The designs are the creation of Professor Glenn Lewis, Product Designer and Artist. Professor Lewis has a decade or more experience in West Africa, working with Aid to Artisan Ghana (ATAG) as well as visiting lecturer at the University of Legon and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). Professor Lewis was the first to introduce 3D Printing in sub saharan africa with the installation of the Solidscape T-66 high precision printer in the ATAG Media Lab which he was instrumental in establishing. Professor Lewis established a series of 3d digital product modeling, jewelry modeling and 3d printing courses. He engaged in a number of projects with ATAG including the creation of the pre-visualization digital design system for Kente Weavers. Another project was the digital production of the Adinkra symbol font, which was given to schools, technical institutes and Universities throughout the country.
The Adinkra symbols captured Professor Lewis' imagination from his very first visit to Ghana. This website is a testament to the inspiration of these iconic symbols and his interpretation into sculptured artifacts of jewelry.
Professor Lewis received special recognition from ATAG and KNUST. . . ” In recognition of the significant contribution made by you towards the growth and realization of ATAG's goals but more especially the introduction of computer aided design, ATAG wishes to put on record its profound gratitude for the pioneering and innovative role that you have played over the years. . .”
the late Mrs. Bridget Kyerematen-Darko, Executive Director Aid to Artisan Ghana
The technology of digital sculpting and 3d printing has facilitated the production of our magnificent jewelry artifacts which populate these pages and are absolutely original in their conception and will serve as enduring heritage artifacts for generations.