Imagine providing a caveman with the advanced tools that allow him to create stunning sculptures and furnishings while forcing him to use only the materials that are available to him as the base for those creations. If that caveman had an eye for balance and beauty it’s likely that he would end up
When considering ceramics, what comes to mind? A figurine? A colourful coffee mug? I can assure you the nothing in your imagination will quite prepare you for Kerryn Levy’s awe-inspiring pieces. When constructing these items, Levy’s imagination knows no bounds. Her shapes curve, spiral and twist
Nature is so alive with colour, form and texture, it cannot help but inspire us. Artists Johnny and Ashleigh Ninos from Ninos Studio are particularly inspired by movement and the textures found in nature, helping them to craft their collage-like art collection. They use a combination of different ma
Slotting shape and implementing colour in a harmonious manner shares so many similarities with all the other art forms. If broken down, craft, for example, is essentially shape and colour and how they combine to form something aesthetically appealing. Everyone has their own aesthetic so this can be
From the elaborate curves of certain plants and the detailed patterns on seashells to the soft flow of water, nature’s design offers plenty we can draw from to use in creative processes. German artist, Anna Badur, has always had a fascination with nature and is often using its principles as in
I wanted to highlight this fantastic series titled 'Curv' that consists of a table and chair designed by Swiss-based designer Jörg Boner for German furniture makers Stattmann.
Brisbane-based artist Nicolette Johnson intrigued me with her series titled 'Topiaries' that's a meditation on botanical forms, symmetry in nature, and the tension between organic and man-made.
Philipp Dase, a photographer born and raised in Germany, has a talent for capturing rich images of architectural wonders and other sights that can be found in nature.
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.
British ceramic artist Effie Gibson has a keen eye for nature-inspired surfaces, especially these pieces from her 'Mountain Range' series that all reference worn and weathered surfaces.
Mikiya Kobayashi is a talented Japanese designer and has produced a collection of functional tableware inspired by the natural landscape that all have beautiful undulating curves.
This series by artist Maddie Sharrock and photographer Brooke Holm explores Earth's opposing environments through a collaboration of sculpture and photography.