About John Wind

John Wind’s ‘Modern/Vintage’ is an inviting and original aesthetic that weaves traditional sentiment with

contemporary style. Inspired by passions for travel, art and iconic style, John’s jewelry is a collage of

stories, mementos, history and friendships.

Each piece reinterprets that connection to the past for today’s women. 

Share John’s fresh take on tradition. Give a gift, start a collection, be inspired and look great!

“I believe that great accessories should…

help you dream, look good, have fun and feel your best!”


Maximal Art is a design house with over 30 years history in the fashion jewelry business.
The company was founded by John Wind, who also serves as the chief artist and designer. Since the 1980’s John and his team have developed and refined a unique, collectible, and uplifting approach to fashion jewelry design. 
Wind’s designs have been featured in numerous magazines and books over the years, including Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, In Style, Oprah, The New York Times, and The Art and Craft of Jewelry by Janet Fitch. His work is in the permanent collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, The Philadelphia Art Museum and the Musée des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. 
Maximal Art has also built a reputation for their ability to design saleable product for a wide range of customers. A core piece of the design house is focused on private label design for customers includingDisney, Vera Bradley, Anthropologie, David’s Bridal, Destination Maternity and many more. 
Company president Robbin Cook has worked with John almost since day one, managing the growth of the company and overseeing its operations. Cook has made it her goal to uniquely position Maximal Art to meet pricing and delivery needs for all customers. To this end, the company has built strategic partnerships with vendors and has the ability to manufacture both domestically and overseas.

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