Motivated by the desire to replace their own crockery, which was neither practical nor aesthetically pleasing, designers Léa and Nicolas designed their first functional objects: A bowl, double-walled cups, a coffee pot and a fermentation pot. The result was a range of sleek, polished pieces, all fo
For Kate Duncan, the idea of strong, high-quality handmade furniture made using traditional joinery techniques has opened up the whole world of furniture design. Based in Toronto, Duncan works from her studio to produce bold heirloom-quality furniture. Each piece is handmade using traditional techni
We present the sculptural work of Toronto-based artist Jen Aitken who takes references from our urban environment and translates these in to sculpture that might stir something inside of us.
Montreal based designer Loïc Bard has taken it upon himself to experiment with shape starting with freely drawn sketches that are then carved out of wood directly and testing them in real life.
Jessica Bell has been able to work on a number of different projects throughout her career and has taken a particular liking to patchwork design and how art can be integrated in to it.
Canadian artist Scott Sueme has been painting abstract works of art for approximately seven years, using graffiti as a base to offer a slight twist in a more traditional medium.
Jessica is a Canadian photographer who creates an assortment of abstract compositions, these vibrant colours and unique geometric shapes are created entirely within the camera.
Photography hasn’t featured here on the site in a long time, generally I don’t come across many portfolios that entice me (I’m quite picky!). Either that or they’ve been shown here on the blog before. I guess that becomes a problem in itself, I’m regularly checking back with individuals th
Recently, I have been considering the world of ceramics in terms of inspiration and as a personal pursuit. Being a purist, the beauty of materials in their raw, or near-raw state, is highly appealing. The endless amount of clay bodies, each with their individual characteristics, naturally lend thems
It’s been a long time since I’ve mentioned any clothing here on the site, but I feel like this is a unique collection that’s very much in tune with our own ethos. Metsa isn’t a new project by any means, we put together an interview with owner Markus Uran back in 2011 that’s definitely wort
We're taking a small break from pottery at our local workshop due to it being closed for a month, so I've been hunting around for some inspiration to tide me over. It seems like a good idea to keep a little workbook of ideas that could come in handy whilst throwing on the wheel. Although I have to a
I’m sure not everyone will be able to remember this reference point but I really enjoyed the imagery Jennilee Marigomen shot for the Neighbour store for autumn/winter last year. In a moment of pondering I thought I’d revisit the webpage of the photographer and see what else she had been up too,