Working as One – Bespoke Furniture by Japanese Craftsman Iinuma Katsuki
Traditional Japanese carpentry has always been held in high regard and Japanese furniture maker Iinuma Katsuki is carrying this ideal forward with his simple but detailed woodwork.
Expressing Potential – Sculpture by American Artist Bill Thompson
Boston-based American Sculptor Bill Thompson showcases through perseverance and hard graft you can produce work that follows your own true path and is an expression of potential itself.
Plain Lines – Abstract Art by Norwegian Architect Line Marie Stein Myklebust
Norwegian architect Line Marie Stein Myklebust's artworks are "some paint and your own perception", using all of her architectural inspirations as an obvious base for her work.
Manufacture in Mind – Theo Furniture by British Designer Simon Pengelly
Simon Pengelly has been able to turn his Theo chair designed in 2013 in to a range that includes tables and benches and comes in both wooden and upholstered versions.
A Sense of Wholeness – Metal Sculpture by German Artist Rüdiger Seidt
Rüdiger's sculptures are handmade at his studio located in a disused factory in the northern part of the Black Forest, a mountain range in the state of Baden-Württemberg in southwest Germany.
Shinya and the Shokunin – Short Film on a Japanese Maker by Boyter & Pope
Thanks to the tone in this short documentary piece by Boyter & Pope they were really able to capture the urgency needed to protect the different crafts that are slowly dwindling in Japan.
Mystical Nature of Things – Abstract Paintings by Italian Artist Marco Tirelli
Italian artist Marco Tirelli's work has a mystical quality and if you look deeper and you can see interesting ways in which he uses art to express something that can't necessarily be seen.
From Past to Present – Wooden Furniture by Slovenian Workshop Mitja
Even though Slovenian workshop Mitja are strongly orientated around their traditional expertise, they are trying to break the mould and bring a contemporary edge to their handiwork.
Wintry Landscapes – Mountain Range Series by British Ceramic Artist Effie Gibson
British ceramic artist Effie Gibson has a keen eye for nature-inspired surfaces, especially these pieces from her 'Mountain Range' series that all reference worn and weathered surfaces.
Melting Point – Marble & Onyx Sculptures by Korean Designer Kwangho Lee
For this collection titled "Melting Point", Korean designer Kwangho Lee used a selection of marble and onyx slotted together nicely to construct a unique mixture of sculptural forms.
A Human Approach – Archetyping Furniture by Studio Destroyers/Builders
Destroyers/Builders are a Brussels based design studio who focus on how design can link to our senses, such as touch and sight, also how these connect with certain cultural values.
New in the Shop – OEN Issue 1 is Now Available to Pre-Order Online
We wanted to give our readers news about our first ever publication, OEN Issue 1, and offer a discounted price before we release it to the public and other shops to sell. Thanks for all your support!