Tumblers & Sketchbooks by Makr at OEN shop

Tumblers & Sketchbooks by Makr at OEN shop

We present a selection of new arrivals in the shop from American studio Makr, including a set of hand turned aluminium & copper tumblers and a unique sketchbook perfect for creatives.

Refined by Fire, Potter Clayton Amemiya

Refined by Fire, Potter Clayton Amemiya

This short film captures “nature as inspiration” first hand thanks to Clayton Amemiya, a Hawaiian artist who was originally taught in Okinawa by Japanese master potter Seisho Kuniyoshi.

Painting and Sculpture by John Pittman

Painting and Sculpture by John Pittman

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.

Handmade Glass Vessels by Michael Ruh Studio

Handmade Glass Vessels by Michael Ruh Studio

I had an email this week from a reader noting our recent fascination with Japanese craftsmen, or you could say our prolonged fascination. He asked if we would showcase different makers from other parts of the world. Interestingly, I have to agree. My heads been a bit stuck in the sand lately and it seems like we’re just representing craftsmen and designers from East Asia, but that’s not really …

Steven Branfman, Raku Master

Steven Branfman, Raku Master

Steven Branfman has specialised in the Raku technique and process for over 30 years. In this video we’re introduced to his workshop and studio, showcasing his skills on the wheel and the Raku technique in general.

New Feature with Japanese Designer Oji Masanori

New Feature with Japanese Designer Oji Masanori

As you may already know, I don’t really like to rehash old articles for the website. I prefer to bring you something new and unique that is more of a documentation of someone’s work, or working processes, instead of a piece that won’t be of any use in a few months time. One designer that I thought would be a fantastic addition to our feature section is Japanese creative Oji Masanori …