Even though some of our features are short and sweet, I think it’s important to see inside the maker’s studio and get a sense of their working methods. Seeing an object on the computer screen you sometimes fail to recognise the dedication, skill, and human connection behind such craft. For this
Bird & Branch have realised that in a fast-paced world obsessed with mass production there is value in slow, traditional manufacturing techniques to create unique functional objects. The London-based designers craft a range of plates, bowls and vases from primarily British hardwoods with the mai
Functional design can sometimes be limiting in the fact that there’s only so much play in the shape of an object. Take bowls or plates as an example, it’s going be hard to break the mould and create a form that actually outside of the function that’s set in our mind. That’s w
I was drawn to the works of Allison Samuel, an artist and maker who owns a studio called Two Tree Studios in Brooklyn, New York and handcrafts these beautiful objects and utensils from wood.
London-based studio practice Forest + Found use wood, textiles and other crafts to create works of art that are inspired by architectural structures, ancient landscapes and cultural objects.
A fresh arrival of beautiful handmade wooden cutlery and trays by Taisuke Hirabayashi, the maker and craftsman at woodworking studio Atelier Tree Song in Tokyo, Japan.
Through the ingenuity of the designers at Hikiyose they have been able to utilise all of the parts of a flat piece of wood, turning something two dimensional into a full three-dimensional object.
Beautiful wooden objects by Fujii Works. Kenichi is the woodturner, he also carves the pieces by hand and constructs the vessels. Minako on the other hand applies the finishing touches.
Brent lives and works in Vancouver, and uses wood sourced from surrounding areas to communicate how he experiences nature and what it means to him through these materials.
Italian light designers ILIDE have teamed up with skilled craftsmen to collaborate on this wooden carved light, titled TICK the light is an oval shade that's been carved using a chisel.
A selection of short documentaries that follow six master makers, exploring their craft, their process and their lives. This particular film showcases the working life of woodturner Steven Kennard.
Beautiful wooden stump stools by American creative Kieran Kinsella, who uses the natural splitting of the wood to great effect, but the keeps the general functionality of the stool intact.