Iris Nijenhuis

Iris Nijenhuis is an Amsterdam-based designer with a passion for laser cutting and a wide interest in experimental shapes and structures. A graduate of the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, she undertook broad research into the use of innovative techniques and set out to extend the value of textile by extracting the essence and adding functionality. By experimenting with laser cutting, she developed a technique in which the fabric is cut into small puzzle pieces. She connects the puzzle pieces manually to create shapes and structures that inspire and serve as the basis for various products. For her accessories collection, she cuts different types of textile by laser. These are washed and dried, then puzzled together into necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Wearers can remove or add pieces to customize the jewelry. 

 

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