New Accessories from SIWA designed by Naoto Fukasawa

New Accessories from SIWA designed by Naoto Fukasawa

After last weeks feature with designer Masanori Oji, it seemed right to highlight another inspiring Japanese creative in the form of industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa. Although more mainstream, I have numerous books on his works and I’m especially inspired by his collaboration with Jasper Morrison on the Super Normal project. If you’re not familiar with Super Normal, it’s basically the pair …

In the Shop: Handmade Leather Goods & Accessories by Makr

In the Shop: Handmade Leather Goods & Accessories by Makr

I’ve just realised that we’ve had a number of new arrivals in the shop over the last month, but I haven’t really made any of you aware of their presence. Often I get called out for this through email by other readers, so I’ve been trying hard to fit these type of posts in to the schedule on a regular basis. This week I’m highlighting a selection of new accessories that have arrived by Makr …

New Arrival: SIWA Designed by Naoto Fukasawa for ONAO

New Arrival: SIWA Designed by Naoto Fukasawa for ONAO

Anybody else inspired by Naoto Fukasawa? .. hmm silly question we know, which is why we didn’t second chance the opportunity to get his SIWA collection in the shop, because as you will soon see his products are absolutely incredible. Teaming up with Japanese Washi paper maker ONAO, Naoto has produced a series of everyday goods in a material that many of …

Creating Things with Wood & Faulk

Creating Things with Wood & Faulk

If there’s one thing that’s more refreshing than coming across individuals that create things for a living then it’s finding individuals that not only create but strive to inspire others to do so aswell. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been enjoying a handful of tutorial based design sites, take The Brick House for example who have a fantastic collection of do-it-yourself projects to get us motivated to create something ourselves …