Another week, another influx of amazingly creative and unique designers.
Armed with degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design and interior architecture and design, Andrea Valentini developed a molded textile using polyethylene. The soft, durable textile, called “Bump,” found its way to museums and trendy hotels before becoming the signature feature of Andrea’s handbag line. Carry an Andrea Valentini bag when you want to stand out in a crowd.
Hop Skip & Flutter
Hop Skip & Flutter’s “Merry Go Round” collection of vintage-inspired porcelain jewelry is positively irresistible. Designers Suree and Jan give childhood memories a chic update with hand-painted details and Swarovski crystals. The nostalgic pieces are guaranteed to make you smile.
Alice Menter Jewellery
Jewelry designer Alice Menter creates glamorous, luxurious jewelry using utilitarian materials. Her time spent with the Yao Mien tribe in Thailand inspired her detailed designs. She uses nuts, bolts, zips and other hardware together with gold and silver plating, Alice Menter turns these ordinary objects into, gorgeous jewelry.