Nicole Schuster  uses oxidized silver, sometimes combined with gold, precious stones or plastic. The rings, symbol of her approach, present themselves as real sculptures.

The  German author takes part in the group exhibition MATERIAMETAMORPHOSIS >>

 "...Natural codes revised through the light of new virtual technologies are for Nicole Schuster a constant reason for investigation: it is no coincidence that her work is the perfect conclusion to the path undertaken of reading the metamorphosis of matter, both conceptual and cultural: who or what, or rather, which metamorphosis will take the upper hand in the future? Natural reality or artificial reality? Nicole thinks of a world made of ornaments where plastic materials printed in 3D and decorated with fluorescent paint are, potentially, extraordinary hybrids of natural cells and synthetic organisms that, as suggested by the title "Reaching for the Sun" still seek the healing power of the Sun, just like the Icarus with whom we started out our journey. "
(from the Materiametamorphosis catalog)



The  Turk author takes part in the group exhibition MATERIAMETAMORPHOSIS >>

"The potential of materials and their structural possibilities fascinate Snem Yildirim, supported in this research by her architectural studies; Snem has found in jewellery an effective way of expressing her cultural world and the social context in which she lives in. Starting from themes dear to her, she experiments with materials and different production processes to express them: in her brooch with the ironic title "Up Hill and down dale" (translatable as "through mountains and valleys"), she focuses on recycled materials that render her great sensitivity towards ecology, through shape suggestions, edges, volumes in space and the border between visible and invisible."

(from the Materiametamorphosis catalog)



The Chilean author takes part in the group exhibition MATERIAMETAMORPHOSIS >>

 "Jewellery as the expression of one’s cultural world is also the creative horizon for Rita Soto, Chilean, who in her works combines contemporary suggestions to the recovery of her country’s traditional artisan knowledge, using the technique of weaving horsehair, from which she experiences both resistance and frailty. The series of brooches titled "Visceral Realism" presents organic forms of brilliant imagination that recall the body, yet also organisms in continuous transformation. Realities that seem to shrink and expand thanks to the wise use of weaving: the biological matrix of her research is subtly developed also thanks to a clever chromatic choice, so that her creations adhere to a dimension of verisimilitude, to realistic metamorphoses of a Nature, possible but to us yet unknown"

(from the Materiametamorphosis catalog)


The Israeli author takes part in the group exhibition MATERIAMETAMORPHOSIS >>

"..a young Israeli author, draws inspiration from the myth of Icarus for her psychological metamorphosis, which challenges the laws of Nature in an unresolvable dichotomy. Daniella materially develops this theme in a smart and creative way: her sculpture ring, also designed for men (as are many of her ornaments which follow the body lines as if some impossible prostheses), is macro-sized in contradiction with the functionality of the scapular wing from which its form is taken, right down to the very surface recalling the bone’s superficial opacity. The material, a resin containing marble dust, is a reference to the heaviness of our limits, while the copper wires placed on the edges are poetic and very light hints to the Sun’s golden reflections, and therefore of our innermost desires: Icarus is the symbol of the constant tension between sky and earth, between desire and frustration, and as such this ring represents those formal characters that speak of this ambiguity, both perceptive and symbolic."

(from the Materiametamorphosis catalog)


(dal catalogo di Materiametamorphosis)

Tovaglie, runner e canovacci in cotone e lino realizzate dall' Arcolaio disegni Pastore e Bovina
“Quando l’arte incontra l’alta tessitura artigianale italiana nasce la Quintessenza della bellezza”. Con queste parole gli ideatori del nuovo brand, l’azienda Arcolaio e studio Elica di Elisabetta Bovina e Carlo Pastore, spiegano l’inizio della loro collaborazione. Da questo connubio nasce una collezione che vede come protagonisti agavi, rose, pesci che sembrano guizzare veloci, balene, vibranti coralli e placide meduse che fluttuano in uno spazio indefinito e senza tempo. In questo modo, il complemento d’arredo diventa parte fondamentale dell’arredo stesso.
Realizzati in cotone egiziano e lino.
Disponibilità di varie misure standard per realizzare diversi prodotti.

Gli oggetti decorativi e d'uso realizzati a mano dagli autori:
Amaaro, Biancodichina, Pastore e Bovina, Enrica Campi, Fabio Ciancaglini, Elisa Confortini, Fos, Opificio ceramico Alfredo Gioventù, Mirta Morigi, Fiorenza Pancino, Maurizio Russo, Linea Sebastiano, Dorota Urbaniak.
compongono le nature morte riprese dall'occhio fotografico di Federica Cioccoloni.
Le tavole sono vestite dai tessuti realizzati dall'Arcolaio in collaborazione con Elisabetta Bovina e Carlo Pastore "studio Elica" che hanno disegnato la collezione "Quintessenza"

Immagini prese da CREATIVITY ON TABLE >>
Immagini prese da CREATIVITY LIVING>>

Cotton and linen tablecloths, runners and tea towels made by the Arcolaio Pastore and Bovina designs
“When art meets the Italian textile manufacturing, the Quintessenza of beauty arises”. In this way, the Quintessenza’s project creators, Arcolaio and the owners of Studio Elica Elisabetta Bovina and Carlo Pastore, explain their partnership. From this relation among Arcolaio and Studio Elica, it’s formed a new collection composed by agaves, roses, darting fishes, whales, vibrant corals and quiet jellyfishes that fluctuate in a timeless space. Fabrics become the main character of the room’s decoration, building new personal imaginary worlds.Made in Egyptian cotton and linen.
Available in different sizes to make many products

Decorative and handmade objects made by hand by the authors:
Amaaro, Biancodichina, Pastore e Bovina, Enrica Campi, Fabio Ciancaglini, Elisa Confortini, Fos, Opificio ceramico Alfredo Gioventù, Mirta Morigi, Fiorenza Pancino, Maurizio Russo, Linea Sebastiano, Dorota Urbaniak.
compose the still lifes taken by the photographic eye of Federica Cioccoloni.
The tables are dressed in fabrics made by the architect in collaboration with Elisabetta Bovina and Carlo Pastore "Studio Elica" who designed the collection "Quintessenza"

Una nuova dimensione materiale che ibrida tecniche tradizionali antiche come l’oreficeria classica e la sartorialità haute couture, con tecniche innovative come il taglio chimico su acciaio, la stampa digitale su seta, il taglio laser. Collezione realizzata con : argento rodiato, seta pura, acciaio nero, plexiglass, stampa digitale, taglio chimico, taglio laser. 

Differents scientific thematic as philosophy, antropology, photography let us to a new materic culture between old tecniques (haute couture sartorialist tecniques) and advanced tecnologies (digital prints on silk, chemical cut for steel, laser cut for plexiglass). A complex design project that have in its central research the woman's body and the comunicative capacity of the jewel that wears.
Collection made of: rhodium silver,  silk, black steel, plexiglass, digital printing, chemical cutting, laser cutting

Exvoto in ceramica, un progetto di Elvira Keller

La locuzione latina “ex voto” significa letteralmente a seguito di un voto. L’espressione completa è “ex voto suscepto“, cioè per voto fatto: un oggetto dato in dono ad una divinità. È una pratica usata in molte religioni ed è un ringraziamento per una grazia ricevuta. In definitiva l’ex voto è un comportamento.
L’oggetto ex voto è solo la manifestazione finale di questo processo: evento, richiesta di intervento, esaudimento ed infine pellegrinaggio ed esposizione dell’oggetto, appunto, per grazia ricevuta.

Gli Exvoto in ceramica diventano elementi pop, messaggi colorati da comporre.

Exvoto in ceramic, a project by Elvira Keller

The Latin phrase "ex voto" literally means following a vote. The complete expression is "ex voto suscepto", that is, by vow made: an object given as a gift to a divinity. It is a practice used in many religions and it is a thank you for a grace received. Ultimately, ex-voto is behavior. The ex voto object is only the final manifestation of this process: event, request for intervention, fulfillment and finally pilgrimage and exhibition of the object, precisely, by grace received.

The ceramic Exvoto become pop elements, colorful messages to compose.

Corrado participates in the group exhibition MATERIAMETAMORPHOSIS >> with the new Constellations Improbable collection

"The sky remains man’s maximum ambition, the place to look at to find the way, or to identify new paths: Corrado De Meo has always experimented with materials, transferring in his research a pronounced poetic inspiration: his brooches are ‘improbable constellations’ with small pearls that punctuate a resin painted with acrylic metallic colours, deliberately left rough and irregular with opaque shades which unlike the ‘sidereal’ pearls, compressed in a lunar territory, absorb light. The result is a crystallized moment, a contrast that recalls a newly found harmony, suspended between precious material (coming from the sea) and the synthetic materials inspired by nature. New spaces to explore, new horizons for the materials: an interpenetration that finds its highest goal in this sky of ideas."

(from the Materiametamorphosis catalog)


The Korean author takes part in the group exhibition MATERIAMETAMORPHOSIS >>

"Seulgi Kwon introduces with her refined technique a new concept of synthetic material metamorphosis which reaches very high results in the final outcome. Her jewels are natural organisms pertaining to the plant and animal world, evoking fluid cellular bodies with a changeable and liquid form that the viewer can interpret in everchanging ways, as in the author's intentions. This thanks to the use of very thin layers of silicone, a long and complex process that Seulgi has refined over time and which she finishes off with the inclusion of mixed pigments, beads, fabric, paper, wire and other materials. The results, which stem from a long creative preparatory process in terms of the design and study of three-dimensional casts, are true post-natural sculptures often with ironic and allusive titles ("The end of autumn", "In your garden"), alive and extraordinary in their consistency and colour"

( (from the Materiametamorphosis catalog)


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