We were so excited to become familiar with the bold creations of Be Dogon
at this past JA New York Special Delivery show! Crafted in horn, bone, ebony and sterling silver, the collection was initially born out of the designer’s passion for African dance, which she began practicing as a teenager, and which led her to embrace other aspects of African culture. With a commitment to eco-sustainability, designer Be Diem Nguyen Domingo is also proud to be able to provide better-than-average-wage employment to the multitude of artisans with whom she works.
JA New York: 5 words that best describe your brand DNA?
Be Diem Nguyen Domingo: African-European, natural, bold design jewelry
JA New York: What’s your trade show uniform?
BD: Black and simple
JA New York: Go-to news source?
JA New York: Guilty pleasure?
JA New York: Tech must-have?
BD: None, mobile phone for work only….
JA New York: Favorite Cities?
BD: Mopti in Mali West Africa, and Harlem in New York City
JA New York: Your most prized possession?
BD: I don’t own anything, but the full joy of life every day.
JA New York: If you had a Super Power it would be….?
BD: Beam myself wherever I want in a second and bring food to everyone who needs it.
JA New York: You have a one-way ticket, you’re going…?
BD: Dogon Land, Mali, Westafrica, the most divine and magic place on earth
JA New York: Won’t leave home without _______?
BD: A smile, it will give you good vibrations for the day….
JA New York: Dream celebrity client?