Inspiration comes from everywhere and it's often the most unexpected experiences and circumstances which trigger the most creative responses.
Collaborations offer the opportunity to understand other ways of seeing the world and new possibilities. Constraints help to identify what's really important to the design and construction and can be strangely liberating.
Chance conversations often inspire Jo's work. One such conversation with local artist Vidya Thirunarayan, a gifted dancer and potter, led to a great artistic collaboration and a series of one-off pieces of jewellery.