Based in Sydney, South Korean creative Kenny Yong Soo Son is a very talented maker that crafts exquisite objects from metal and concrete.
HALE, founded by self-taught designer Jonathan Nesci in 2006, has produced these fantastic industrial furnitures inspired by abstract artists such as Donald Judd and Josef Albers.
Imagery and a short film captured by Nils Clauss that pays homage to the work of Korean craftsman Kim Soo-Young, winner of the YÉOL Award for Craftsman of the Year 2013.
A new feature with metalworker Ruka Kikuchi, owner and founder of Lue Brass. We showcase some photography of Ruka making his brass cutlery inside of his studio in Setouchi, Japan.
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.
Japanese metal worker Rieko Fujimoto for example is one that really struck a chord with me. When I first discovered her works I was fascinated by her unique style, also her pursuit of making objects for everyday use.
A great place to browse if you’re ever looking for inspiration are the association pages, or those craft collectives that point out specific makers from the area in question. With my interest being Japanese art and design it made sense to search through different locations to see what was on offer. Most prefectures usually have some sort of website that highlights craftsmen in the local area, it’s just a matter of finding them as they’re often tucked …
These simple furniture solutions by French multidisciplinary designer Gautier Pelegrin. Made using a variety of materials, showing that he’s versatile and isn’t one dimensional.
I’ve been hunting through a selection of different makers that specialise in metalwork for the shop, mainly vessels like bowls and plates since we already stock some brilliant cutlery by Rieko Fujimoto. These goods are generally hard to come by, usually you have a lot of cutlery being produced but not many bigger pieces such as these. One creative that has designed both is Japanese metalworker Yumi Nakamura, she’s quite a …
Yesterday I received my new Aalto stool, this time I went for the classic Stool 60 which has three legs and comes in the standard wood (I find this more authentic and original looking). I’m hoping to invest in something more substantial at a later date, possibly an office chair for work, which means it would get a lot of use! Something that’s come up after a discussion with another individual is the category of outdoor furniture, which isn’t some …