Design Philosophy

“Everytime His Lips Met Mine”… Brooch from the Flight of the Imagination Collection.

Design Philosophy

Suzie’s jewellery work is based around the notion of three-dimensional collage; a juxtaposition of decorative fragments, shapes, and forms, that are inspired by architectural detail and the second-hand furniture discovered in antique shops. During her design process, each individual fragment assumes an identity with its own special tale. However, the metal work also aims to evoke a surreal sense of narrative from the wearer, allowing them to delve into their own individual world of fantasy, fuelled by their own imagination. This concept is echoed in Suzie’s two-dimensional collage work, which encapsulates the essence of surrealism by integrating vintage style fragments and forms to portray a dreamlike story.

Selected Exhibitions

2011 Made in Clerkenwell, Craft Central, London

2011 Art in the Bar – Solo Showcase, Greenwich Picturehouse, London

2010 Christmas Bazaar, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London

2009 Flux Open Studios (as part of Camberwell Arts Week), Vanguard Court, London

2009 Flux On (as part of Coutts London Jewellery Week), Vanguard Court, London

2009 Craftsmanship & Design Awards, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London

2008 New Designers, Business Design Centre, London

2008 Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design Summer Show, London Metropolitan University, London

2008 (un)finished, The Sassoon Gallery, London

2007 Craftsmanship & Design Awards, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London

2006 Designers of the Future, The Cobden Club, London

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