What are the hallmarks for sleek and elegant furniture design? Well, for one, it’s the perfect balance between form and function as well as its material properties and the overall proportions of the design. The ALPHA modular coffee table designed by Martinelli Venezia for DeCastelli features all t
One of the most underrated aspects of any creative pursuit is the entry point it can offer in to other creative fields as a result of being “in the creative process”. Photography has been a classic example of this. Many of the great designers and artists have used photography as a way of
New for 2020 are these pieces made by Italian studio ImperfettoLab. Founded by designers Verter Turroni and Emanuela Ravelli in the small comune of Longiano in Italy, here they produce unique sculptural objects and furniture that’s made to make us consider the direct relationship between the n
Vases are useful household items. In some instances, they can provide a stand out design that takes the look of your rooms to the next level. These “ceramic objects for small scale production” do just that. They must be celebrated for their innovative shape and modern aesthetics. The story of th
I’ve taken a particular liking to the work of Spanish interior and industrial designer Francesc Rifé. Since our own concept here at OEN is based around craft, simplicity, and good design it’s great to see Francesc is on a similar wavelength. Also influenced heavily by minimalism and tak
Italian artist Laurenz Stockner sets out to create vessels that are both perfectly harmonious in shape and a representation of unspoiled natural beauty. He utilizes copper sourced from the Prettau mine, a mine known for having extremely valuable copper. Before shaping this copper into its final form
Duccio Maria Gambi, shows us, through his work, how almost nothing in this world should be thrown away and that everything, with creativity, can be made beautiful and serve a purpose.
Italian Designer Guglielmo Poletti uses a selection of wires for both practical and artistic reasons, constructing a unique range of furniture that plays on the idea of balancing the voids.
Astep's focus is on new products for the home, but at the same time they should be accredited for their re-edits of iconic objects such as the timeless works by Gino Sarfatti and Vittoriano Vigano.
Italian Design Studio MORQ have really shone on their selection of smaller residential builds that almost hunker down and integrate deeply in to the nature that surrounds them.
Italian artist Marco Tirelli's work has a mystical quality and if you look deeper and you can see interesting ways in which he uses art to express something that can't necessarily be seen.
The Holo Collection is a series of furniture designed by Milan-based Japanese designer Kensaku Oshiro that has a elliptical shape running throughout all the pieces as a theme.