American craftsman and designer Dough McCollough, who goes under the name of DMDM and is based in Los Angeles, has been producing this series of furniture and incorporating lino.
Minimalist works by Turkish artist Ipek Kotan are really inspiring as they show what can be done with an open vessel. The forms are beautiful on the eye and they’re also interesting and detailed.
Opendesk is an open source project linking designers with local makers, making it possible to produce functional and simple pieces of CAD furniture in many parts of the world.
Thai ceramic artist Aor Sutthiprapha references the Buddhist philosophy of using meditation, making sure she focuses on every fingerprint when producing her uniquely textured ceramics.
Japanese potter Misa of Mushimegane Books has opened her kiln for the last time this year, so it’s great to receive a new batch of ceramics straight from her studio in Hyogo, Japan.
I’m really pleased to profile the fantastic work of Fujii Works, we sent Japanese photographer Issei Kashiwagi to travel to their studio and take pictures of them crafting their objects by hand.