How do you tell someone they’re special when you can’t say it out loud? What do you do when your secret admirer is no longer secret? Unforgettable moments often come about unexpectedly, and once passed, they can never be re-created.
Although it appears simple at first glance, a crumpled piece of paper is actually quite complex, its form determined by the interactions of dozens of folds. It’s easy to create in your hands, but much harder to model and construct.
Skræp is a jewelry concept with a deconstructed form inspired by the futile aesthetics reflected in a crumbled scrap of paper. With LuxMea’s unmatched accuracy in 3D printing procedures, the charm and playfulness of crumpled paper can be recreated in a variety of materials with economic efficiency, allowing it to be enjoyed by consumers at affordable prices.
LuxMea Studios designed Skræp using our own custom-built physics engine. By simulating the same forces your hands apply in shaping a piece of paper, we were able to capture the essence of this complex object.
Of course, realizing the design on the computer screen is only the first step. To bring Skræp to life, we used state-of-the-art 3-D printing technology. This allows us to produce the same crumpled-paper structure in lasting, high-quality materials. Elegant silver, brilliant yellow and white gold, warm and romantic rose gold are shaped in ways that cannot otherwise be achieved using traditional jewelry-making techniques.
In April 2015, the Skræp Pendant won an award in the prestigious A’ Design Competition held in Milan. It was our second award in the competition. We’re very proud of what we’ve achieved, but we’re not done yet, because now we want to make Skræp a part of your life!
We’re producing the Skræp Pendant and Cuff in a variety of eye-catching colors and materials so that you can choose the combination that complements your style. No matter where your day takes you, great design fits all settings and occasions.
We’re also making a toy version of the Skræp Ball in stone, plastic, and steel. Fun colors make it great for display.
Jean & Steven