In Degrade's Spring/Summer 2023 line, the designer focuses on topographic maps, specifically contour-line maps or isopleth maps. Using pigmented biomaterials, with infused hues drawn from foods and plant life, Degrade's multilayered contour-lined jewelry are inspired by climate & weather related maps, diagrams, and patterns of land loss, temperature changes and sea level rising.
Natural and climate-change disasters that are beginning to reach unprecedented levels of damage are all a part of the cycles of Mother Nature reminding us that these striking events commanded by the Mother and the loss of terrain we see, is the beginning of a new cycle, we witness a larger form of degradation that in turn brings in new life.
For more information this collection's research & development, click here to learn about the designer's SS23 Research & Development.
Pigments produced in this collection:
Butterfly Pea Flower
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