Japanese Glassware by Shotoku Glass Co.

Apologies to all of you who have been looking for good video content. I have come across a few short films on my travels but they’ve not really ticked all the right boxes. Some were in a foreign language, which doesn’t really help in terms of inspiration, well unless the imagery is absolutely superb. One clip I did find was on woodworker Takahashi Hidetoshi, the forms that he makes are pretty sensational and I’ve always admired how …

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In Between for Inframince Designed by BCXSY

I bumped into this superb collection earlier which really intrigued me, a series designed by BCXSY and was commissioned by Japanese company Inframince. It’s part of project called ’tile_objects 01′, which I don’t know too much about myself, but I do know that Inframince have got together with a few other other design studios to produce one of a kind products for an exhibition. What drew me towards these in particular is the fact that they …

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Studio Imagery from Siemon & Salazar

I don’t mean to come across as somebody who’s always complaining, or a snob for that matter, but I often find myself disappointed when searching the shelves of mainstream shops. I appreciate the concept of appealing to a larger market but in doing so it feels like we are losing touch with objects that have been made to last, made with a real love and attention to detail. I like to be able to see the craftsmanship and hard graft within the object …

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Imagery from Alison Berger Glassworks

I thought I’d bring a little craft into the fold today as we’ve both been pursuing our own creative projects recently and I was hugely inspired by the work of Alison Berger and the skill she has developed in making handblown glass. Based in Los Angles, Alison’s professional background was initially in architecture having worked for Bausman-Gill associates and the Frank O. Gehry studio for a number of years before eventually focusing on …

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