The Future Will See You Now
Here’s a possible solution to our planet’s energy crisis: jewelry that would harvest and store human energy.
It doesn’t actually exist yet, but as CNET reports, it’s a fascinating concept devised by Jerusalem-based artist and designer Naomi Kizhner. Called Energy Addicts, the conceptual jewelry would pierce wearer’s skin to collect their energy, which could then be transferred to other devices.
Though Etsy sellers may no longer peddle drugs or sell racist dolls without provoking a Change.org petition, they’re continuing on with heads held high in the adorkable tradition of selling mildly creepy DIY products. A new trend gaining popularity, according to the Daily Mail, is refashioning breast milk into jewelry, because of course.
First came the Dens and Naveen’s Gap billboard, then David Karp’s Uniqlo ad, and now the photogenic founders of New York startups are showing in jewelry campaigns.
A new black-and-white series of portraits from DANNIJO, the social media savvy jewelry line, features both Foursquare’s Naveen Selvaduari (well, his hand at least) and LearnVest’s Alexa von Tobel, along with celebrities like Questlove.