Through the ingenuity of the designers at Hikiyose they have been able to utilise all of the parts of a flat piece of wood, turning something two dimensional into a full three-dimensional object.
Garnier & Linker, a company founded in Paris by Guillaume Garnier and Florent Linker, make all of their pieces in small runs, often using the help of craftsmen to bring their ideas to fruition.
I was captivated by this imagery by photographer Yoko Naito, who explores the theme of nature, as well as trying to capture the relationship between all the different elements in the world.
One very skilled woodworker is Taisuke Hirabayashi of Atelier Tree Song, he makes all of his wooden objects at his workshop in Tokyo. Here we present a new selection of woodwork.
This week we received new work by craftsman Mutsumi Goto. His studio sits at the foothills of Mount Asama, and he uses these natural surroundings as inspiration for his woodwork.
Born in Osaka, Shinko currently resides in the small town of Kamiita, Tokushima Prefecture. All of his ceramics are wood-fired and the rich clay is dug just outside his studio.