Laurie Maun, a UK based artist, pulled me in with her unique formations that interweave shape and colour, combining to create artworks that are both intriguing and pleasing on the eye.
Montreal based designer Loïc Bard has taken it upon himself to experiment with shape starting with freely drawn sketches that are then carved out of wood directly and testing them in real life.
As part of our travel series we take a visit to Chochikukyo House in Kyoto Prefecture that was designed in the 1920's and integrates both Japanese and Western techniques respectively.
We are pleased to introduce the work of Japanese craftsman Keiji Tanaka, making a selection of unique tableware that's contemporary with a rustic edge that cuts through nicely.
Washington based artist Anne Truitt was a very special talent and used drawing as part of her daily ritual, applying a variety of techniques on paper using graphite, ink, pastel, and acrylic.
Nick Frank has been able to abstract architecture to the point of fine art, blowing out many of the surrounding shadows to create these striking forms that capture some of the best parts of these buildings.
London-based designer Charlotte Taylor has collaborated with 3D printing project Unique Board to examine architectural shapes and objects through sculptural and digital compositions in more detail.
To mark the 100 year anniversary of diplomatic relations between Finland and Japan Artek have produced this collection where they have collaborated with leading Japanese and Finnish designers.
We are pleased to introduce a new maker at OEN shop by the name of Manabu Nishibayashi showcasing his pottery that has random but interesting surfaces that are natural but modern in appearance.
This chair has been designed by Norwegian design studio Snøhetta for chair manufacturer NCP and is a structural redesign of Norwegian modernist Bendt Winge's classic R-48 chair from the late sixties.
After producing a small range of scarves, The Block Shop have now grown their partnership and are supporting a number of factories who specialise in block carving, printing, dyeing, and weaving.
We take a visit to the beautiful Yodoko Guest House in Hyogo, Japan designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1918 that has now been restored and opened for the public to enjoy.