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.
One creative fully committing himself to a craft and exploring it in great detail is Norwegian designer Stian Korntved Ruud, who’s decided to produce one spoon a day for a whole year.
Hirashima, who produce furniture in Yanagawa City, Fukuoka Prefecture, utilise unusual shaping and structurally sound engineering in their wooden furniture design.
Thierry Martenon is a French sculptor who creates elegant, stripped down forms with lots of unique surface markings. He says he’s always looking for new textures to experiment with.
Bold unique forms by woodturner and sculptor Ernst Gamperl. These vessels are quite striking, with lots of incised lines on the body and surface to create an unusual but subtle effect.
Inspired by both the bird and the action, Cranewalk is a collection of beautiful and tactile housewares handmade in Montana by American woodworker Christopher Quist Kautz.
I’m pleased to introduce a new maker in the shop, one that’s very skilled and who’s an expert at manipulating wood in to beautiful form. A Japanese woodworker that goes by the name of Tomokazu Furui.
A short film by Kyoto born filmmaker Hirokazu Kishida. This shows the working processes of the lacquer craftsmen that create for Yamada Heiando, a tableware and accessories company.
Donald Judd is quite the enigma. He didn’t like to work with his hands, he especially hated the fuss of working with tools or mechanical aids. So why did he experiment with woodcuts?
Marcel Meili, Markus Peter Architects have a fantastic website that acts as an archive and gives you dates of each build and the exact location, making it both simple and functional.