Raine Magazine Summer and October 2012 issue - Page 17
TONY deals of the week - Feb 17, 2012
Selen Design Pop-up
Your commute through Grand Central just got more enjoyable, thanks to jewelry designer Selen Bayrak's temporary shop. The cozy kiosk is decked out with custom-made wood shelves and busts, displaying the hand-cast pewter statement pieces. Easy-to-wear bracelets such as thick, textured cuffs ($35--$70); linked-spiral styles ($40--$55); and chains of tribal-looking oval shapes ($45) will jazz up any ensemble, as will chunky necklaces composed of small, layered pieces of pewter ($95--$125)...
Well and Good NYC - May 2, 2012
Urban Om: A new line of jewelry for the New York yogi
Yoga lifestyle jewelry generally falls into two camps—the crunchy hippie or the lustworthy Jill Platner. But Urban Om, which just launched this month, understands the hip New York yogi, from her chic sense of style to her likely limited budget....
Woman Around Town - March 17, 2012
Selen Bayrak – Creating Bold Designs in Pewter
Jewelry designer, Selen Bayrak, developed her love of design at an early age. She graduated with a BFA in Interior Design at the Fine Arts Academy in her native Istanbul. On her first visit to New York in 1993, when she was still studying design, Selen was amazed at her reaction to the city – it felt both familiar and new. Selene claims it was love at first site. She moved here in 2002 and attended Parsons School of Design for jewelry. Selen started Selen Designs, which produces works of bold design in precious metals, particularly pewter, for discriminating clientele and specialty shops...
The Stylish City - April 9, 2011
Selen Bayrak - Art and Beyond
The Vogue City: What’s the inspiration for your line?
Selen: I’m inspired by abstract forms and shapes in nature and under the sea. Things like architectural salvages and ancient forgery...