Rob Elford is currently a  resident at Somerset House as a Maker with a Mission at Makerversity.

Rob Elford received an MA scholarship from the University of the Arts London in 2010. Rob then went on to win the Preziosa Young 2013 prize, awarded by the Italian Academy of Jewellery.


Their work has been exhibited internationally including in London, Paris, Florence and in museums and galleries like the Louvre, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Korea, the Beijing International Art jewellery Biennale and the Inhorgenta Munich.


Their work has been featured in books and major print and online publications such as Hi-Fructose, Elle China, Vogue IT, LOVE magazine, Madame Figaro, and Another Magazine among others. 


Rob has also had a background in academia, working as a senior lecturer teaching MSc Applied Technologies and BA Fashion Accessories Design and Prototyping at Ravensbourne (London).

Selected Exhibitions:


  • Body & Mind Seen & Unseen, The Nation Centre for Craft & Design (Sleaford): February 2020

  • Exploring 3D Printing: Exhibition, Bell House (London): May 2019

  • Profile, Ma-Wah Gallery (London): September 2018

  • Catwalk and Static Exhibition in Collaboration with Rick Lee, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (Korea): January 2016

  • Joyeria Contemporary 2014 (Barcelona and Madrid): October 2014

  • Featured designer on the main fashion catwalk at the 3D Print Show Live (London and Paris): November 2013

  • Exhibited as featured designer at 2013 China Creative Design Exhibition (Shanghai): October 2013

  • Beijing International Art jewellery Biennale (Beijing): September 2013

  • Preziosa Contemporaries (Florence): July 2013

  • Inhorgenta (Munich): February 2013


Selected Features and Publications:


  • Hi-Fructose: New Contemporary Fashion Book: 2018

  • Cover of Not for Print magazine: Volume #01: 2017

  • Swarovski Gemvisons Trend Directions: 2016

  • LOVE magazine: modelled by Kendall Jenner: 2015

  • Elle China 6-page spread and interview: 2014

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Photographers: Roxane Grant, Danny Baldwin, Jayden Tang & Josh Jones

Make Up: Lana Chikhireva, Erin Kristensen, Di Green

Models:  Kamila Nowak, Chris Machari, Kevin Mcaulay & Sinclair Bransby Williams