Graham Tabor and Miguel Villalobos of 1-100 discuss their work.
If you could describe the 1-100 collection in one word, what would it be?
If your pieces where assigned to a song, what would it be?
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Describe the 1-100 man and woman
What key 1-100 item does every stylish woman need?
The articulated oval ring with tourmaline!!! Everyone needs one.
Is there a book, song or movie that influences you?
Graham: Vladimir Nabokov’s Speak Memory
Miguel: Fritz Lang’s Metropolis
What you do is incredible because it is not just an idea, it’s a concept behind a tangible object. What is the creative experience like for you?
A battle! But sometimes a very poetic one and the casualties are only ideas.
As each piece is only available in limited quantities, do you ever grow sentimental to a specific style or design?
Always… To most of them actually. But we think most people become sentimentally attached to the jewelry they wear, because it’s so personal.
What is a surprising talent you have?
Closet Jocks. Miguel was a swimmer and Graham was a ski racer in high school
What’s your favorite Charlotte Rampling film?
Zardoz … wait … we mean Liliana Cavani’s The Night Porter
What’s next for 1-100?
Our first flagship on Mars. But really…Spring Summer 16 and we’re working on some new exhibitions. And hopefully re-launching the website.
Explore more of 1-100 here
all photography by Ricardo Gomes.