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Fine Jeweler DARIA DE KONING & Artist-Illustrator HAPPY MENOCAL Debut Creative Collaboration
Art, Design & Jewels, Oh My! Daria de Koning & Happy Menocal Collaborate on Limited Edition Stationary Set, to be release in time for Holiday 2012
The celebrated jewelry designer commissioned illustrations of a selection of her most notable works, and the delightful results will be printed as a limited edition of 200 stationary sets.
Designed and printed in the USA, the A6 folding notecards (4-5/8” x 6-1/4” folded; 9-1/4” x 6-1/4” flat) are of high-quality, medium weight, bright white stock with slight texture finish.
The notecards will be available on www.dariadekoning.com at $20 per set, which includes 6 illustrated notecards and 6 envelopes in de Koning’s signature red.
DARIA DE KONING
Critically acclaimed jeweler Daria de Koning is formally trained as an artist and graphic designer at Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Art in 2002. She holds a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America, and cut her teeth with a world-renown Italian jeweler before launching her eponymous collection in 2006.
Ms. de Koning’s refined designs are known for being both striking and graceful. Her eye for the unusual and her extensive resources for high-quality and unconventional gemstones are manifest in her sophisticated jewelry, including hand-rendered, one-of-a-kind creations.
In addition to bespoke pieces and custom commissions, Daria de Koning designs & creates her eponymous fine jewelry collection, which has been featured in numerous publications, including The Financial Times’ How to Spend It, The Huffington Post, Martha Stewart Weddings (for which she consults as a jewelry expert), New York Magazine, Marie Claire, O: The Oprah Magazine, Brides, Town & Country Weddings, Veranda and Women's Wear Daily.
For more information about Daria de Koning Fine Jewelry, please visit www.dariadekoning.com.
Happy Menocal is an illustrator and fine artist who lives in New York City.
Her work has been featured in national publications such as Town & Country, Vanity Fair, House Beautiful, and online in VOGUE, Daily Candy, and Martha Stewart Weddings, among others. Retail clients include J.Crew and Stubbs & Wootton, for whom Happy created the current advertising campaign and website illustrations.
Happy Menocal original works are available at select Jonathan Adler stores.
For more information, please visit www.happymenocal.com.
PRESS/ RETAIL INQUIRIES
For more information about the Daria de Koning - Happy Menocal collaboration or to request a quote/interview, please contact Kaitlin Thanhauser Flynn at 917.903.5043 or firstname.lastname@example.org.