Emerging Designer of the Week: Vanessa Chew Designs

Vanessa Chew Designs
Vanessa Chew Designs

 While pursuing a graduate degree in industrial design at Pratt, Emerging-Designer-USA-Flag2Vanessa Chew wanted to do something responsible with the excess waste from her projects. Her answer was the Roots collection, a jewelry story that shows her minimal and geometric aesthetic that’s both visually powerful, yet simple and grounded in wood.

Vanessa’s Bib Necklace, a natural standout is made by hand at her home studio by meticulously placing sanded and sealed circular cuts on a bed of wool fabric. And, while each shape is different, the overall composition shows that natural imperfections can create the most striking work.

Learn more about this made in New York label at Vanessa Chew Designs.

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