In the Spotlight: An Interview with Wallace Chan Be inspired! Area of Design was honored to interview the iconic jewelry artist, Wallace Chan. Our interview starts with his journey into intricate designed jewelry and carved gemstones, also known as ‘The Wallace Cut’, to his artistic influences. Wallace Chan's Artistic Influences:Michelangelo René Lalique Leonardo da Vinci Piet Mondrian Damien Hirst Salvador Dalí Area of Design is the premier educational resource of art and design showcasing artists and designers worldwide. Features include master artists, interviews, and art exhibitions.