04 June 2018
Rather than fauna and flora, some contemporary designers have turned their attentions to the human body. Norway’s Bjørg Nordli-Mathisen was inspired by those in two of Matisse’s emblematic paintings, “The Acrobats” and “The Dance”. She imagined nude dancers kneeling, sitting, or opening wide their arms in a cross. The intensity and energy of the movement transforms them into shapes: A, B, C, etc, creating 24 gold-plated silver letter pendants to be mixed at liberty.
On her Caillou site, Anne-Lise Delsol sells her selection of antique pieces and solo earrings mode from elements adorning hatpins.
Thierry Vendome, the son of Jean Vendome, is also a jeweler.
Belgian designer Céline Daoust just opened her first store in Paris, rue de Grenelle.
Lise Guitton, the Inouïtoosh’s designer who works with both scarves and jewelry, has dreamed up a large silk square printed with precious stones.