I bumped in to the functional work of Japanese artist Toshihisa Ishihara, and it reminded me how these old techniques in clay can apply charm and character to the finished objects.
With his works artist Marcel Frey is querying many of the functional design decisions that we make and the artistic potential of the items found in our surroundings.
I was attracted to this sculpture by stone mason and artist Steven Clark, who takes a very hands on approach to his sculpture, and works directly with the material to achieve these rustic forms.
Inspired by architecture, nature and monuments, I really liked this set of work by New York based artist Davide Balliano, who makes canvases as well as sculptures from clay.
Rhoda Baer has been working with glass for over ten years, and uses her career as a photographer to inspire a lot of her concepts in glass, as well as being influenced by minimalist perspectives.
A fantastic series of photography under The name “Another Land” by Leah Raintree, which is titled after one of Isamu Noguchi’s set of sculptures with the same name.