joshua demonte: architectural jewelry joshua demonte: architectural jewelry
feb 07, 2010

joshua demonte: architectural jewelry

joshua demonte is a philadelphia based jewelry designer who models his works after architectural elements. demonte uses classical architecture as a basis for his works, which in his view activate the space surrounding the body and alter the viewers perception of the wearer. his pieces includes necklaces modeled after aqueducts or bracelets based on classical cathedrals. rather than working with the establish embellishments of jewelry objects, demonte chooses to uses architecture as a frame of reference.

  • that’s bad design

    alt-F4 says:
  • yeah right i’ll wear a guggenheim as a hearing!=D stupidest jewelry ever!

    Q says:
  • Awful!

    Lica says:
  • great job 🙂 jewelry it’s something more than we expect 🙂

    Seitaishogun says:
  • lol

    hahaha says:
  • Nice, agree with Seitaishogun.

    Maybe stupid as a product design, but not in fashion.

    G says:
  • c’mon guys this is a good design if you will go ti a custume party, or you are in a big carnaval, just for the performance

    rageforst says:
  • this is not jewelry inspired from architecture, it’s architecture as jewelry. Copy+Paste (in this example) is not a very clever choice and it creates grotesque objects.

    i accept the idea of using features of architecture in other objects of design, but it seems as if this project took the short root. the absence of design research is noticeable to the naked eye and this is a good example of unbearable lightness of using the computer and a 3D printer.

    alt-F4 says:
  • This isn’t the strongest work…needs more thought to push the idea to make it more interesting & creative.
    I agree with the other post, this is architecture as jewelry, not inspired.

    I could see Lady Gaga wearing one of these pieces, maybe the spiral cuff or cathedral bracelet…

    emm says:
  • Since when has fashion been expected to be practical? I think these are stage pieces… and of course you are not going to wear it to the grocery store.. or even out on the town. But they are beautiful and thoughtful and I love the adaptation of architecture to fit the body.
    Well done!

    MEA says:
  • awesome work. i would definitely wear this work. it’s original and innovative

    katie keller says:
  • Very original. I really like it. The pieces could be good for people to wear to a ball.

    UnknownKnight says:
  • quite creative items! Unexpected innovative design…. but its size not allowed people to normally wear anytime….
    as rageforst said, should only be at some custom party haa…


    mei mei page says:
  • WOW !! love it ! TERRIFIC ! 🙂
    see my page on my contemporary jewelry blog :

    filomene66 says:

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