Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer Asuka Saito ("AS") for their original perspective and innovative approach to design as well as their creative lifestyle, we are very pleased to share our interview with our distinguished readers.
AS : I learned knowledge, standards, and education in gems and jewelry, and obtained qualifications from Gemological Institute of America (G.I.A) And I completed some courses for jewelry making skills at REVERE academy of jewelry arts.
AS : The most thing motivates me to design is loving designing. It is really fun to see the work finished when I start to design from zero.
AS : I design unique jewelry inspired by forms and colors found in nature with a symbol of beauty through the ages. Medium I work with mostly is Swarovski crystal, pearls, and natural stones.
AS : I think good designs to be things that truly enrich people's lives or have the potential to do so.
AS : If I had the time, I would become a confectioner. I love cake decorating, and love to see everybody happy when they meet that cake I designed.
AS : For me, design is how we communicate what an object does, or its function, through its shape or form.
AS : My next step is to make traditional technology and techniques correspond and beyond cultures more with current lifestyles.
AS : I was good with my hands and liked creating something, loved colors, and had a luxuriant imagination when I was a kid. I wanted to express my idea, values, and imagination in design.
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