The ancient practice of weaving has always served a functional and ornamental purpose, the latter of which was exploited by European modern artists who elevated it to an art form. These days the creative potential of weaving is being rediscovered by young designers, like British artist Jo Elbourne,
Many architectural projects are so fragmented that it’s difficult for the architect or main designer to really put their own stamp on a project. This can often have long lasting effects, creating a property that’s not that cohesive overall and fails to hit the exact creative direction th
Image of Carlos Otero’s work on a wall in a home in Beverly Hills, CA At first glance, Carlos Otero’s primitive murals may look like children’s toys. One can easily see a sculpted wooden train or blocks pieced together somewhat haphazardly. But on closer inspection, we see a closer attenti
When architect Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus his aim was to integrate painting and sculpture with design, and to make all serve architecture. So called ‘free art’ was recognised as a medium to explore new ideas, but the school’s emphasis on function never wavered and with the Bauhaus̵
We’ve covered the Bauhaus extensively here and many of the architects and designers who worked at this famous design school. The integration of craft and design was so important and ripples can still be felt today. We ourselves reference many of thoughts and ideologies that derived from this s
It takes a special set of commercial-style photography to get me out of my seat and excited, but this is exactly what happened with these photographs that I'm highlighting today by Coppi Barbieri.
This project is a collection of works designed for OTHR, a set of geometric candle snuffers that were each individually designed from a different city around the world and then 3D printed.
Talented creative Senem Oezdogan is a Brooklyn-based mixed media artist who attempts to balance the functionality of an image with the aesthetic value that it can bring to the viewer.
David Bill is the son of Jakob Bill, a fellow artist and son of Bauhaus student and architect Max Bill. David follows in a similar vein to his family and designs modern and intriguing sculptures.
Maria Dukers uses abstract lines to create visual pieces of art using Plexiglas, layering them so that from different angles you get a unique perspective on each piece.
Zoë Mowat, a furniture and object designer based in Montreal, puts emphasis on simple forms, bold colours and unusual material combinations for geometric tables.
What’s life without a good paperweight? Every desk needs one, and they don’t come much more precious than these objects designed by Carl Auböck at his metal workshop in Vienna.