Meet Jorge Morales - Elegant Jewelry with a Twist
Spanish jewelry designer Jorge Morales has been creating his collectible work for 25 years, upon graduation from the Arts and Trades School in Madrid. His work is handmade, and as a result each piece is one-of-a-kind.
Hi Jorge Morales! Tell us about yourself...
Where are you from?
Describe your signature design style in five words.
Subtle, delicate, elegant with a twist and with status.
What's your biggest source of inspiration?
What other art forms inspire your collections?
Do you prefer to follow or subvert trends?
Not to follow.
Do you thrive off of spontaneity or careful planning?
How do you deal with creative blocks?
Do you prioritize aesthetics or functionality?
Which fashion designer do you have the most respect for?
Jil Sander... when she was a designer!
Are your designs connected with or inspired by your heritage?
Yes, they are.
Did you undergo a formal design education?
Do you think collaborations between companies and designers are cash plays or real attempts at innovation?
These are real attempts at innovation.
Do you gravitate more toward designing for men or women?
What first made you passionate about fashion?
Alexandre de Betak fashion shows.
If you had to invent a new color, what would it look like and what would you call it?
Greeblu - a mix of green & blue.
Do you work better alone or on a team?
If you could travel anywhere tomorrow, where would you go?
What is your favorite film?
All Bette Davis movies.
Do you have any rituals when starting a new design?
It's just paper and pencil.
What is your favorite thing to do outside of fashion?
What is your favorite food?
What's your favorite month or season?
If you could collaborate with anyone in the world on a new collection, who would it be?
Dries Van Noten.
What is your spirit animal?
What’s the first thing you do when you wake up?
Drink water and lemon juice.
What is one thing you can’t live without?
If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
To speak 100 languages.
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