When you think of a zen temple you tend to think of the beautiful garden moments that surround the building itself. Left in your mind is not usually a picture of the structure or interior rooms, you are most vividly remembering the viewing moments peering at the garden through the large windows or s
There’s an interesting element to artwork that has repetitive elements. The effect on the actual artist is more of a meditation, putting order on a canvas that has so many possibilities in terms of colour and shape. A process of cleansing that’s sure to give a sense of balance to oneR
It was his decade-long professional career as a gemologist that influenced how Mark Pavlovits uses the visual properties of glass today. He was especially interested in the makeup of gemstone materials and this then inspired him to start experimenting with glass as a material in his own design. His
California-based American painter Heather Day mixes pure creativity in her techniques with a visual style that has nice movement and a strong colour palette that intrigues the eye.
American artist Giselle Hicks is originally from California but now resides in Helena, Montana where she uses a coil and pinch technique to explore both functional and sculptural shapes.
Ruth Laskey is an American artist that is based in California and is well known for her minimalist grid paintings and weavings, a series of the textiles we have decided to highlight here today.
Eric Tine is based in Southern California where he set up his studio in 2013 that focuses on furniture and product design for the home, making clean and simple works that have a playfulness about them.
John Zabawa is a talented graphic designer and art director currently living in Los Angeles who has been able to connect with a number of brands and keep his overall identity and style intact.
Bob Dinetz is not only an accomplished graphic designer he is also a talented potter that makes thin forms that are nearly always functional from both porcelain and stoneware clay.
Julian Watts is woodworker based in Oakland, California and uses traditional wood carving and furniture making techniques to explore the space between a sculptural form and a functional object.
American artist Jen Garrido goes through all of the processes that I admire in any creative, considering what to add and subtract in her work, slowly arriving at the final composition.
American craftsman and designer Dough McCollough, who goes under the name of DMDM and is based in Los Angeles, has been producing this series of furniture and incorporating lino.