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Nine Modern Necklaces for the Modern Mom

You mom is like no other, so this Mother's Day, consider giving her unique jewelry by modern jewelry designers. A necklace is always a good choice and with so many options in contemporary necklaces, we've selected a few to help fit your mom's independent spirit.What to get Minimalist Jewelry MomMinimalist mom believes it doesn't take much [...]

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Spring Has Sprung: Modern Emerald Jewelry by Lumo and La Corza

The flowers are blooming, the trees and grass are turning green and this month's featured gemstone jewelry is fittingly the emerald!Kelly, lime, or viridian -- this vibrant spring gemstone adds that slight pop of color to a sleek and stylish modern wardrobe. Here's a glance at some of the emerald looks from indie jewelry [...]

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Naturally Modern

With Earth Day on the horizon, we'd thought we'f focus on the ultimate designer, Mother Nature.  Nothing else we create can match her brilliance, originality and variety. It’s why her work provides the inspiration for so many visualists in all fields.At Visible Interest, we’re of course taken with the modern interpretation of all things natural, [...]

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Portland Style

Decidedly Modern is decidedly West this week, checking out all things Portland, Oregon.We’re inspired by the unique and individualistic, albeit very casual, approach to fashion.Here are some things we'd pile up on for an extended stay: Boyfriend JeansSubstantial bootsArtistic shirtCool anorakDistinctive bagUptown punk jewelryPortland is a mecca for all things handcrafted and the small independent artisan [...]

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A Q&A with designer Michelle Chang

At Visible Interest, we're smitten with the modern charm of Michelle Chang jewelry. Michelle has a knack for putting a cool spin on all sorts of shapes and symbols, from the Crescent Moon Pendant Necklace to the Egyptian Eye Ring with Diamonds. Michelle draws upon the skills she learned as a fine artist, interior designer and illustrator to create what [...]

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Up Next

While we love the end of the year lists that name the best books, movies, images and cultural moments of the year past, what gets us really excited are those lists that look ahead to the trends and ideas that will be guiding us in the year to come. And when it comes to [...]

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A Q&A with Lumo designer, Lucia Mouet

At Visible Interest, we love the stunningly spare look of Lumo jewelry. From the Crossroad Ring to the highly coveted XL Bar Ear Cuff, Lumo jewelry exudes that casual, laid-back Southern California vibe and beautiful handmade simplicity that makes it eminently wearable and the epitome of modern jewelry. Lumo jewelry is the creation [...]

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Three Very Modern Ideas

We all do it.  Think about what we should do differently.  Try to have a modern mindset.  Beyond the “eat healthier, exercise more” commonalities, we’d like to offer up three of our favorite declarations1. Always leave the house looking current.It’s just as easy to throw on those very now slip-on loafer sneakers as it is [...]

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Stack 'em up! The multiple ring trend.

Gone are the days when the fashion set wore a single ring on each hand. Today the trend is more, more, more, with trendsetters artfully piling on rings of all shapes and sizes for a fresh and modern look.Want to get in on the trend? Here’s all you need to know about how to wear [...]

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An Apple for Everyday

So much has been and will be written about the Apple Watch since its unveiling yesterday, but as devotees of all things modern design, we feel compelled to comment.That’s our comment.When we first saw the pictures, we were stunned that this was truly a wearable computer, then thrilled that there will be something so sleek [...]

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