Mjolk visit the Nakashima Studio

I’m sure if you take inspiration from us on a regular basis you’re well aware of the work of John and Juli Baker who run the beautiful design store Mjolk in Toronto, as well as the Kitka blog following Scandinavian and Japanese creation. We’ve been admiring their work for a number of years now, getting the opportunity to exchange a selection of questions in a featured interview we put together with John two Decembers ago. Recently the pair …

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Handcrafted Furniture By Denis Milovanov

It’s always refreshing and inspiring to see natural, sustainably sourced materials being used in the creation of new ideas. The work of Russian sculptor Denis Milovanov is a fine example of combining ingenuity with common sense, as he crafts wooden furniture out of natural wood found in dead or damaged trees. I’ve never quite understood why there isn’t any laws or restrictions on creating objects out of …

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Handmade Furniture from Manoteca

Browsing around this morning I stumbled upon these really charismatic items of furniture which have been handmade in Italy by a little collective that works under the name of Manoteca. Creating in a small studio, the team combine various abandoned items that people no longer see use in and combine these into beautiful one of a kind pieces of furniture. I’m a big fan of reusing materials that no longer hold purpose in other facets …

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