Cement Chemistry centers on the unique applicability of concrete as malleable resource for jewelry design. The focus is handmade, limited edition jewelry – inspired by raw materiality and geometry – available in bold shapes and colors.
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The designer and architect Elena Kapompasopoulou inspired by the extensive use of concrete, employs innovative design and fabrication techniques, bringing to life aesthetic qualities of materials until now perceived as only rudimentary for building design. The jewelry crack the conventional bond between concrete and architecture and familiarize the human body with a material used until now for construction purposes.
Elena Kapompasopoulou holds a professional diploma from the Department of Architecture from the University of Patras, Greece. Since 2010, she lives and works in New York, where she graduated with honors from the Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from the Columbia University. Her academic, architectural and design work has been awarded, exhibited and published in international press and magazines.