London-based Slovene fashion jewellery designer Lara Bohinc made her début at the London Fashion Week in 1997 when she founded her Lara Bohinc 107 studio. Today her pioneering accessory design combining metal, plastic, wood and techniques of laser cutting and photo etching has received recognition around the globe. Lara Bohinc was trained in industrial design at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana and got her MA in jewellery and metalwork from the Royal College of Art in 1996. In 1997 she won the New Generation Design Award in London. She has collaborated with Gucci, Exte, Guy Laroche, UNiform, Julien McDonald and Maria Chen among others. She is also currently working as a freelance consultant for Cartier International.