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.
Inspired by mid-century modern designs, Cantilever used sustainable materials and sourced inspiration from the Australian aesthetic and architectural landscape to create this shelving system.
It’s great to be able to support and promote like-minded creatives. Today I’m highlighting the work of French designer Carolina Gomez who resides in Bordeaux, France.
Fernando Mastrangelo has been trying to buck the trend by using materials such as salt, sand and rock to create functional, minimalist outdoor and indoor furniture solutions.
The works of maker Hanako Nakazato, a 14th generation potter from Japan. She uses her traditional background with Western influences to push her pottery to the next level.
I’ve been researching porcelain quite extensively over the last few weeks, particularly the temperatures you have to fire the clay at and how the different firing methods affect the body and colouring. It’s not a secret that I love functional objects, utilitarianism some might call it, well at the workshop I’ve been toying with the idea of creating some vessels that have a purity about them, and porcelain seems like a great place to start. As …