Originally producing articles for everyday use, Hungarian glass artist Botos Péter has moved on to creating block-like works of art that have a bold choice of colours.
Askman’s contemporary and classic design has been helped by their willingness to collaborate with some of Denmark’s best designers, leading to some timeless furniture.
Creative Mette Duedahl has designed these beautiful stoneware objects by using a casting method. The final pieces have some great tones and textures, alongside a contemporary feel.
Japanese artist Yuko Nishimura creates large scale paper relief sculptures composed of narrow pleats, essentially using a technique rooted in traditional Japanese origami.
German company L&Z produce simple and straightforward products for contemporary working and living. Developing objects that work with our ever-changing behavioural patterns.
In my opinion, John Pittman’s works are visually stunning. I really enjoy the way in which he floats between sculpture and painting, often combining the two to make an unexpected combination.
The Bowl chair seen here, designed by Brazilian modernist architect Lina Bo Bardi in 1951. Arper has worked hard to interpret this chair so it’s applicable to modern manufacturing methods, whilst still trying to remain faithful to the original design.
Searching through all these different architecture portfolios can get a bit samey, often the builds look very similar to all the others out there. Alongside my goal to discover new and interesting architects, I’m also on the hunt for technical details that showcase how the builds are constructed, importantly how they are developed and designed. Videos can be good, you can see construction …
One thing I always find remarkable is that many of the individuals we pick-up on seem to have very similar influences. Even in unusual ways, whether it be their outlook on life, cultural references, or the importance of certain creatives throughout their journey. It’s almost as if all these dots connect in strange ways, all channeling towards a similar aesthetic. I’m sure designers pick up on this quite often, there’s so much content on the web …
Andrew Kazakes ceramics are an interesting mix of spontaneity and function. The works that intrigue me the most are those that play on two worlds, almost simplistic and refined but have added character.