MUJI recently hosted an exhibition featuring Japanese craftsmen at the Fifth Avenue Flagship Store named “Tatazumai”, which can be translated as “shape” or “atmosphere”.
Markku Salo is a Finnish designer and artist who makes works of art from glass, he produces objects that are both sculptural and functional with a creative twist.
Often you see very generic pictures of craftsmen, which are flat and quite basic, but Andrew Montgomery has been able to take fantastic photographs of makers in his ‘Artisan’ series.
Czech designer Rony Plesl specialises in glass, he’s been able to link craftsmanship with industrial design, making objects that will stand the test of time and reach the wider public.
The Arturo Alvarez studio have been designing and manufacturing beautiful lighting for over 20 years at their workshop near Santiago de Compostela, in the northwest portion of Spain.
Design studio Kneip, consisting of designers Jørgen Platou Willumsen and Stian Korntved Ruud, take a subject and explore it in more detail. This is a showcase of their Weathered series.