I believe we undervalue the passion behind the companies who are integrating handicraft in to their overall concept. To create a series of consistent designs across a whole collection that link good design with craftsmanship, not just from a visual sense but also taking in to consideration the maker
Sometimes it’s difficult to see the actual origins of a piece of work. Especially in contemporary design where things are always stripped back. Taking a recent trip to the home and studio of famed British sculptor Henry Moore showed me the value in seeing culture in an object. Viewing his coll
Laura Slater is a talented designer who works from her print shop in West Yorkshire with the goal of designing objects for the every day that are informed by an interaction of colour and shape.
Duccio Maria Gambi, shows us, through his work, how almost nothing in this world should be thrown away and that everything, with creativity, can be made beautiful and serve a purpose.
Gt2P, aka Great Things to People (which by the way is an amazing name), is based in Santiago, Chile and works on projects relating to architecture and in the art and design fields.
Based in Lübeck, Germany, Schneid studio, founded by Niklas and Julia Jessen, specialises in experimenting with light and lighting fixtures to create a unique atmosphere in any space.
Kristina Dam Studio, founded by talented Kristina Dam provides us with a selection of furniture, sculptures and other objects which are aesthetically pleasing and are sure to improve any interior space.
New York based Ana Kraš' Bonbon Lamp for HAY is a hand-woven lantern that is made by wrapping cotton-wool yarn around powder-coated steel frames to create unique lampshades.
Jang Hea Kyoung of design studio FICT has designed these simple yet aesthetically pleasing vases, table top covers and even furniture made from marble and crystal resin.
This project is run by Florian Pretet and Lisa Mukhia Pretet who linked together to found Atelier Fevrier, a project specialising in contemporary rugs that are handmade by Nepalese artisans.
Today we are pleased to release this feature on Makoto Saito so that we're all able to get more of an insight in to Makoto’s art and appreciate the design and skill needed to produce these ceramics.
Joseph Magliaro lives in New York and works in the art and design fields but this series titled Cast Cairns is particularly fascinating as he worked with the bronze workers at the Carl Auböck factory in Vienna.