Woodwork handmade by Taisuke Hirabayashi, a Japanese craftsman who turns functional objects from wood. Not only are they simple, they also have a distinct style of their own.
Mr Sugawara is an extremely popular maker in Japan, so we asked him kindly if he could craft us some new works and what's come of it is a really beautiful selection of functional objects.
Stefan has now returned to his original concept for the Water Cup, firing this new selection using oil, also layering on the porcelain slip thicker to create a frosty looking glaze.
A weighty spoon by Ruka Kikuchi, handmade at his workshop in Japan. This has a nice thin handle that’s been welded to the scoop, with little hammer marks running across the surface.
Yumiko iihoshi has produced this new series titled ReIRABO, Irabo being a type of Korean pottery that was admired by Japanese tea-masers as they embodied a “high aesthetic ideal”.
It’s been a while since we last received a fresh batch of bowls from Jonathan Leech, so today we're pleased to showcase these beautiful wooden vessels by the English maker himself.
Kana Tozuka's ceramics were an instant hit when they first arrived earlier in the Spring, so I’m pleased to let you know that new stock has come in alongside some other objects to coincide.
Naho Kamada produces objects from brass, silver and aluminium at her studio, all of which are inspired by antique tea utensils, old cups, and other functional goods.
We thought we'd give you a look inside the studio of ceramic artist Keiichi Tanaka, who makes an impressive range of sculpture and tableware at his studio in Kawagoe, Japan.
A beautiful selection of woodwork by Japanese craftsman Masahiro Endo at OEN shop, who uses the natural landscape around him as inspiration for his crafted designs.
His preferred style is ‘minimalist’, using a simple design which allows the wood to express its own qualities. This often includes natural edges, knot-holes and other natural imperfections.
A potter that always gives me a distinct feeling is craftsman Katsufumi Baba, picking up his work makes me think of nature itself, he has a great skill for balancing asymmetry with touch.