Who doesn’t enjoy learning more about the making process? Indigo dyeing is such a mystical and unique craft that turns a simple leaf in to a wonderful deep dark blue. Japanese studio Mori Kougei have intertwined this ancient craft with their classic woodworking skill. By using local dyers in t
I remember back in 2012 purchasing the first book by Makoto Azuma titled ‘Encylopedia of Flowers’. Drawn in by the book design by Kenya Hara, a designer who helps MUJI with their own branding and image, I then became fascinated by artist Makoto Azuma’s work itself and his stunning
Thanks to the tone in this short documentary piece by Boyter & Pope they were really able to capture the urgency needed to protect the different crafts that are slowly dwindling in Japan.
Victoria Zschommle, a photographer who splits her time between Australia, France, and the UK captured this series featuring rocks with unique placement mixed with bold colour.
This project by Japanese designer Azuma Makoto has him experiment with the great outdoors, taking his flower arranging to the snowy plains of Hokkaido in Japan to create a sculpture.
This short video series by Edwin Lee focuses on Japanese craftsmen, which this particular piece on craftsman Kinzaburo Kitamura who makes incense sticks and fragrances in Osaka, Japan.
Gangolf Ulbricht is one of the last makers left in Europe producing paper by hand. This short film gives us a glimpse inside his studio in Berlin where he talks about the craft and his work.
Germans Ermics, a Latvian designer currently based in Amsterdam, recently collaborated with Frame to make a short film that explores his use of glass to make unique pieces of furniture.
Keikou Tanabe is taking part in the tradition of Yuzen Dyeing, a technique that is part of the Kimono making process and requires the artist to apply dyes to the fabric in order to depict cultural life.
Simon Astridge Architecture Workshop is a collect consisting of architects, designers and craftsmen, all of which contribute collaboratively to produce modern architecture and interiors.
The fantastic short film by Seattle-based filmmaker Taylor Hawkins explores the work made by a series of talented lacquer craftsman in Aizuwakamatsu, a city in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
Garry Fabian Miller is an artist who specialises in 'camera-less' photographs. He creates these by using various light sources on light sensitive paper, thus creating unusual and interesting art.