ROSH MAHTANI, CREATOR
Are we human because of unique traits and attributes
not shared with either animal or machine? The definition
of “human” is circular: we are human by virtue of the
Interview by Janice Robbins - Portrait by Ewan Johnson
Hi Rosh, you're a highly successful product of the "slashie" generation. What do you say when people ask you what you do?
That's kind. I say that I started a jewelery brand based on Dante, so that I could design, and tell stories through photography and images.
What was the original inspiration behind Aligheri jewelery?
Dante Alighieri - one piece for each poem of the Divine Comedy.
What does a woman in a well-cut suit evoke for you?
I live in an ad-hoc suit - black trousers and a blazer. With sneakers, or Birkenstocks, it's the ultimate uniform, and I think that there is nothing more chic.
What are your top three favorite places EVER to go when you're in London?
Hampstead Heath - Roka - The London Library in St James' Square