Santiago Calatrava: Sculpture Into Architecture

Santiago Calatrava: Sculpture Into Architecture

Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava interprets the practice of architecture as a combination of all the arts, and these thoughts are justified when viewing his sculpture works.

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.

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.

Lina Bo Bardi’s Bowl Chair

Lina Bo Bardi’s Bowl Chair

The Bowl chair seen here, designed by Brazilian modernist architect Lina Bo Bardi in 1951. Arper has worked hard to interpret this chair so it’s applicable to modern manufacturing methods, whilst still trying to remain faithful to the original design.

New Feature with Japanese Designer Oji Masanori

New Feature with Japanese Designer Oji Masanori

As you may already know, I don’t really like to rehash old articles for the website. I prefer to bring you something new and unique that is more of a documentation of someone’s work, or working processes, instead of a piece that won’t be of any use in a few months time. One designer that I thought would be a fantastic addition to our feature section is Japanese creative Oji Masanori …

Florian Saul, Furniture Design and Development

Florian Saul, Furniture Design and Development

German designer Florian Saul, his simplistic furniture was right up my street. Not only that, but I liked how he mixed the materials, for example using a cork seat, which gives the stool an interesting appearance.