New OEN maker, Japanese potter Makoto Asebi who resides in Kamakura, focuses on creating timeless pieces from stoneware clay on the pottery wheel that have both character and warmth.
Interested in the boundary between building and objects, Japanese designer Norihiko Terayama looked at how these objects could be both sculptural and functional.
Japanese designer Shinya Oguchi has produced this prototype table titled Layer that can rotate to expand the overall footprint, as well as offer extra storage space for the user to use.
Japanese potter Misa of Mushimegane Books has opened her kiln for the last time this year, so it’s great to receive a new batch of ceramics straight from her studio in Hyogo, Japan.
I’m really pleased to profile the fantastic work of Fujii Works, we sent Japanese photographer Issei Kashiwagi to travel to their studio and take pictures of them crafting their objects by hand.
Plywood Laboratory is a brand launched in 2016 by manufacturer Takizawa Plywood, who produce functional goods for the home that harness plywood and show the versatility.