Japanese artist Yoko Komae has a very distinct style and uses hand building technique to make stunning flowing, thin forms that rise up and have textured but natural looking surface.
These unique free standing sculptures by American creative Matt Paweski are small and come in groups, but experiment in the space of sculpture, painting, and architecture.
Working in collaboration with various independent craftsmen, Iraqi born designer Hozan Zangana has been able to make unique objects that obscure the functionality of the piece at hand.
Minimalist works by Turkish artist Ipek Kotan are really inspiring as they show what can be done with an open vessel. The forms are beautiful on the eye and they're also interesting and detailed.
American creative Anne Lilly has really elevated the field of sculpture with her work, creating intricate and complex engineered works of art from metal and other materials.
Interesting materials usually breed interesting results. Here Korean creative Wonmin Park has designed a collection of resin furniture that are both innovative and eye catching.
Guillaume Bardet, who between September 2009 and 2010 sketched one object a day, sourced the help of 14 local ceramicists in Dieulefit, a region in southern France, to produce them.
I bumped in to the functional work of Japanese artist Toshihisa Ishihara, and it reminded me how these old techniques in clay can apply charm and character to the finished objects.
Here we highlight the fantastic work of Italian designer Moreno Ratti, who has dedicated his design career to working with marble and seeing what functional uses it can have.
Design studio OS & OOS, run and founded by Dutch designers Oskar Peet and Sophie Mensen, have tried to play with light in unusual ways with their series of glass sculptures called "Perspectives".
This studio is the brainchild of Arianna Lelli Mami and Chiara Di Pinto, also co-founders of the established creative agency under the name 'Studiopepe'. Here's a selection of experimental works from their portfolio.
With his works artist Marcel Frey is querying many of the functional design decisions that we make and the artistic potential of the items found in our surroundings.