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Concrete is a pretty amazing material. Form Matters explores the dual nature of concrete — of how it can be used to create architectural masterpieces meant to last hundreds of years to wearable, everyday accessories. It examines the overlapping nature of architecture, art, and fashion.

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Designed by Liani Douglas for Douglas & Company, the accessories consist of simple lines with subtle tension. Their subtle geometric forms are reminiscent of architectural pieces, such as concrete pipes and culverts, but with a cantilevered plane.

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The bracelets are a concrete mix of 40% sand and 60% Portland cement and water. Hand-cut brass plates top it off, with its smooth surface counterbalancing the irregular concrete surface.

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After surviving a quarter life crisis, Nanette went from working in healthcare canadian meds to pursuing her loves of design, food and writing. During the day she works in social media marketing, by night she writes for Design Milk. You can find more of her work at nanettewong.com.