Andrea Panico

Pico Design - Andrea Panico

"We're all building something. We create foundations and we build frameworks, layers, and connections in our lives that make us unique. I create jewelry that is a simple counterpoint to our complex lives and provides a foundation to reflect individuality."

Andrea Panico, founder of creative studio Pico Design, is an industrial designer inspired by both the large scale of architecture and the small scale of jewelry. She melds the two together in a collection often referred to as modern heirloom jewelry. The company name, "Pico," short for the Italian word piccolo, celebrates little things for the big impact they have in our lives.

Panico's jewelry is designed with care and intent. Her process combines her training in industrial design with her experience in jewelry making, bringing traditional and modern methods together. Using a combination of hand fabrication and 3-D modeling, Panico creates prototypes in her Montclair, New Jersey, studio. Pieces are made to order using both cast and fabricated elements.

Andrea Panico has a background in architecture and industrial design, and as such, brings a unique perspective to her work. She has held design positions at West Elm, Clodagh Design, and Studios Architecture, among others. Panico earned a Master of Industrial Design degree from Pratt Institute, where she also studied jewelry. She earned her undergraduate degree from Cornell University.

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Capuchinas Bracelet
Silver or Brass Bracelet

by Andrea Panico
$ 240 - $ 320
Ribbon Earrings
Silver Earrings

by Andrea Panico
$ 100
Box Earrings
Gold & Silver Earrings

by Andrea Panico
$ 84
Agnes Earrings
Silver & Brass Earrings

by Andrea Panico
$ 80
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
American Craft Council Show (juried), Baltimore, MD, ACC, 2018
Accent on Design (juried), New York, NY, NYNOW, 2008-2017
Collections
Moth/Butterfly Collection, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2018
Arms and Armor Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2018
Frank Lloyd Wright Collection, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, AZ, 2013