New Maker – Japanese Potter & Craftsman Motoharu Ozawa at OEN Shop
New OEN shop potter Motoharu Ozawa doesn't attempt to hide the imperfections, instead he uses these as inspiration to give his collection of tableware character and charm.
Setting Stones – Karesansui by American Photographer Bob Cornelis
Inspired by an early text on Japanese gardening where "creating a garden" is referred to as "setting stones", Bob Cornelis has mimicked this with a set of geometric objects.
Stoke by Stroke – Light Mark by Japanese Artist Kazuki Nakahara
This series titled 'Light Mark' is created using simple means, just a pen on paper. Without using a ruler Kazuki Nakahara repeats lines at the same angle and direction.
Pure Line and Shape – Cast Functional Wares by Ilona van den Berg
Ilona's goal is to "touch people with purity and soberness", creating ceramics that are beautiful to the mind and eye, functional but at the same time as aesthetically pleasing.
A Process of Deconstruction – Modern Remains by Takeuchi Kouzo
Taking a hammer to destroy a piece of work is often counter productive, but Takeuchi Kouzo has put this ideology to good use in his series titled 'Modern Remains'.
A Different Perspective – Points of View by Japanese Photographer Yusuke Sakai
Photographer Yusuke Sakai offers alternate perspectives on human subjects by locating himself in a unique viewpoint and waiting for each figure will harmonise with the surrounding landscape.
Sculpture & Compositions by Brazilian Artist Ascanio Maria Martins Monteiro
Often using metal, wood or a mixture of the two, Brazilian artist Ascanio MMM is able to experiment with different angles and volumes to create unique sculptural geometric formations.
Beautifully Crafted Lacquer Bowls by Fujii Works at OEN Shop
Designed and made by hand in Hyogo, Japan these lacquer bowls by talented husband and wife duo Kenichi and Minako Fujii are beautifully crafted and light to hold in the hand.
Experimenting with Time & Season – SAKURA by Yoshinori Mizutani
Photographer Yoshinori Mizutani has been experimenting with the theme of seasons in his most recent series titled SAKURA, adding motion and layering to nature to create depth and intrigue.
Past Memories and Modern Life – Handcrafted Metal Stationery by ystudio
Taiwanese designers ystudio have created this stationery collection to explore the vanishing culture of handicrafts that once existed and make it relevant for our modern world.
Teapots, Cups & Small Plates – Designed in Tokyo by Yumiko iihoshi
Yumiko's passion for designing everyday objects is quite evident, producing bold forms with the help of local Japanese craftsmen. We're very proud to be stockists of her work.
Transformed Representations of Space – Pierre/Paysage by Karen Zalamea
A collection of ten photographic images that show layers of acetate cut into different geometric shapes that have been carefully placed and lit to construct formal arrangements.