I've been particularly impressed with Catherine Aitken and her devotion to the creative process, incorporating handmade elements in to a selection of mass-produced products.
Rosemarie Auberson is a painter whose work combines collage, painting and drawing. Her work is abstract, using thin but also bold lines, and bright contradictory colours.
Born in Osaka, Shinko currently resides in the small town of Kamiita, Tokushima Prefecture. All of his ceramics are wood-fired and the rich clay is dug just outside his studio.
MUJI recently hosted an exhibition featuring Japanese craftsmen at the Fifth Avenue Flagship Store named "Tatazumai", which can be translated as "shape" or "atmosphere".
Markku Salo is a Finnish designer and artist who makes works of art from glass, he produces objects that are both sculptural and functional with a creative twist.
This short film for American furniture maker Emeco really triggered my imagination, a video showcasing some of the processes that go in to making their super strong metal chairs and tables.
Parisian artist Alma Charry stood out for her minimalist approach, but I was especially captivated by her mixed media projects, which often involve coloured card and paper.
A selection of furniture and lighting by Danish product designer Jonas Edvard. His concept is to experiment by hand and use a mixture of unusual materials, exploring his creativity in industrial design.
A short post to introduce our newest feature on Japanese woodworker Eiji Hagiwara. Born in Tokyo, Eiji Hagiwara now works out of his studio in Sayama, Saitama Prefecture.
Although what would appear quite flat and basic on the surface, when viewed up close and explored in greater detail this series by Phil Chang takes on a whole new meaning.
New works from Misa Kumabuchi, her glazes are made from locally sourced materials, such as sand, rock and other minerals and objects that she finds on trails near her studio.
A fantastic series of photography under The name "Another Land" by Leah Raintree, which is titled after one of Isamu Noguchi's set of sculptures with the same name.