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Imperial Chess Set

Intellectual Elegance.

Embark on a journey of cultural celebration with the meticulously crafted Presidential gift designed by Imperial College to be presented to other universities, institutions, and VIPs. This project was a collaborative endeavor, marked by close cooperation with the Imperial College executive team to ensure that the gift authentically encapsulates the rich culture, history, and values that Imperial represents.

At the heart of this distinguished gift is a chess set, conceived as a homage to Albertropolis—an area that symbolizes the confluence of history, culture, music, science, and art. Chess, a game revered for its demands on intelligence, strategy, and tactical acumen, serves as a metaphor for the way Imperial students navigate the challenges of the real world. In this intricate game, players strive to outthink their opponents, applying their unique talents to achieve victory.

The chess set stands as a tangible representation of the unique culture of Imperial College, London. Each intricately designed piece mirrors the intellectual prowess, strategic thinking, and competitive spirit that define the approach of Imperial students as they engage with the world around them. This gift is more than a symbolic gesture; it is a testament to the intellectual legacy, cultural richness, and values that Imperial College seeks to share with its peers and distinguished recipients. Prepare to witness a masterpiece that transcends the traditional, echoing the distinctive spirit of Imperial College, London.

We created a laser-etched crystal chess set, symbolising the strategic and intellectual heritage of Imperial College. The design reflects a blend of tradition and modernity, appealing to both chess enthusiasts and design aficionados.

This chess set is more than a game; it's a statement piece that embodies the essence of strategic thinking and elegance, showcasing the college's commitment to intellectual excellence.

Product Design, Research, Artistic Craftsmanship, Strategic Thinking.