When I saw the Alex chair designed by Isaac Piñeiro for the unusually named 'Omelette' I had to share it here. It's a little kick back to the Jean Prouvé forms but with much thinner lines and quirky details such as the inverted arm rests and a swooping back.
The term 'visual calm' is one that grabbed my attention and made me want to write this piece on Hallgeir Homstvedt, a Norwegian industrial designer who designs fantastic lighting.
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.
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.
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
I've been pretty busy with design work lately, unfortunately most of it has taken place sitting in front of the computer. It can be quite easy to get out of rhythm and forget about 'real world' scenarios. I try to stay in touch as much as possible by going to pottery, which adds a handmade element t
It was a nice surprise to find this Japanese company named TEORI this week, they're producing some superb items that also have a nice story and concept behind them. TEORI was founded in 1998 as a manufacturer of wood products in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture. They specialise in making modern design
I’m always on the lookout for shops and places displaying honest well-made objects which are both functional and visually appealing. I often find myself taking the simplest of objects and being immersed in the details and intricacies within. The ones which look great on a shelf and do an equally i