Interview with emerging designer, Sophie Wilkin. 

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10/04/17:Brief four, DESIGN PROCESS, PART ONE.

Over the weekend, I initiated some sketches and mock ups of how the jewellery could look when strung together. In my first drawing process, I thought of each shell as the main focal point on the necklace, with the smaller shell elements being what forms the string around the neck. The smaller parts would offer a line of balance that lead toward the larger, heavier shell that would rest directly on the wearers upper chest.

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27-30/03/17: Brief Three, MAKING PROCESS, PART TWO.

Over the weekend, I made a trip to Spotlight and bought some MDF board and card to use for my final pieces. I have chosen to make up the Maui dolphin and yellow-eyed penguin couple. I feel that these two creatures truly celebrate a slice of native marine life in New Zealand and would like to make these images as they connect to what it means to be local to me. I really have a great love for the ocean and it has played a big part in my life.

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Global to Local; Brief One Research


This afternoon we were introduced to our first brief of the year; Global to Local. The synopsis of our brief is to select a form of media from the list provided and then format our research around it. The physical outcome – a design object – should reflect our gathered research. In total, we should have 2 global and 2 local avenues of accumulated information/made work.

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