $2,000 an ounce, designers scrambled to make fine jewellery that wouldn’t give buyers sticker shock. The answer: volume. Futuristic - Modern - Cubes Pyramids - Cylinders - Cage Empty Vessels Pieces with cavernous space inside, underneath,...
By Indu Ganesh  Once again the timeless classic “Metropolis”, the 1927 Fritz Lang movie, serves as a point of cultural reference, this time for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Spring 2016 exhibition, in New York, Manus x Machina...
by Patrizia Ventimiglia Avant-garde design and functionality, two words to express the aesthetic synthesis of Issey Miyake’s genius. A new exhibition in Tokyo and a new book “Pleats Please” tell the evolution of the great fashion designer and his art...
At the end of 1964, in an article describing new styles of art, Time Magazine used for the very first time the term Op Art - more completely said Optical Art, to introduce the concept of a new art...