Featuring 4 different sustainably sourced wood colours and textures,
Dori includes :
1 strand Old palm wood (bold and dramatic, but light)
1 strand oval shaped, russet coloured bayong wood (beautiful blended in or worn on its own)
1 strand basswood in a buttery soft yellow
1 strand basswood in burnt orange (stunning in every possible combination )
1 30mm gold circle clasp
1 2.7" gold oval clasp
1 link to connect/extend
This special necklace is named in honour of Elizabeth (Dori) Tunstall. Dori is a design anthropologist, public intellectual, and design advocate who works at the intersections of critical theory, culture, and design. As Dean of Design at Ontario College of Art and Design University, she is the first black and black female dean of a faculty of design. She is a recognized leader in the decolonization of art and design education.
With a global career, Dori served as Associate Professor of Design Anthropology and Associate Dean at Swinburne University in Australia. She wrote the biweekly column Un-Design for The Conversation Australia. In the U.S., she taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She organized the U.S. National Design Policy Initiative and served as a director of Design for Democracy. Industry positions included UX strategists for Sapient Corporation and Arc Worldwide. Dori holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Stanford University and a BA in Anthropology from Bryn Mawr College.