SMITH GREY
PROFILE

 

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SMITH/GREY uses jewellery as a narrative medium to unlock the imagination; Sophisticated and with a
sense of wonder, this design house uses their unique visual language to create special hand-made pieces.

AWARDS
We are proud and happy that our work has been honoured by the jewellery, fashion and business
industry:

- Professional Jeweller Hot 100 NexGem 2012
- Wolf&Badger Graduate Award for Jewellery 2011
- Theo Fennell RCA ‘Best in Jewellery’ Award 2011
- Matthews Wrightson Starting Your Own Business      Award

ABOUT THE FOUNDERS

Birgit Marie Schmidt / SMITH

Vienna born and raised Birgit Marie Schmidt received her MA in Goldsmithinging and Jewellery at the
prestigious Royal College of Art in London, following a strong urge of working with wearable objects after
being trained as an architect at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna in the Masterclass of Zaha Hadid.  Her father is a silversmith and she experimented in his workshop prior to attending the RCA.

Sofus Graae / GREY

Copenhagen born Sofus Graae has been educated in graphic design in Copenhagen and film post
production in Vancouver and has a diverse background in the creative industry working in Copenhagen, Vienna and London. In his career he has worked on various story driven projects ranging from product design, brand development to management in the movie industry.