Inspired by Gothic architecture and Japanese Art, LaVladi creates one of a kind pieces from an array of materials. As a designer, I like to experiment with various media and combine them. I see interesting materials for my jewelry everywhere. Even though I started with more traditional materials such as beads and chains, I am drawn to re-purposed and found objects. Thus, some of my items are not only one of a kind; they can't be replicated.
I see jewelry as an expressive vehicle, something that goes beyond its usual conception of a decorative object. I seek innovation. I see beauty in everyday objects and incorporate them into my designs by transforming them. Even though I use some of traditional materials, I prefer to work with odd found objects and re-purposed materials. It fascinates and challenges me as a designer. I live in the process of creating my mini sculptures and collages. A one of a kind…
- Joined August 14, 2011
- San Francisco, CA, United States