James Ganh-Princess X Transformable Fine Jewelry
At Design Interviews
(Excerpt) Interview with James Ganh : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. James Ganh : Jewel Engineer, reinvent luxury. Inspired by love, expressing the idea 'Cross of Fate' .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. James Ganh : Focus on aesthetic and technical beauty.
Challenging traditional and modern crafts skills. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. James Ganh : It has already been develop into a wider range of small jewellery collection. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. James Ganh : 180 hours .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. James Ganh : It was a commissioned project based on a customer's love story. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. James Ganh : Craftsmanship is outsourced, available for wholesale and retail. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. James Ganh : Challenge, creative and most importantly, fun! .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. James Ganh : Nope, but there were only technical advices from the craftsman. .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. James Ganh : High net-worth individuals. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. James Ganh : Functionality, detail, quality, durability and beauty. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. James Ganh : Princess - Every female lover should be treated like a princess on their wedding day
X - symbolise the 'Cross of Fate' and the signature movement and structure. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. James Ganh : Hand drawing and painting, then CAD. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. James Ganh : Transformable or Convertible Fine Jewellery .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. James Ganh : Outsourced technical support .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. James Ganh : CAD and 3D Printing .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. James Ganh : No. Structure & movement research. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. James Ganh : Achieving beauty with functionality and durability. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. James Ganh : This creation has a great romantic beginning and lovely outcome, now it deserves to enter a great arena of beauty contest to gain a lovely result. .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. James Ganh : Patience and determinatio.[ End of Excerpt: Read complete interview with James Ganh on Princess X Transformable Fine Jewelry at design-interviews.com ]
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