Although I feel as though there’s been a strong movement in Europe and America to support more craftsmen, which Instagram can be partly thanked for, there’s always been a steady flow of younger Japanese craftsmen in the background making quietly without too much publicity. Mitsui Takeyoshi i
The power of light is often underestimated in any home. The way the design alters the light can affect the way we live, if we’re able to live peacefully or not. It’s only recently, especially after experimenting with the translucency found in porcelain myself, that I’ve thought mor
A Copenhagen based glass artisan who mainly works on her own projects but has also collaborated with other designers to create beautiful functional forms that are restraint but are still expressive.
Czech designer Rony Plesl specialises in glass, he's been able to link craftsmanship with industrial design, making objects that will stand the test of time and reach the wider public.
Vitreluxe Glass Works was founded in 1999, his early pursuit in watercolour painting led him to take an interest in glass thanks to the transparency and optical qualities of the material.
Deborah Ehrlich crafts these beautiful vessels on paper before handing it over to an experienced Swedish glassblower, resulting in a truly fantastic collection of glassware.
A truly exquisite collection of glassware designed by Belgian creative Anna Torfs, her work consists of layered forms that are structurally simplistic, stripping back any unnecessary elements.
Inspired by experiences of detail in nature, Clare Belfrage uses fine glass threads to draw complex linear patterns on the surface of blown glass forms.
Designers in collaboration with craftsmen can often work well, especially when you pull in the likes of Peter Ivy. I've never talked about him here before, but I've been a fan of his work for a long time, and although I don't know much about him on a personal level I regularly check his website to s