Merging traditional ideas with digital technology, Kathryn Hinton’s faceted silverware and jewellery explore form and surface using computer aided design software. The ability to use technology as a tool to design and also as a method of manufacture has shaped the style of her work. The pieces are designed in a computer aided design programme to achieve the faceted forms and realised in silver using processes such as Computer Numerical Control (CNC) milling and press forming. Kathryn’s new range of jewellery uses digital engraving combined with traditional enamel to create bold and graphic pieces.
Kathryn was awarded a first class degree in goldsmithing at the Kent Institute of Art & Design in 2003 and was Artist in Residence in the Jewellery & Silversmithing Department in Edinburgh, 2012. She now lives and works in Edinburgh. She has received a number of awards for her work, including the Gold Award for Craftsmanship & Design from the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths.
Public Collections include:
The Goldsmiths’ Company, London; Crafts Council, London; The Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society.