Lina Maria Avendano

Lina Maria Avendano

Industrial & Jewellery Designer

George Brown College

I was born in Medellin, the fashion city of Colombia; from my childhood, I began to relate the world of design and art as a lifestyle. My grandmother, a Spanish literature professor with great passion for porcelain painting, was the match that sparked my passion for art, literature and design, love for beauty and functionality. In 2004, I began my studies in Industrial Design at the Pontificia Bolivariana University (UPB), a  place where I found the magic that holds the Jewellery.  In 2013, Lina studied Jewellery Arts at George Brown College.

Digital Innovation + Jewellery

25 Dockside Drive

Advances in science and engineering act as catalysts to the creative arts.  Jewellery has been viewed as a craft using very traditional process requiring years of hands-on- training. However, technological advances such as 3D printing, modelling and computer aided design have started disrupting the jewellery making process. In this panel, we look at how the […]

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