Tiffany announced that it has appointed Francesca Amfitheatrof
as Design Director with immediate effect. Francesca Amfitheatrof
will oversee design of all Tiffany product categories. Amfitheatrof's background is as a jewellery designer and silversmith. Her designs have been sold internationally, including at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Colette in Paris
She has also developed jewellery for fashion brands, including Chanel, Fendi and Marni.
In addition, she has acted as an art consultant, curator and advisor for major collections and private individuals. Most recently, she served as the founding partner of RS&A, a London-based agency representing contemporary artists. She is a graduate of Royal College of Art, Central Saint Martins and Chelsea Art School.
"Tiffany has a brilliant legacy of legendary style and design. When we combine this legacy with Francesca's passion for jewelry and craftsmanship we have an exciting opportunity to interpret Tiffany in a new way for the modern, global consumer,"
said Michael J. Kowalski, chairman and CEO, Tiffany & Co.
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