We draw inspiration for not our modern jewelry in a number of ways, such as seeing what other creatives are doing. Since both of us have a design-background, we regularly use tools like Adobe Illustrator of Photoshop in our ‘ideation’ phase when we come up with new products.
When we saw this “Real-World” photoshop image, we knew we had to share. There’s a Flickr set of how they put this image of the Photoshop interface using real-life objects:
We also love illustration, which is part of the reason why we started up our Metal for Monsters line — it gave us an excuse to collaborate with some really talented illustrators. The second image that crossed our paths recently is a great illustration by Patrick Moberg: