Toru Sugimura, a new Japanese maker who we are now stocking at OEN shop, makes tableware, accessories and furniture at his studio called Knot Wood Works in Ryugasaki, Ibaraki Prefecture.
One maker who caught my attention was talented British artist Susan Phillips, who has been constructing these unique geometric sculptures from porcelain and creating intriguing architectural spaces.
Eric Roinestad is a ceramicist, designer and art director who is based in Los Angeles. He was born and raised in California and now designs unique sculptural objects for interiors and the home.
We used a bit of down time to update our feature on TRUCK Furniture, showcasing photos from our trip to Japan where we visited the workshop, showroom and cafe late last year.
Artist David Umemoto caught my attention for his bold sculptures that are made from concrete. These sculptures involve modular elements that come together to create full structures.
When I was introduced to the work of metalworker Takeo Suhara I was instantly hooked, the simplicity in his work is contrasted by the small markings that run across the surface of the pieces.
Daniel Mullen is a Scottish painter who currently works in Amsterdam, making works on canvas that have architectural repeating patterns and elements of deception and illusion embedded.
Japanese artist Yoko Komae has a very distinct style and uses hand building technique to make stunning flowing, thin forms that rise up and have textured but natural looking surface.
A fantastic selection of restocks from Japanese craftsman Ruka Kikuchi, who makes by hand a variety of cutlery and plates at his quaint studio in Setouchi, Okayama Prefecture.
Senden Blackwood is an Australian sculptor who has been heavily inspired by his previous study in object design, as well as his family background in architecture, painting and illustration.
Studio Kaksikko consists of Helsinki-based designers Salla Luhtasela and Wesley Walter who specialise in the design of ceramic tableware and wooden furniture at their studio in Finland.
New works in OEN shop by Studio KUKU who make characterful pieces of design by hand, they look to use their hands to make sure each piece fits comfortably and can be used on a daily basis.