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PechaKucha Presentation

Making Jewels from Design and Art Waste

PRESENTED ON NOV 18, 2015
IN MILAN @ VOL 9

Alice Visin is presenting her projects, transforming waste materials connected to art and design (from free-press newspapers to cashmere-distaff remains) into jewels.   

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Gundam Jewelry

BY MIKIKO MINEWAKI
@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

Jewelry designer Mikiko Minewaki shares her unique accessories, often built using pieces from plastic Gundam models. This presentation was part of a special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo, held at Meiji-Jingu Gaien, inside the TDW Dome. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on June 12, 2013.

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The Amazing Art of the Waste

BY BENJAMIN BALL
@ UNITED STATES ARTISTS 2014 ARTISTS ASSEMBLY ON MAR 24, 2015

Benjamin Ball is experimenting with the creation of architectural biodegradable sculptures like lamps, toy bricks, tanning boot, columns from soluable fiber, string, woven yarns and wild flower seeds combining different forms. He is experimenting with colors and quantifying the properties of the composite, nontoxic material in order to be used as a design material.

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Designing Waste

BY LAMIS HARIB
IN SHARJAH

Lamis Harib elaborates on her passion to design everyday waste working as a designer and how we as humans shoud thrive in our designated ecosystem. She came up with a new waste model and her own business in biodepacking and packaging.

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A Brief History of Jewelry

BY CALLA GOLD
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 04, 2015

Calla Gold, owner of Calla Gold Jewelry a Santa Barbara, CA based jeweler, has been a "Jeweler without Walls" since 1983. Specializing in custom jewelry design, wedding rings, jewelry restoration and revitalizing of unworn and under worn jewelry, she helps her clients select jewelry that fits their distinct lifestyle, career, face and body shapes.

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I Refuse to Waste!

BY DILIA SHAMAEVA
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 21, 2015

In Russia environmental waste sorting is not so popular as in Europe or in   United States. Inspired by the example of the prudent Europeans and Americans, Dilia Shamaeva decided to create her own project in Ufa: "I refuse to waste." 

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Making Stuff

BY MADELINE ELLIS
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 20, 2016

Madeline Ellis shares musings on making the stuff of life, growth, connection, contribution, and fulfillment.

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The Fun Side of Waste Management

BY IAN DOMMISSE
@ VOL 45 ON AUG 15, 2017

Why is waste management only ever seen as a chore/headache/mission? What if it was rather about fun and games, creativity and curiosity? Over the last 3 years the EcoBrick Exchange has tested out various approaches of implementing self-sustaining waste economies, and the journey has been colorful, bright and worth sharing. Ian Dommisse explains.

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Jewelry Design across across countries and continents

BY AMINA RIZWAN
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 11, 2017

A recipient of Fulbright Scholarship and TEDx fellow, Amina Rizwan is a graduate of MFA in Metalsmithing from Cranbrook Academy of Arts in Michigan, USA. Currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Jewellery Design and Gemological Sciences at Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, Lahore, Amina’s practices have extended to teaching, making, research and speaking about critical and reflective investigations pertaining to crafts, jewelry and objects within contemporary and historical contexts. She is also a writer for Art Jewelry Forum, a scholarly magazine and foremost authority on establishing critical discourse on contemporary jewelry and objects across countries and continents.

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Where Creativity Clsters

BY ELISE DAVIS
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 19, 2018

The evolving journey of craft and creativity can be a winding road. Elise Davis shares her experiences from the love of accessorizing her cats as a kid to the real world of fashion design and on to her current pursuits as the owner of her jewelry business, Clster.