French design studio YMER&MALTA asked six contemporary designers to produce six designs with the same principles as the famous Akari collection designed by Isamu Noguchi in 1951.
A selection of miniature architectural models casted from concrete by Studio Material Immaterial that reference some of the most influential concrete architecture of the last century.
The Ridge Kitchen series by Visibility began as a selection of porcelain tools for the kitchen, later in collaboration with Areaware they worked with glass artisans to bring this series to fruition.
Spanish artist Carla Cascales Alimbau is currently exhibiting her work at Castellana 22 Gallery in Madrid, consisting of a number of sculptures, all made from marble, wood and stone.
This series of vases by product designer Sam Anderson is titled 'Gather', the idea behind these is to extend the process of arranging the flowers by guiding the user with the overall shape of the vessel.
I really enjoyed viewing this project by Oregon based Studio Gorm where they designed a collection of objects and furniture, reinterpreting and reevaluating the Shaker's timeless design.
I've enjoyed scanning through the portfolio of Ferreol Babin, one of the most prominent reasons is his ability to use shapes and forms found in nature and give them some kind of function.
Industrial Designer Samy Rio has spent many years researching the uses of bamboo in industrial applications, trying to manipulate this material and use it to his advantage.
Norwegian designer Sverre Uhnger works in the spaces that reside between craft and design, attempting to bridge the gap between modern design and bring it to the appeal of the masses.
Huy Bui's work is situated within environmental design, building modular units that can be suspended in space, using plants to create a small ecosystem of sorts with that are all interconnected.
Polish designer Malgorzata Bany now lives and works in London and brings forward her study of Fine Art to the fields of function and objects, creating seating and objects from various materials.
Hattern, meaning Happy Pattern, released their very first project titled 'Mellow Collection', a series of Acrylic block vases that use both blurred and clear surface in a variety of colour gradients.