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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 designers.

Photos by Driely S. for Racked

Digby & Iona designer Aaron Ruff works out of the The Invisible Dog Art Center in Brooklyn, inside a studio that's drenched in natural light, covered with antiques, and filled with stunning diamond rings, wedding bands, signet necklaces, and collections inspired by nostalgia for past centuries (and in some cases, movies from the '80s).

Ruff, who grew up in Maine, says that the studio is always open to visitors who want to come by and check it out. Of the area, he says, "I've been living and working out of Cobble Hill for eight years in different studios and apartments. It's definitely changed a lot, and I'm about to be sandwiched in-between a Rag & Bone and a J.Crew—which was unthinkable a few years ago—but it's still got a great neighborhood vibe."

· Digby & Iona [Official Site]
· All Open Studio Posts [Racked NY]