An interesting selection of furniture by Japanese designer Yukari Hotta, whose interest in the aesthetic principles of Nordic and Japanese design inspires much of her work.
Kuramoto studios was founded in Tokyo in 2008 by Japanese Designer Jin Kuramoto. He works on various product design projects, but his concept is to focus on the “essence of things”.
Established in 2011 by three female designers, Stephanie Beamer, Crystal Ellis, and Hillary Petrie. Their company Egg Collective creates beautifully engineered furniture and lighting.
Founded by Laurent Bergez in 1939, today Retegui use both engineers and craftsmen to produce complex objects such as tables, stools and other small objects for the home from marble.
Originally from northeast China, Gu Qi moved to Beijing and started to produce some of his designs with the help of a local artisans. Here’s a mixture of pieces from his collection.
I’ve been particularly impressed with Catherine Aitken and her devotion to the creative process, incorporating handmade elements in to a selection of mass-produced products.