Nowadays, the centuries-long tradition of glassmaking is being rediscovered and redefined by young artists and designers who are challenging the boundaries of this medium. Such is the case of Joshua Kerley, who creates minimal and colourful kiln-formed glass sculptural objects and a range of functio
Although I feel as though there’s been a strong movement in Europe and America to support more craftsmen, which Instagram can be partly thanked for, there’s always been a steady flow of younger Japanese craftsmen in the background making quietly without too much publicity. Mitsui Takeyoshi i
A maker of much fascination to me is Japanese lacquer artist Genta Ishizuka. He has used this traditional material to convey some of the contemporary ways in which one can explore this art form and bring joy and curiosity through it. To say Ishizuka had a great 2019 would be an understatement. Not o
John Eric Byers exhibits ‘beauty in simplicity’ stunningly in his range of wooden furniture. This Oregon-based designer and craftsman specialises in creating sophisticated, geometrically-inspired furniture for interior spaces. Every piece in the range is painted in either black or white
Writing on the blog for more than 10 years it’s natural for me to see the progression of some of the maker’s work, not just the ones represented in our shop but also globally. One that I came across in 2013/2014 was the work of Kenny Son who is based in Sydney, Australia. Since that […]
Even if currently based in Paris, ceramic artist Linda Ouhbi’s Moroccan heritage certainly influences her work. These unique stoneware pieces are created using hand-building and coiling techniques, allowing a slow, methodical approach that sets her work apart from the smoothness walls when pul
Kyungwon has been making some waves with her beautiful sculpture that connects many 'thoughts' that sit between sculptural and functional and explore new possibilities in clay.
Joseph Magliaro lives in New York and works in the art and design fields but this series titled Cast Cairns is particularly fascinating as he worked with the bronze workers at the Carl Auböck factory in Vienna.
Shibui is a Japanese word that refers to an aesthetic of simple, unobtrusive beauty and is also a Switzerland-based company founded by designers Athanasios Babalis and Constantinos Hoursoglou.
We are pleased to introduce the work of Japanese craftsman Keiji Tanaka, making a selection of unique tableware that's contemporary with a rustic edge that cuts through nicely.
Traditional Japanese carpentry has always been held in high regard and Japanese furniture maker Iinuma Katsuki is carrying this ideal forward with his simple but detailed woodwork.
Keiichi Sakai is a new maker added to the shop that I’m really proud to represent, producing a selection of handmade wooden objects from his studio in Kakamigahara city in Japan.