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British jewelry designer Annoushka Ducas has introduced the 2019 winner of the Annoushka Award for Excellent Design in partnership with Central St Martins.
For the fourth yr working Ducas offered her award for Excellent Design to a BA jewelry design graduate who has displayed “actual ingenuity and creativity by means of their work”.
This yr’s winner is CSM graduate Diana Jung whose assortment ‘Sense of Belonging’ is impressed by the symbolism of laundry and its duality of being each private and non-private. Jung will obtain £500 in the direction of the event of her work, in addition to enterprise mentoring from Ducas.
“Captivated” by the best way during which intimate objects like underwear, pillow-cases and sheets are each privately used and publicly displayed on a washing line, Jung was struck by the similarity to jewelry the place extremely private objects are worn on the physique in full public view.
A press release by Ducas learn: “Interested in the feel, odor and symbolism of laundry as a tranquilising expertise rooted within the residence, in addition to being captivated by the enjoyment of the method and ceremony of laundry, Diana was impressed to create this delicate and delicate assortment.
“The picture of billowing pillow circumstances hanging on a laundry line left a powerful impression on Diana who perceives pillows as an intimate private possession which is used subsequent to the pores and skin in a non-public area, however regardless of being such an intimate merchandise, they’re incessantly displayed in public.”
It continued: “These concepts and remark impressed a group of pillow kinds that symbolise the nostalgia of an object utilized in private area but designed to be displayed in a public setting by being worn.”