Hirashima, who produce furniture in Yanagawa City, Fukuoka Prefecture, utilise unusual shaping and structurally sound engineering in their wooden furniture design.
These furniture solutions, designed by Terence Woodgate for Spanish manufacturer Punt, are both effective and efficient. An exploration in subtraction rather than addition.
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.
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.
The 621 side tables were made as a companion product to the 620 Chair, designed by Dieter Rams in 1962, and have just been re-released by Vitsoe in 2014.
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.