Short Film on Sculptor James Doran-Webb

At the risk of overloading you all with projects centred around wooden construction I unearthed this short film on British sculptor James Doran-Webb earlier this morning that completely blew me away. The artist who bases himself in the archipelago region of the Philippines transforms discarded inanimate driftwood and other understated materials into life-sized sculptures of animals, with his latest creation reenacting the …

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Works by Irish Furniture Designer Joseph Walsh

I’ve decided to bring across something a little more contemporary than what we’ve regularly been looking at here on the site, as I was really taken aback by the shire craftsmanship and vision that furniture designer Joseph Walsh presents through his creations. Founding his studio in 1999 Joseph has worked hard to craft his own creative path, self teaching himself everything he knows while pushing the boundaries …

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Ceramics By Enno Jäkel

Our quest for a little inspiration takes us into europe this morning, to Cologne in Germany to be precise as we bring across this impeccable set of ceramics by artisan Enno Jakel. In recent months the both of us have definitely developed an admiration for the art of creating objects out of clay and porcelain so to stumble across Enno’s work today was the perfect start to my day. What stands Enno’s work aside from a lot of the …

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Short Film on Blacksmith Joe Elliot

Not too long ago Mark brought us a great little film from American boot maker Danner and today we are heading back their way for another short film about a blacksmith named Joe Elliot. It seems pretty logical for Danner to profile the work of Joe in this way, as both of their products are immersed in a consideration for mastery within craftsmanship. Joe has been working as a blacksmith for over thirty years now and handcrafts …

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Allan Adler Short Film

We’ve really gone to town recently on the whole craftsmanship vibe, sharing short films on ceramists, boat builders, traditional bread-makers and today Silversmiths Allan Adler. Built on a foundation that dates back to the 1940’s, Allan opened a studio where he mastered designing, spinning, forging and polishing both silver and gold. Mr Adler’s passion for creating beautiful objects by hand offered him the opportunity …

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