Danish based Japanese artist Kaori Juzu crafts by hand what she calls ‘klenodie’, a Danish word meaning artefact, gem, jewel, or treasure. Brooches layered with powdered glass.
Japanese artist Yuko Nishimura creates large scale paper relief sculptures composed of narrow pleats, essentially using a technique rooted in traditional Japanese origami.
London’s Shoreditch based potter Stuart Carey has experimented with an alternative to standard porcelain clay, a semi porcelain stoneware for his collection of tableware.
One creative fully committing himself to a craft and exploring it in great detail is Norwegian designer Stian Korntved Ruud, who’s decided to produce one spoon a day for a whole year.
Vancouver based photographer Tanaka Yoshiori highlights Glassblower Yamato Ishioka, showing him working behind closed doors at his studio in Yasaka village, Nagano.
Rina has been experimenting with ceramics since 1980. One source of inspiration is nature itself, using a combination of block colour and clean lines to create pure form.
Modern and simple, classical forms with minimal decoration. Much of the aesthetic and functional elements take inspiration from Hyejeong Kim’s Korean and Japanese upbringing.
A short video showcasing the work and making process of glassblower G.William Bell, a Bristol based artist who makes large translucent vessels that feature unique swirls throughout.
Bold unique forms by woodturner and sculptor Ernst Gamperl. These vessels are quite striking, with lots of incised lines on the body and surface to create an unusual but subtle effect.
A short film on designer Pia Wüstenberg’s glass vessels, produced from rich gem-toned, hand-blown glass and a single wooden branch, sourced from her native Finland.