Brazilian designer Claudia Moreira Salles inspired me by combining soft, hard, cold and warm materials to create intrigue and function in a series of candle sticks and plant holders.
Brazilian design studio Universo, a play on the Portuguese words meaning 'the inverse' and 'the universe', has produced an interesting body of work with a nice aesthetic to match.
Often using metal, wood or a mixture of the two, Brazilian artist Ascanio MMM is able to experiment with different angles and volumes to create unique sculptural geometric formations.
Thomas Feichtner decided to play on the history of furniture company TON, with the intention of uniting the methods used to produce bentwood and moulded wood.
Silvia Song creates wooden vessels with the goal to uncover the beauty hidden in the timber, as well as to create an objects that's timeless.
The Bowl chair seen here, designed by Brazilian modernist architect Lina Bo Bardi in 1951. Arper has worked hard to interpret this chair so it's applicable to modern manufacturing methods, whilst still trying to remain faithful to the original design.
This short film on artist Andy Goldsworthy seriously caught my attention yesterday, possibly because it brings back memories of ‘Rivers and Tides’, a documentary portrait of Andy Goldsworthy by Thomas Riedelsheimer made over ten years ago. You should 100% watch the trailer to the film on youtube
It's not everyday that we're lucky enough to come across works like we have here today from Brazilian artist and craftsman Hugo Franca, but boy does it make your morning when projects of this nature do come along. Hugo is responsible for the bespoke handmade furniture that you see before you, all of
One thing that's always a big frustration for us is actually being able to find the relevant media to document a project, idea or product that we admire. This might sound simple but often it can be a real uphill battle. So today I've dug my way through two photographers portfolios to document the wo
Admittedly this is a rather more elaborate than the architecture we traditionally feature here, in the search for a group of firms I've not come across before I found myself admiring this "Leaf House" which has been built by Brazilian architects Mareines & Patalano. I felt this was worth making an e
This morning I came across this fantastic but obscure film by Nina Paim documenting Ceramists Gilberto Paim & Elizabeth Fonseca. Now I don't mean documentation in a verbal way, more of a silent but artistic way, this piece is full of shots of the couple making pottery in their studio/house. Moving f
Today’s going to be an interesting one for films, we’ve got a bit of back log and all of them are as good as each other. This one very much stands on its own in terms of subject and is a documentary that follows the manual techniques used by Brazilian designer Helen Rödel. Although this