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Lady Grey's Industrial Brooklyn Studio Is a Metal Head's Dream

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Welcome to Open Studio, a Racked feature where we explore the workspaces and showrooms of some of the city's most talented, up-and-coming designers.


Photos by Driely S.

Jewelry designers Sabine Le Guyader and Jill Martinelli first met while studying Sculpture and Metals at the Massachusetts College of Art, and quickly bonded over the fact that they both have a background in prosthetic dentistry. In 2009, their label Lady Grey officially launched. The pair currently works out of a romantic-yet-industrial studio in Greenpoint, where music is always playing—from Lou Reed to the Talking Heads to R&B hits of the '90s.

Their line is sold at boutiques like Curve and Owen, as well as Shopbop and dozens others internationally. Sabine and Jill point out that their similar background has actually influenced a few of their designs: they still use dental wax and chrome cobalt in some of their pieces.—Esther Levy-Chehebar

· Lady Grey [Official Site]
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