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4 Things To Know About Cairo-based Jeweller Jude Benhalim
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It all started with a project. Like Kenyan designer, Brian Kivuti, Jude Benhalim was sent down her design path by a requirement from her high school. Her task was to complete a creative design of her choice. Fascinated by jewellery,...
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What DOES Contemporary Jewellery Mean Anyway?
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‘How would you describe your style?’ As a designer, you’re probably going to hear that question throughout your career. Thankfully there are terms in jewellery lingo that can help summarize what category your work falls into. Some of these terms,...
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Planet Soles: How Shoe & Footwear Design Are Giving Back
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You can’t deny it. From the stream of documentaries such as the Inconvenient Sequel and Before the Flood (The one by Leonardo Dicaprio) to the UN. Framework Convention on Climate Change. (UNFCCC) adopting the Paris Agreement, the planet is in trouble....
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Walking In 3D: Get Inspired By These Shoes Printing The Way Forward
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When you talk about fashion and innovation, 3D technology is never far behind. With its products increasingly permeating how we approach concepts and design, it was bound to make its way into a multitude of varying industries. In our Fashion...
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The Whimsical and Wonderful Pieces of London Fashion Week Fall 2017
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“There are different forms of resistance. Sometimes just the fact that one continues to do what one is doing is also a way of speaking out for something,” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This quote beautifully describes what seems to have been...
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TDS Designer Focus: Le Collane Di Betta
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Someone once said that jewellery, like biographies, is a story that tells the many chapters of our lives. What better way to punctuate that than with statement pieces that border on art? Elisabetta Capolino, with her rich Italian design background...
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TDS Designer Focus: Njema Helena
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Stories are powerful. Fashion brands are constantly being advised to share their stories with consumers, and the world, for a good reason. The human mind has a way of taking an evocative story and processing it in deeply affective ways...
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Recycled Polyester: Answer or Menace?
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“Wearing polyester feels about the same as going about your day in a plastic bag,” ~ Bridget Eastgaard, After Grad Life Blog That seems to be almost any fashionistas sentiment should you dare to offer them a 100% polyester piece...
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Fashion Film | Think Loud: Future Fashion by i-D Magazine
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There was a time when online shopping was considered a bizarre concept. Absurd, right? However, as Net-a-Porter founder - Natalie Massenet - mentions in the video below, it was only 16 years ago that she had to convince people that...
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FASHION FORWARD: to be or not to be 3D
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Gone are the days where 3D meant your mum finally got you the flip book with the fancy glasses that made the pages move. Created in 1984 by Charles Hull, 3D printing has definitely been around the block, but when...
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Design and Metamorphosis: Larissa Muthoni tells her story and her brand Zamoyo [Part I] #TDSCity2CoastSeries
Design and Metamorphosis: Larissa Muthoni tells her story and her brand Zamoyo
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Larissa Muthoni is the founder and designer of the brand, Zamoyo. Conceived in 2002, legally registered in Tanzania in 2011 and registered in Kenya in 2012, Larissa started this brand out of a need to add more color to her...
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Merry and Yonathan - Designer Duo Behind Zeebaan Designs #tdsvoices | Zeeban Designs Interview with the The Designers Studio.
Zeebaan Designs | Accessorize Yourself with Living Beauty
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Freshly made mint tea, cookies, relaxed artistic studio and great company was the setting for our interview with Yonathan, one of the designers behind Zeebaan designs. Zeeban Designs Interview with the The Designers Studio. Image (c)TheDesignersStudio2014 Ethiopian and Eritrean born...
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