Ted Noten is a Dutch jewelry designer and conceptual artist that creates distinguish fashion accessories incorporationg unusual objects in it.
He is especially known for his Turbo Princess pendant featuring a mouse wearing a small pearl necklace, and his solid acrylic handbags and suitcases containing guns. A broad spectrum of galleries and museum collections all over the world represent his oeuvre. Since 2005, the studio ATN has extended its jewellery creations towards interior design projects, installations and commissions for both private collectors, cultural organisations and art institutions.
The studio embraces a contemporary form and material language that invites its audience to question the ideals of art and design, and to embrace a contemporary creative community. Atelier Ted Noten maintains a keen interest in developing materials, a disciplined ability to discover new working methods, and a versatile conceptual framework that has the ability to quickly acquire current information.
Atelier Ted Noten believes that there is a need for people to be activated and excited by art and design on a visceral scale. ATN was founded on the idea that in order to take on big projects with success, a skilled hardworking team is necessary.
He already collaborated with Prada and Louis Vuitton to create some artistic bags.
Author: Paula Carvalho