CLIENT: Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim
September til November 1989
An unprecedented number of exhibits by 222 artists and designers from 23 countries was shown as a representation of the uniqueness and variety of artistic jewellery design.
An artistic advisory board was responsible for the exhibition concept. It decided about the exhibition design and selected the exhibits based upon the suggestions of advisors form eleven countries, ensuring international variety.
With large photographs, posters and flags, ORNAMENTA 1 extended right into the city of Pforzheim. The exhibition was complemented by supporting programmes such as symposiums about design culture, jewellery and commerce as well as numerous lectures and workshops.
ORNAMENTA 1 is documented in a 320-page catalogue containing over 220 full-colour images and available in a book trade edition (Prestel-Verlag, Munich).