Simon Johns makes viscerally appealing furniture that employs equal, often mirrored focus on its sculptural and functional qualities. Based in the woods of East-Bolton in southern Quebec, Canada, he is able to combine the visual qualities of this secluded landscape with a razor sharp attention to cr
Light can change the entire look of a room. Not only does it create a certain atmosphere, but in a way, it gives direction to the function of the space. Deciding which lights to use in an interior space is an important factor. Square In Circle, a London-based design studio, keep the importance of li
Steven Holl is a big architect but I wanted to discuss how these bigger projects bring together people and communities so that we all can prosper, grow and achieve a bigger vision.
A glimpse inside the home and studio of Kawai Kanjiro, a Japanese potter who was a key figure in the mingei and studio pottery movement, which included Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada.
Kihachi's goal is to incorporate high-quality Japanese lacquerware of affordable price in to our day-to-day lives, combining both skill and aesthetic beauty in to one complete package.
Karl Zahn has combined his experience of crafting both wood and metal to create this wonderful collection of sculptural forms for the home, blending in well with a contemporary setting.
Functional chair by Jessy Van Durme created from just four elements, the legs, arm rest, seat and leather strapping which forms to the shape of the human body.
Imagery from my travels to the Eames House in LA, which had a fantastic array of objects inside such as a Calder sculpture and pottery from India.
Australian creative Esther Stewart produces these vibrant segmented paintings, often mimicking the lines of architecture.
Searching through all these different architecture portfolios can get a bit samey, often the builds look very similar to all the others out there. Alongside my goal to discover new and interesting architects, I’m also on the hunt for technical details that showcase how the builds are constructed,
One aspect of my office that's severely lacking is in the lighting department, I'm pretty fussy, as you can imagine, and I've had a problem finding good quality lights that don't take up too much room. A Serge Mouille piece for example is beautiful, but they're very large and the price is pretty off
After a craft orientated week it seemed suitable to highlight work more rooted in the usual design process, and Atelier Steffen Kehrle has been on my list of 'likes' for a while now. Although I say 'usual', their work is far from it, with one of my favourite parts of their studio website being that