2012 Architizer Blog: “3-D Printing Turns Jewelry into Wearable Art” by Samuel Medina (03 March) - New York NY
Kevin Wei featured on Architizer and the Architizer Blog.
(his) works represent a unique class of “techno-luxurious” jewelry that draws on the rich legacy of lasting cultural artifacts, such as Byzantine mosaics, whose dense, interwoven geometries are evident in Wei’s own “Cosma Silver Bangle“. In this way, Wei’s jewelry inhabits a role role akin to architecture’s own, in the sense that the pieces both record cross-generational stories from the past and casts them anew for a high-tech context.
Kevin Wei makes intricate silver jewelry using a 3D printer and traditional metalworking techniques.