BY MATT CHU
“I draw shapes whenever I see or think of something beautiful. When I have enough sources of shapes and ideas, I combine them into a story to make these loose ends become a collection.” -Olivia
TWININGS 唐寧英國皇室御用茶不斷致力於將淬鍊三世紀的茶藝專業轉化為現代時尚生活型態。今年在擁有台北最美麗風景的華山文創園區打造出「唐寧茶饗全感空間 Twinings Inspiring Space」，於11/10（週四）正式登場。唐寧茶致力於英國茶文化與台灣現代生活的結合，希冀能為台灣當代緊湊的生活步調，帶來緩和的空間。珠寶設計師 Olivia Yao 為呈現 TWININGS 歷經三世紀的複合花果的調茶技藝，以多元媒材、結合異文化之意象，表現出沖茶時茶葉緩緩舒展、靈動沉浮於金黃色茶湯的美好瞬間，設計出專屬於 TWININGS 的裝置藝術「時光淬鍊」。(繼續閱讀…)
In the realm of accessories, Olivia Yao’s jewelry and Anni King’s bags were winners. After graduating from the School of Jewellery in Birmingham, designer Olivia Yao proceeded to launch her own brand with stores now in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Her elegant jewelry can be worn multiple ways as gemstones can be mixed and matched with the simple release of magnets. Utilizing mother of pearls, African rubies, and other dazzling gems in her work, Yao hones in on a lavish bohemian vibe in long gold chains and “floating” rings. When wearing Yao’s jewelry, one is transported to an exotic land of sophistication and adventure. (Read more …)
Olivia Yao is a Taiwanese designer known for her elegant design that integrates tenderness of the East and innovative spirit of the West. Infatuated with the splendor of precious stones, Olivia is dedicated to creating jewellery designs that blend contemporary trends with timeless sophistication. Influenced by Art Nouveau, Olivia appreciates the natural uniqueness of each and every piece of material, and seeks to uncover the glamour of precious stones with refined artistry. As a global trekker, Olivia draws inspiration from her travels, and integrates these adventures in creative themes.
We spoke to Olivia to find out why she is looking forward to In bed With Designers, our upcoming design event at the Ovolo Southside Hotel in Hong Kong, and which beautiful jewellery designs she will be exhibiting there. (Read more … )