I was taken aback by the simplicity in Australian designer and maker Benjamin Baldwin’s furniture from afar, up-close all the joints and fine details come through. It’s really something to behold.
Australian designer Jon Goulder was lucky enough to grow up in the furniture business, and is now a fourth generation craftsperson who is making these beautifully simplistic chairs.
Mr Hagiwara is inspired by the Shaker design philosophy, “to be necessary and useful”. He has channelled this in to his own woodwork and now we’re stocking a selection of his work.
This grouping named ‘Kashiwan’, which means oak bowl in Japanese, is a fantastic series by Kihachi Workshop. They’re hand turned at their workshop in the Yamanaka region.
Fantastic works by Alison Crowther, a British maker who resides in Yorkshire. She uses indigenous hardwoods found in the region to produce them, hand carving textures on the surface.
A new addition to the feature section is a piece on Japanese woodworker and craftsman Hiroyuki Sugawara, who creates out of his studio in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture.