STUDIO NEWWORK: An Overview

STUDIO NEWWORK: An Overview

Being a recent graduate of a design college, I now have ample time to thoughtfully consider what drives me as an artist/designer/craftsman and how I want to practice design. The team at STUDIO NEWWORK understands their purpose, and their examples continue to inform my thoughts about how design should be executed. Ryotatsu Tanaka, Ryo Kumazaki and Hitomi Ishigaki, three graduates of the Fashion Institute of Technology, started …

Ceramics by Chikako Kojima

Ceramics by Chikako Kojima

The thing about any category of design is the fact that you can’t just stroll up and start making, well you can but not with any real authority. Any maker with substance has a particular aesthetic or concept that they follow, and this is possibly the thing you can’t “learn”, it’s something that happens through the hands and fingers of the craftsman. Natural Subtleties are something that I’m always looking for when I view works, and is something …

Photography by Trevor Triano

Photography by Trevor Triano

It’s great connecting with like-minded individuals, other creatives that have exactly the same aesthetic as what we talk about here on the site and work to a similar style. One such person, who I got talking to this week, was Trevor Triano, a photographer based in Aspen but usually spends a lot of his time in New York. His works are both inspiring and varied, covering a lot of areas in the photography field. This is something that’s been …

Pottery at EAT, New York City

Pottery at EAT, New York City

It seems like we’ve gone New York mad over the last few months, everything that crops up seems to be NYC based, for example our feature with Eunice Lee of UNIS and the Project tradeshow hosted in the big apple. It’s all kicking off soon as well since our next set of features will revolve around some NYC residents and one in-particular, who’ll be highlighted in two or three weeks, put me onto this little local-food cafe …

Joseph Foglia Designs Studio

Joseph Foglia Designs Studio

I came across this terrific design studio named Joseph Foglia Designs that offers a wide array of design and construction solutions, mainly focusing on commercial and residential renovations within New York City. From what I picked up their work is based around the overall concept, the fabrication and the final implementation of an environment or space. Basically from start to finish a lot of the time. What can I say really, amazing photo …

Khoi Vinh, On the Grid

Khoi Vinh, On the Grid

I’ve been studying the grid for quite a while now, at first I thought it was just relative to the web design field but as time’s gone by I’ve found it’s taken on a role not only in my design self but also in my lifestyle choices. Whether it be art, ceramics, film, or even clothing, I’m intrigued to see the form of order, logic and law within an item, product, space or concept. This is most important to me and has really opened up my eyes …