Japanese sculptor Masayuki Tsubota has been on my radar for a few weeks now. I’m especially fond of the textures in his forms, as well as the abstract shapes that he’s been able to create.
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.
Japanese Artist Shigekazu Nagae creates his fantastic sculptures by slip casting porcelain, he then connects the different elements together and joins then to create flowing forms.
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.
Inspired by rice fields, lakes, rivers, islands and water drops, these ceramic works designed by Finnish creative Samuli Helavuo are not only simple but are also functional.
We collaborated with talented photographer Wataru Murakami, who has quite an eye for capturing craftsmen at work, to photograph OEN makers Yuichiro and Satoko Suzuki.