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(Archive) Diamond Makers Lab

'Diamond Makers' is a hybrid between a lab and a tailor-made retail experience, creating custom diamonds composed of unexpected items.

This project was part of DDW 2020
Store Front — © Hannah Brandes

This project explores radical new future scenarios for fashion where, meaning, luxury and narratives take new form. Diamond Makers explores this area by exploiting the possibilities of already existing science, to fabricate lab-grown diamonds using a wide selection of surprising sources.

Lab-grown diamonds grow under high temperature and pressure. They are formed from carbon which can be isolated from most types of organic ash. But maybe the diamond is, in fact, inconsequential or at least less significant than the meaning emerging from t

Diamond Sources: Range

Selection Process — © Hannah Brandes

Prototype: Diamond from my mum's cake

Interior design: Lab