The artistry of Dahye Jeong, winner of the 2022 Loewe Foundation Craft Prize, speaks volumes of South Korea’s rich but diminishing tradition of horsehair craft. Going beyond mere preservation, Jeong breathes new life into this ancient art form with her contemporary interpretation, a feat that
Bridging the divide between nature and urban life, traditional craftsmanship and contemporary design, KHJ Studio, led by Kim HyunJoo, presents a harmonious blend of art, craft, and sustainability. Her enchanting ‘Landscape’ series, a collection of stone sculptures that mimic the serene c
In my opinion, one of the under appreciated areas of ceramic design is the exploration of surfaces and textures. Shapes are impressive, but there’s something much deeper when it comes to the clay surface and the qualities it can transmit. For this reason when I saw the work of UK-based South K
Hattern, meaning Happy Pattern, is a studio under the art direction of Jae Yang working between Seoul and Milan. The ‘Mellow Collection’ is a series of Acrylic objects that use both blurred and clear surfaces in a variety of colour gradients. The inspiration behind these objects is the work of 1
Seoul-based designer and artist Rahee Yoon is acquainted with all sorts of techniques ranging from metalwork and ceramics to textiles, acrylic and epoxy resin casting, and woodwork. Over the years, this eclectic knowledge has inspired her craft as she often experiments with materials of diverse qual
How can we assume that there’s no story to tell through craft? That our emotion can’t come through in to these natural materials? I suppose thousands of years of functional forms takes the edge off an art that is, and has always been, about self expression. Maybe then, it takes a special
Korean Designer Yun Sohyun's intent with this series titled 'Tone' was to create an "artwork in everyday life" and has achieved this through the use of acrylic and various colours combinations.
South Korean designer Byung Hoon Choi has studied design and crafts extensively throughout his career, working closely with craftsmen to make his ideas come to fruition.
Hattern, meaning Happy Pattern, released their very first project titled 'Mellow Collection', a series of Acrylic block vases that use both blurred and clear surface in a variety of colour gradients.
Titled 'Segmentation', this series of glass sculpture by Jiyong Lee is inspired by the journey of a cell, starting with a single cell and going through a million divisions to become life.
Eindhoven-based South Korean designer Seung Binyang has applied ott-chil to paper to make a new material for tableware that's waterproof, durable, sterilised and eco-friendly.
South Korean ceramic artist Inwha Lee creates these mesmerising porcelain vessels, which have unique abstract sections. The walls are so fine that light can completely pass through them.