Stefan has now returned to his original concept for the Water Cup, firing this new selection using oil, also layering on the porcelain slip thicker to create a frosty looking glaze.
Titled Mikado, Fredrik has deconstructed the function of a chair, reducing the complex form to a series of horizontal and vertical plane lines that rise from the ground.
Stefan has offered a twist on his original water cup, which, unlike the previous cup that was salt fired with veggie oil, these have been fired for three days in a wood kiln called an Anagama.
Inspired by a simple stream, Swedish potter Stefan Andersson has designed and made this fantastic stoneware water cup coated with a fine porcelain slip.
These beautiful abstracts by talented photographer Rasmus Norlander are truly something to behold. I don’t like to think in conventional terms when it comes to my photographic exploits.
Conceptual design is often misunderstood as art, or that it’s work that has no specific function and would reside in the experimental bracket. This could be true in terms of it being an experiment, but this avenue has interested me for a long while and my feelings arose again thanks to Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken who has a fascinating portfolio to view online. Although I’ve seen these sort of ideas floating around before, one creative …