We recently asked Yusuke Tazawa if he would kindly interpret his own style in to a series of handcrafted chopsticks and a spoon, what arrived here at the studio is really special indeed.
This series of vases by product designer Sam Anderson is titled 'Gather', the idea behind these is to extend the process of arranging the flowers by guiding the user with the overall shape of the vessel.
Ulrica Trulsson is a ceramic artist who lives and works in Adelaide, linking the craftsman's Swedish roots of simplicity and utilitarianism with that of the natural and rugged Australian landscape.
Naho was born in Kumamoto but now lives and works in Tokyo. She uses her background as a painter to assist her metalwork, thinking about the gradient and shape in the metal.
I really enjoyed viewing this project by Oregon based Studio Gorm where they designed a collection of objects and furniture, reinterpreting and reevaluating the Shaker's timeless design.
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.
These works by Japanese designer Mikiya Kobayashi really appealed to me, he has taken traditional elements but has hoped to elevate them in a functional manner and use natural materials to help him.
Talented Industrial Designer Tim Defleur has decided to embrace the flaws in craft and experiment with 3D Printing using porcelain, the result is a series of objects that plays with asymmetry.
This series of table designs by Truly Truly, founded by Australian designers Joel & Kate Booy, reminded me of the inspirations in nature and how one flash of light can illuminate an idea in the mind.
I've enjoyed scanning through the portfolio of Ferreol Babin, one of the most prominent reasons is his ability to use shapes and forms found in nature and give them some kind of function.
Studio KUKU make tableware and furniture inspired by the nature surrounding their studio in Nagano, so we're pleased to announce new work from them that has arrived in the shop.
We've been waiting tentatively for new works to arrive from Japanese potter Shinobu Hashimoto, so we are pleased to announce that a new selection has been uploaded to the shop.