Designer: Amanda Marcucci  

Born in the bustling Italian city of Genoa, Amanda Marcucci seems to be the quintessential bohemian – creative, free-spirited and uninhibited. She started out as a typical ‘70s kid, caught in the rip as the wave of the ‘60s finally broke and rolled back, taking with it a valuable disinterest in conventional behaviour. Nevertheless she was one who always fought the current and spent her childhood travelling, taken by her Tuscan dad and English mum. She was often captivated by…

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Golden Globes 2016: The Glitter

As you know the Golden Globe Awards is an annual event arranged to honour the best in film. The whole shebang was broadcast live on January 10, 2016 from the lavish Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. This year it was as glamorous and exciting as ever. We saw Leonardo DiCaprio granted an award for his painstaking performance as a brutalised fur trapper in The Revenant. We watched the endlessly sweet animation ‘Inside Out’ receiving its just deserts. And yes, Ricky…

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Our Favourite Jewelry Designers From 2015

Last year we saw a number of artisans who exhibited their unique pieces and individual flair for jewellery design. Throughout the year we’ve shared a lot of this wave of new designs, inspired by a range of aesthetic styles, from art deco to art nouveau. Now we wanted to acknowledge the handful of designers that we appreciated most and kept returning to. So, setting the ado aside, here’s three of our favourite designers from 2015, along with a brief insight…

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Delivery by Drone: The Industry Tomorrow

Some people argue that science fiction influences the way we look at science. It’s kind of like how documentaries inform us about the lives of others. Often technological breakthroughs will be derivative and thereby predicated upon previous inventions, both abstract and concrete, which serve to change our perception of what the human can achieve. For example, the Space Age was preceded by a plethora of literature and artwork that helped to generate public interest and inspire everyone involved. The people…

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Gifted Jewelry: Christmas Gift Ideas

This Christmas Eve children will hear the trill of sleigh bells and the clop of reindeer hooves as they prance across the rooftops. Then they sleep dreaming of a rotund Santa Claus miraculously sliding down the chimney with all their favourite toys. Meanwhile adults collapse on the sofa, exhausted, having finally finished hour upon hour of busy shopping, grappling in the midst of aisle-confined wrestling matches and honking endlessly on traffic-choked highways. But it doesn’t have to be like this…

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