Working out of LA and San Francisco, Michael Boyd is the owner and maker of Plane Furniture, a company based on the idea that form should function effortlessly.
Formerly a musician, Korean maker Jong-Sun Bahk creates minimalistic furniture of exquisite craftsmanship, having a unique ability to clear away all excess and exclude adornment.
Marc Morro is co-founder of AOO, a small furniture company from Barcelona that aims to make simple everyday objects that explore the functionality in anonymous furniture.
A potter that always gives me a distinct feeling is craftsman Katsufumi Baba, picking up his work makes me think of nature itself, he has a great skill for balancing asymmetry with touch.
This photography by Claudia Garcia-Mauriño really struck a chord with me, in this series her search for simplicity and harmony has been matched well with the Japanese culture.
Titled Mikado, Fredrik has deconstructed the function of a chair, reducing the complex form to a series of horizontal and vertical plane lines that rise from the ground.