When I came across the portfolio of Spanish artist Carlos Regueira it really inspired me, making me think about the different tones he has used and how the gradients radiate on the canvas.
We took a small trip out to Fallingwater, aka the Kaufmann Residence, in Southwestern Pennsylvania, a shining gem in the world of architecture designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935.
In our last shipment from Fujii Works we tested the waters in regards to stocking their new tea containers, but thanks to their popularity we asked Kenichi and Minako Fujii if could make some more.
These works here by English maker Rebecca Gouldson are really quite special, a variety of metal wall pieces that have been etched to show interesting signs of degradation in an abstract manner.
Lee Min Soo has made these layered containers seen here, each object has been composed of 5-10 layers of very thin casts and usually come in sets of five to eight pieces.
Sabine Portela is a talented artist that currently resides and makes at her studio in the UK, but her use of natural tones in her art is what drove me to highlight her work here.
The furniture that I'm showcasing here highlights Scottish designer Tristan Cochrane's experimentation using concrete, casting these pieces using various moulding techniques.
Seeing these works by Melbourne-based ceramic studio Ghost Wares certainly inspired me and made me think about the subtle colours and the simple shapes that they have used.
If we're talking about inspiration from artists then you should look no further than this photography by San Francisco-based artist Tim Burns with his series titled 'Rothko Seascapes'.
This 'Sabi' series of prints by design studio Norm in Copenhagen grabbed my interest. They are simple but consist of 4 prints that depict leaves photographed in incredible detai.
The work of Silversmith Lone Lovschal really intrigued me, not only are her skills in the field of metalwork impressive, she can also design and make works that are functional and beautiful.
This small collection of dishes is designed by LaSelva Studio and Ivan Zuniga for Mexican concrete manufacturer MAS, a series that explores the limits of concrete as a material.