Balenciaga Chanel Christian LaCroix emerging designers Hanna Hedman Korean Designer Sculpture Objects and Functional Art SOFA swedish designer Tzuri Gheta Yong Joo Kim

SOFA – The International Exhibition of Sculpture Objects and Functional Art

I stopped by the SOFA (Sculpture Objects and Functional Art) Art and design show which is taking place at the Park Avenue Armory on 67th St for a press preview.  There are over 20 booths showcasing whimsical sculptures, furniture, and fantastic jewelry!  I had a hard time tearing myself away from a booth that featured silicon/silk jewelry created by French designer Tzuri Gheta, who creates pieces that have been worn during runway shows for couture designers like Christian Lacroix, Chanel, and Balenciaga.  Another booth that caught my attention was the Ornamentum Gallery which featured some amazing emerging artists from around the world, including Yong Joo Kim‘s velcro jewelry, and elaborate handmade pieces by Swedish Designer Hanna Hedman.  The show ends on Monday April 23rd and is a must-see for art and design lovers!

Clutch designed by Tzuri Gheta
Love these earrings by Tzuri Gheta
I couldn’t resist trying on this gorgeous red “coral” (actually silicon/silk) piece by Tzuri Gheta

A Tzuri Gheta piece was featured during a Balenciaga show
Pieces by Swedish designer Hanna Hedman
Designer Yong Joo Kim with her eyecatching pieces made from velcro (in gray and black).

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