Ethereal Adornments by Maiko Takeda
Maiko Takeda is a milliner and jewellery designer born Tokyo, she moved to London in 2005 to study first a BA in jewellery design at Central Saint Martins, followed by a Masters in millinery at the RCA. Her interest lies in creating ethereal adornments to the body. Environmental influences such as shadow, wind and gravity create an experience of wonder and bewilderment for the adorned. The form of her work itself can never be its sole feature as the extra element is always seeking to transcend the expectations of the wearer as part of the work.
The adornments consist of transparent plastic spikes tinted with colour gradients at the bases and tips, which are held in place between sections of acrylic joined by small silver rings.
Courtesy: Maiko Takeda