Tadao Ando is a very divisive architect. I suppose when you are talking about minimalism, you tend to have a small group who rally behind an artist’s work and then those who like to play down the significance of such strict adherence to one’s values. I see Ando as a disciplined practitio
It’s very difficult to showcase the hard work and dedication that goes on behind the scenes to craft exquisite works of art through imagery alone. Japanese woodworking studio Mori Kougei has multiple facets to their making process that are note-worthy. This new short film does a great job of break
Who doesn’t like a good short film? I came across this stunning piece by Director David Cerqueiro for NOWNESS titled ‘Stone Cut’ that gives us the rare insight in to the lie of sculptor Etsuro Sotoo. Hi work is certainly rare; working on the unfinished masterpiece Basilca Sagrada F
This short video series by Edwin Lee focuses on Japanese craftsmen, which this particular piece on craftsman Kinzaburo Kitamura who makes incense sticks and fragrances in Osaka, Japan.
Germans Ermics, a Latvian designer currently based in Amsterdam, recently collaborated with Frame to make a short film that explores his use of glass to make unique pieces of furniture.
Keikou Tanabe is taking part in the tradition of Yuzen Dyeing, a technique that is part of the Kimono making process and requires the artist to apply dyes to the fabric in order to depict cultural life.
I'm not the sort to discuss movies that require payment, I tend to have a preference towards films that are free for all to view. No matter your background or financial situation we can all take something from the experience. But like everything in life, we do have to support these creatives and giv
Apologies to all of you who have been looking for good video content. I have come across a few short films on my travels but they’ve not really ticked all the right boxes. Some were in a foreign language, which doesn’t really help in terms of inspiration, well unless the imagery is absolutely su
I’m always on the lookout for a series that can inspire me on a more consistent basis, today’s post features world renowned Italian architect and designer Mario Bellini. The short film was produced for Discipline who are a new brand that I’ve not come across before, but they seem to be promoti
Yesterday at the pottery studio I was determined to make a teapot, so I had the studio owner throw the main body for me on the wheel to show the general process and how one can be formed. Like anything new, my first set of attempts were extremely poor, and I couldn't quite grasp what I was actually
It didn't take long for me to step back in to my architectural ways, I feel like it's been a bit heavy on the subject lately and that I haven't given anything else a chance to soak through. To be honest, it could be down to a couple of books that came in to the shop last week relating to a few certa