Red Brick

Fabric and jewelry rub elbows in designer Karen Mabon's entertaining artistic vision

Emphasizing the embellishment side of scarf design, Scottish jewelry-maker Karen Mabon approaches the classic silk accessory like an artist to a canvas, creating statement pieces that are as imaginative as they are stylish. Mabon—who graduated from the RCA in 2011 with a degree in Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery Design—peddles her curiously-motifed scarves along with an array of necklaces and brooches under the label Red …

Data Necklace

Wear your Tweets

“The future of digital is physical”—this statement by Google Creative Lab’s Tom Uglow at last year’s Port Eliot Festival comes to mind when one encounters the Data Necklace. This new piece of jewelry from designer and software developer Stef Lewandowski is a wonderful example of how beautiful physical objects can be created by patterns of digital data. These new designs came about through Lewandowski’s time …