Industrial Design by Yenwen Tseng

Industrial Design by Yenwen Tseng

Taiwanese designer Yenwen Tseng has created a selection of functional objects that do not boast, they withdraw in to the background, generating both space and order.

Woodcuts by American Artist Donald Judd

Woodcuts by American Artist Donald Judd

Donald Judd is quite the enigma. He didn’t like to work with his hands, he especially hated the fuss of working with tools or mechanical aids. So why did he experiment with woodcuts?

Functional Silverware by Jacqueline Scholes

Functional Silverware by Jacqueline Scholes

I was fortunate enough to connect with Jacqueline Scholes who provided me with some fantastic imagery and a good idea of her design process, also what inspires her and how she became a silversmith.

Lighting and Objects by Michael Anastassiades

Lighting and Objects by Michael Anastassiades

Mr. Anastassiades, an industrial designer who earned his masters at the Royal College of Art, shares a desire that many, if not most, share on OEN: a innate drive to foster ideas into reality.

Handmade Cutlery by Rieko Fujimoto at OEN Shop

Handmade Cutlery by Rieko Fujimoto at OEN Shop

Japanese metal worker Rieko Fujimoto for example is one that really struck a chord with me. When I first discovered her works I was fascinated by her unique style, also her pursuit of making objects for everyday use.

Hand Blown Glass by Studio Prepa at OEN Shop

Hand Blown Glass by Studio Prepa at OEN Shop

I find the production of glass very intriguing. The fact that there’s certain limits when making glass is an interest to me, the material is notoriously hard to work with and not that simple to conquer as a maker.