Cobalt Snow

Lead DesignerHootan Hamedani
Prize(s)2nd Place in Accessory / Jewelry
Entry Description

From the beginning of the universe, all materials got manifested by amazing orbits of electrons around the core, which is proton and neutrons. this phenomenal in atoms, creates everything around us. Turquoise is one precious stone which has been formed thousands years ago and reminded us the beauty of creation. This jewelry was manifested by the beauty of Architecture in fashion design. Free and smooth movements of the form created amazing and dynamic design. Turquoise stone is the focal point of the design and gives one beautiful feeling of floating in space. Because of this wonderful feeling, the design was name "Cobalt Snow".


Hootan was born in 1972 and started painting at the age of twelve, and Six years later, He found his way to the School of Architecture and graduated in Architecture in 1998. Hootan’s Inspiration in Art not only effected in every aspect of his life and design, but also lead him to distribute it by start teaching in university when he was 21. After 8 years, he was known as a “outstanding professor of Architecture” in Tehran. Hootan moved to United States in 2002 and continued his abilities in Design by establishing his firm “Hootan & Associates".
His Company, Hootan & Associates Design Studio, is specialized in restaurant and hospitality design and was awarded internationally many times in Italy and England and also recognized as the "Best Bar & Restaurant Designer" in the world in 2015.

1998, Architecture, MS (6 years), Beheshti University, TEHRAN/IRAN
2002, Registered Licensed Architect in "ICEO": Iranian Construction Engineers Organization.
Certified LEED® Accredited Professional (LEED® AP)
Registered Design Professional, "Licensed Interior Designer" in the State of California, (CID)