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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.