Takeo Suhara is a talented metalworker who lives and works in Minoh, a prefecture of Osaka in Japan and today we wanted to share a few photos of his work and others from inside his studio.
Los Angeles based designer Brian Thoreen has made this furniture collection using a mixture of glass, cast bronze and marble to stack the elements, ordering them to create a sense of harmony.
Talking to Ruka Kikuchi and he notified me of a new object that he had been hand crafting, so we decided to stock a small selection in the shop and are presenting the new arrival here today.
When I was introduced to the work of metalworker Takeo Suhara I was instantly hooked, the simplicity in his work is contrasted by the small markings that run across the surface of the pieces.
A fantastic selection of restocks from Japanese craftsman Ruka Kikuchi, who makes by hand a variety of cutlery and plates at his quaint studio in Setouchi, Okayama Prefecture.
These brass keyring were produced at their workshop in Vienna, Austria. Each of them takes many days to create by a skilled craftsman, from being moulded to being sanded by hand.
Interested in the boundary between building and objects, Japanese designer Norihiko Terayama looked at how these objects could be both sculptural and functional.
Ruka Kikuchi, also known by his nickname Lue Brass, has produced these new dishes and selection of cutlery for OEN shop. They will slowly patina and change over time.
Every so often you acquire those quaint objects that seem to have a real presence about them, for me the little round brass cup by Austrian metal workshop Carl Aubock is one of them.
Norwegian designer Falke Svatun Lirhus is focused on making functional objects that integrate within the home, such as furniture, homewares, and other works that have a theatrical twist.
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.
Korean designer Chaehoon Moon has been able to harness her country's traditions by working with two craftsmen, a lacquer artist and metalworker, to create stunning tableware.