Crafting New Aesthetic – Chairs & Tables by Fomu Furniture
Melbourne has always been on the cutting edge of a new aesthetic. With so much youth in the city and a vibrant art scene it’s obvious to see the reason why. The aesthetic itself is a little harder to pin down but I definitely see the close proximity to Asia, especially Japan, as an obvious [&h
Themes of Life – Works by Korean Ceramicist Jongbo Oh
How can we assume that there’s no story to tell through craft? That our emotion can’t come through in to these natural materials? I suppose thousands of years of functional forms takes the edge off an art that is, and has always been, about self expression. Maybe then, it takes a special
The Craft of Abstraction – Unique Silkscreen Prints by Jonathan Lawes
If you mention Silkscreen printing most people tend to have a commercial image in their mind. Usually it’s referenced only as a technique that’s being used for garment printing or mass production when it fact there are plenty of creative opportunities out there using this specific medium
Fantastical Abstraction – Dust & Nana Lure by Pelle Designs
It’s only natural that after seeing so many forms you start to search for ones that are more striking or at least challenge you visually. The real work starts when you try to incorporate this in to an environment and use these objects as a trial for future ideas and concepts that can be built
Figures Become Patterns – Painting & Sculpture by Artist Gippeum Roh
Gippeum Roh is a multitalented South Korean artist who has combined painting, sculpture, and ceramic art to create this stunning selection of staged scenes for us to sit, admire, and contemplate.
Balancing Point – Alex Chair by Designer Isaac Piñeiro for Omelette
When I saw the Alex chair designed by Isaac Piñeiro for the unusually named 'Omelette' I had to share it here. It's a little kick back to the Jean Prouvé forms but with much thinner lines and quirky details such as the inverted arm rests and a swooping back.
A Fragile Existence – Ceramic Sculptures by Danish Artist Heidi Hentze
Danish ceramic artist Heidi Hentze has been experimenting with connecting vessels that play on the translucency of porcelain, using texture and varying heights to create this mysterious ripple effect that Heidi has coined "An ambience of fragile existence".
Reverberating Colour – Tone Project by Korean Designer Yun Sohyun
Korean Designer Yun Sohyun's intent with this series titled 'Tone' was to create an "artwork in everyday life" and has achieved this through the use of acrylic and various colours combinations.
New at OEN Shop – Mobiles by the Japanese Craftsmen at Tempo
We are pleased to introduce these special handcrafted mobiles by workshop Mother Tool in Japan that were made to link old technology with new and bring a sense of play to any space.
Fabricating Digital Worlds – Imagined Architecture by Artist Alexis Christodoulou
Alexis Christodoulou, a 3D-artist based in Cape Town, South Africa decided to take it upon himself to build his own dream-like modernist scenes turning his visions in to reality.
Much Ado About Nothing – Mixed Media Artworks by Yewen Dong
Looking for texture, shape, and colour combined? Look no further than the work of talented Chinese artist Yewen Dong who expresses herself through a number of different materials.
In the Grain – Curv Chair & Table by Jörg Boner for Stattmann Furniture
I wanted to highlight this fantastic series titled 'Curv' that consists of a table and chair designed by Swiss-based designer Jörg Boner for German furniture makers Stattmann.