Cobble Necklace by Louis Filosa
by Harry / March 7, 2012


Louis Filosa's 3D printed Cobble Necklace has won the FOC Talents Challenge 2011 summer edition which was held in cooperation with designer Ross Lovegrove.



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The summer edition of the FOC Talents Challenge 2011 was awarded to designers who interpreted designer Ross Lovegrove's brief for a vision of "organic essentialism".


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Says Lovegrove about the Cobble: "I find erosion a fantastic provider of form and it could be a metaphor for infinite form."


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"What I also like about this work is the contained object which has an almost tribal quality and something more contemporary in the way it is worn... I like its strength and wearability almost as if emotions can crawl inside and live there... ritualistic."

Says FOC, "The Cobble Necklace is a precious collectible, visually intriguing as a complex piece of jewellery or as a beautiful, organic, and self-contained object."


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Second place was awarded to the Park necklace design by Pekka Salokannel. "The design is inspired by the concept of parks incorporating two separate and distinct styles (man-made and natural scenery) to express their intrinsic beauty."


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"The double faced necklace also has two distinctly unique sides that allow the wearer to express a different mood for different occasions. "It's all about your mood at the moment - which side you love the most" explains Pekka.

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