The aim of the design was a stone-like appearance and the final result is pretty realistic. Isn’t it? Jewelry is instead her most recent passion. “IJ_Industrial Jewellery is my latest project and is inspired and produced by industrial machine parts. The industrial Jewels are worn for personal adornment of the body. They enhance the physical appearance of delicate body parts thanks to a multitude of industrial artefacts.” Also in making jewelry, Martina was very focused on recycling scraps in order to give them a second chance. Small scratches and imperfections show the previous life of those materials. The jewels are high-polished and gold plated in order to keep a perfect un-oxidized polished surface. Martina has a strong identity as a designer and a very determined character. “I am trying to redefine the boundaries of architecture, objects and atmospheres. I believe there is a high quality in creating that can catch the viewer’s senses. I see architecture, visual arts, design and philosophy as unity in order to create sustainable techniques and ways of thinking for the future. Furthermore, I am aiming for perfection in form, visualizing philosophies and craftsmanship in a tactile way, while being a source of inspiration for others. As a creative, I have the freedom to choose from all kinds of genres. As a designer, you can work with food, textiles smell, with basically anything. Even a poet is a designer of words. Telling stories, finding new challenges, creating experiences.” There was no better way to conclude this article than quoting Martina. If we tickled your curiosity, remember that Martina is going to take part in the next edition of the Dutch Design Week.
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The Design Pot mag in September 2015. The Design Pot was an English-speaking magazine committed to independent interior design and emerging creatives.
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