Faceted Glass Forms – Glaciers by David Wiseman
Los Angeles based creative David Wiseman has designed these glass vessels and forms for Artel, bold in profile with a multifaceted surface in a variety of colours.
Flux & Glow by G.William Bell Glass
A short video showcasing the work and making process of glassblower G.William Bell, a Bristol based artist who makes large translucent vessels that feature unique swirls throughout.
Pia Wüstenberg: Tale of Two Halves
A short film on designer Pia Wüstenberg's glass vessels, produced from rich gem-toned, hand-blown glass and a single wooden branch, sourced from her native Finland.
Industrial Design by Yenwen Tseng
Taiwanese designer Yenwen Tseng has created a selection of functional objects that do not boast, they withdraw in to the background, generating both space and order.
Woodcuts by American Artist Donald Judd
Donald Judd is quite the enigma. He didn't like to work with his hands, he especially hated the fuss of working with tools or mechanical aids. So why did he experiment with woodcuts?
Functional Silverware by Jacqueline Scholes
I was fortunate enough to connect with Jacqueline Scholes who provided me with some fantastic imagery and a good idea of her design process, also what inspires her and how she became a silversmith.
Lighting and Objects by Michael Anastassiades
Mr. Anastassiades, an industrial designer who earned his masters at the Royal College of Art, shares a desire that many, if not most, share on OEN: a innate drive to foster ideas into reality.
Handmade Cutlery by Rieko Fujimoto at OEN Shop
Japanese metal worker Rieko Fujimoto for example is one that really struck a chord with me. When I first discovered her works I was fascinated by her unique style, also her pursuit of making objects for everyday use.
Hand Blown Glass by Studio Prepa at OEN Shop
I find the production of glass very intriguing. The fact that there’s certain limits when making glass is an interest to me, the material is notoriously hard to work with and not that simple to conquer as a maker.
Textiles by Hiroko Takeda
It’s intriguing to think that many of my influences revolve around nature itself, even if it’s unclear at first this component always shines through. For example with craft, it’s design stripped back to only the necessary, using bare basic material.
Handmade Glass Vessels by Michael Ruh Studio
I had an email this week from a reader noting our recent fascination with Japanese craftsmen, or you could say our prolonged fascination. He asked if we would showcase different makers from other parts of the world. Interestingly, I have to agree. My heads been a bit stuck in the sand lately and it
Metal Cans by Japanese Atelier SyuRo
With the holidays arriving in next to no time, it’s been hectic here in the office. We’ve had some big boxes take over the floor space and have re-stocked various items in the shop. I think I’ll be glued to my camera over the next month, hoping to catch any sort of daylight that appears so I c