Recently the work of Polish-German contemporary visual artist Alicja Kwade has captured my attention. I was especially intrigued by her ability to break down complex structures into simple and comprehensible visual and physical experiences. Today’s focus is her sculptures and installations, pa
Danny Duncombe truly amazes with his ‘As Above, So Below’ series. The clever name is based on a collection of sculptures that feature rounded, flat and slatted surfaces that defy a structured “this side up” appearance. Duncombe is a self taught ceramic sculptor based out of L
Rebellious, unique and thought-provoking are just some of the adjectives that can be used to describe Jan Vogelpoel’s ceramic sculptures. She dares to break out of the box with a series of media that ranges from sculptures to hanging works of art. She plays with shapes and colors to make each piec
Najila El Zein has taken full advantage of her creative license to produce thought provoking pieces that produce a remarkable aesthetic. El Zein is a designer that hails from Beirut. She uses objects and materials to tell stories and seeks out materials like concrete, slick travertine and porous sto
There’s a certain balance found in nature that’s hard to depict in a physical object. It’s something I think many of us wish we could attain but feels so far away. Even when using natural materials such as clay or wood the human hand seems to create this boundary between nature its
We present the sculptural work of Toronto-based artist Jen Aitken who takes references from our urban environment and translates these in to sculpture that might stir something inside of us.
For this collection titled "Melting Point", Korean designer Kwangho Lee used a selection of marble and onyx slotted together nicely to construct a unique mixture of sculptural forms.
Eric Tine is based in Southern California where he set up his studio in 2013 that focuses on furniture and product design for the home, making clean and simple works that have a playfulness about them.
Josefina Munoz is a designer based in Geneva, Switzerland who, with the help of craftsmen at the Shu Shifu workshop in China, produced a special collection of 9 ceramic objects.
Talented maker Bruce Rowe has produced this series for 2017, a collection of one-off ceramics titled SCAPE, all of which are sculpted by the artist himself at his studio based in Victoria, Australia.
Stephen Procter is a bit of a legend when it comes to working with glass, he initially began by researching English glass engraving, this inspired him to learn and explore the craft in more detail. During the late 60's and early 70's, in his studio near Ashburton in Devon, UK, Stephen focused entire
I've discovered that it's actually posible for me to create an interesting array of mobiles myself, in fact I finished the first one this week for my office and I think it looks fantastic. Great to see when the light shines in from the front window and the various levels create shadows of all differ