The Future of Prosthetics
11 December, 2020

This video from The Guardian shows off some wonderful innovations in prosthetic design, including discussion about designing prosthetics for fashion.

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Rhino 7 Now Available with Subdivision Modelling
26 November, 2020

After only a little more than a year of development, McNeel officially released the latest update to their Rhinocerous 3D software, Rhino version 7!

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Digitally Produced Jewellery – The Academic Studio Jewellery Work of Sofia Hallik & Darja Popolitova
16 June, 2020

Sofia Hallik and Darja Popolitova at the Estonian Academy of Arts have released a fascinating article on digital contemporary jewellery. If you're interested in contemporary jewellery's relationship with digital design, have a look.

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The eRosary – Smart Jewellery Goes Ecclesiastical
21 October, 2019

As part of the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Initiative, they've recently launched the eRosary smart jewellery and associated app. Yes, it's a real thing. And it's rather inventive, actually.

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Ennoble.io plugins In Development for Adobe Illustrator and Rhino
23 September, 2019

Swarovski has recently developed a potentially exciting new series of plug-ins to help jewellers add Swarovski crystals (and other gem stones of all sorts) to their designs. One plug-in is for Rhino, the other is for Adobe Illustrator. They call it Ennoble.io.

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Contraceptive Jewellery Begins Trials
22 May, 2019

Recently UK newspaper the Independent released an article on the Georgia Institute of Technology's trial run for contraceptive jewellery.

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2Shapes – Remote Bespoke Design With Clients Run via Cloud Computing
5 April, 2019

Not too long ago a web service called 2Shapes was brought to my attention. Its premise is an interesting one - remote interactive bespoke design directly with a client. See what I have to think about it.

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Amazon Handmade – Is It Worse Than Etsy?
1 June, 2018

As a follow up to my recent Dark Side of New Technology article, I discovered an article detailing experiences dealing with Amazon Handmade versus Etsy. Definitely worth a read.

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Creating 3D Models in Virtual Reality with Oculus Medium
8 May, 2018

Cinematography Database has recently performed a test run on Oculus Rift's own 3D content and production tool Oculus Medium. It gives a good overview of just what these virtual reality tools can already do. See for yourself.

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In Detail Article – How Instagram Transformed the Jewellery World
4 April, 2018

Not too long ago, In Detail magazine released an article about the effect of new Instagram-based digital PR and marketing strategies on jewellery retail. It's quite a good read.

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