Bvlgari, which has long been known for creating jewelry designs that combine unexpected and whimsical materials with precious metals and stones, has launched a collaboration with Anish Kapoor, a world-renowned architect and designer who is credited with redefining contemporary sculpture. For Bvlgari Kapoor designed the latest edition of its B.zero 1 line an informal yet elegant jewelry collection designed around the spiral motif that retails for $ 890. Bulgari’s B.zero1 line, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary, has sold over 1.5 million of pieces to date.For the uninitiated, Anish Kapooris (RA & CBE) a Royal Academician and was made a Commander of the British Empire in 2003. Born 12 March 1954 in Bombay, Anish is an Indian sculptor who has lived and worked in London since the early 1970s where he moved to study art, first at the Hornsey College of Art and later at the Chelsea School of Art and Design.
Anish Kapoor’s award-winning design has been chosen for a London 2012 Olympic Games monument. The 115-meter tall piece, named the ArcelorMittal Orbit, will be placed in the Olympic Park and will be 22-meter higher than New York’s Statue of Liberty.he 19.1 million pound design incorporates the five Olympic rings and will offer visitors panoramic views of London.