Founded by two metal artisans, Yang and Zhan, 51 E JOHN emerged from their shared passion while studying Jewelry Design as roommates.
As they journeyed forward, 51 E JOHN evolved into a living canvas of their diverse experiences and inspirations. These artists double as modern-day archaeologists and deconstructionists, breathing new life into elements of human history often overlooked in contemporary design. Their work defies conventional beauty standards, whether it's reimagining dental braces with a chic twist or transforming aluminum's frozen food association into something compelling and unique. The pinnacle of their innovation is found in their deconstructed pieces, where traditional pieces are masterfully reborn in captivating forms.