Tomas Kral's product design studio has been experimenting with a mixture of shapes in their series for Nude Glass. This particular series consists of a long and wide vase, also a set of cup-like vessels.
Studio Prepa has been making a small selection of glassware for us for a number of years now and this week we received a new shipment from Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
Designed by Tamer Nakisci for Turkish glassware brand Nude, these are made from clear, corrugated crystal with a ripple effect running throughout. This effect was what attracted me to these vases.
This week we are highlighting the brilliant work of new OEN maker Yuki Osako, a talented Japanese glassmaker who now lives and works in historical city of Kanazawa, Japan.
Malfatti, which is Italian for 'misshapen', is a collection of functional glassware that's made from borosilicate glass. They are not only strong, but also durable and aesthetically beautiful.
New tableware at OEN shop made by husband and wife duo Katsuhisa and Mizuho Hira of Studio Prepa. Their work really sums up the Japanese philosophy of simplicity and understated beauty.
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.
Based on the glass alchemist and innovator John Hill, J Hill's Standard looks to collaborate with talented designers to create honest, functional and beautiful objects.
I had an email this week from a reader noting our recent fascination with Japanese craftsmen, or you could say our prolonged fascination. He asked if we would showcase different makers from other parts of the world. Interestingly, I have to agree. My heads been a bit stuck in the sand lately and it
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