JCK Asks…Guy Bedarida

The John Hardy creative director is taking the Indonesia-based company to new Bali highs Guy Bedarida spent his childhood moving with his family through a variety of cultural hot spots: Paris, Rome, Florence, Vienna, Tunisia. Now, he finds himself in another artistic haven: As the head designer of John Hardy—a position he's held since 1999—Bedarida lives and works in Bali, supervising the creation of the brand's signature ethnic-inspired, hand-hammered silver designs. We've heard the Hardy headquarters described as an "eco-paradise." No surprise, then, that under Bedarida's watch, a number of jewelry initiatives with an environmental tie-in (supermodel Angela ­Lindvall's recycled metal QVC collection, Angela by John Hardy, for example) have made the company greener than ever. Bedarida's pet rabbit, JoelleAge: 47Number of years in the biz: 25Number of employees you oversee: A team o

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