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ROCKS: Swarovski Design Biannual
Autumn/Winter 2009

Edited and produced by Violette Editions
and published in 2009 by Swarovski
Corporate Communications

Designed and art directed by See Studio
112 pages plus a 16-page pull-out poster
by Arik Levy
27.5 x 20.8 cm
ISSN: 1758-3691

This bespoke publication for Swarovski's creative office in London focuses on the deeply forged kinships with both established and new talent in contemporary design, those who push the boundaries of concept, and who use Swarovski crystals in fashion, art, jewellery and costume.


Origins: Arik Levy's light projections
Osmosis: Suzanne Trocmé immerses herself in the virtual world of Arik Levy and his installation for Swarovski Crystal Palace at the 2009 Salone de Mobile. Photographed by Greg White
Cry Wolf: Jeweller Stephen Webster writes about his first pieces for Atelier Swarovski and his new London shop. Photographed by Leandro Farina
Gothic Geometry: Atelier Swarovski collection A/W 2009 photographed by Jason Pietra
A/W 2009: Fashion Weeks: Judith Watt surveys crystal on the catwalks of London and New York. Photographed by Morgan O'Donovan & Billa
Rock Chic: A/W 2009 collections photographed by John Akehurst
Highland Gem: Vogue fashion features director Harriet Quick on the emergence of Edinburgh-based designer Holly Fulton. Photographed by Thomas Giddings
Light Opera: Benjamin Seidler takes aim at Robert Wilson's collaboration with Viktor & Rolf on costumes for Weber's melodrama Der Freischütz. Photographed by Lesley Leslie-Spinks
Curtain Call: News features from the worlds of fashion and Swarovski
Interviews: Indigo Clarke talks to Diane von Fustenburg and Alexander Wang

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