Creatives are not really discussing the impact that technology is having on our profession. We tend to think of ourselves as artists who work in the “physical realm”, when in fact we are becoming more and more reliant on technology to stay up to date with our craft. Digital has taken ove
Spanish Artist, Martín Consuegra was born in Toledo, Spain, in 1957. Throughout his time as an artist he has worked in various mediums, from ceramic to glass and furniture design. Moulds of each piece are first hand-sculpted in clay. This allows him to hone shapes and add textural details that will
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
I’ve always been fascinated by Ray and Charles Eames relationship in a design context. Ray was an artist and Charles was more of an industrial designer. Charles knew that Ray knew art and used it to his strength, asking her to create the beautiful bright colour palette and graphics that still
Great designers and great craftsmanship come together less often than one might think. A real shame considering what both parties can bring to the table. British architect and designer John Pawson is one of my favourites, he has a keen eye for simplicity and is consistent across the board in all his
I’ve taken a particular liking to the work of Spanish interior and industrial designer Francesc Rifé. Since our own concept here at OEN is based around craft, simplicity, and good design it’s great to see Francesc is on a similar wavelength. Also influenced heavily by minimalism and tak
When I saw the Alex chair designed by Isaac Piñeiro for the unusually named 'Omelette' I had to share it here. It's a little kick back to the Jean Prouvé forms but with much thinner lines and quirky details such as the inverted arm rests and a swooping back.
Owl Furniture, a brand based in Barcelona headed by maker Alfredo Lopez, have let their beautiful styling and craftsmanship do the talking for their newest collection titled 'Capsules'.
Spanish artist Claudia Valsells currently resides in Barcelona and has a talent for mixing colours that have playful undertones but balance out nicely thanks to her use of bright and dark.
The geometric shapes attached to these free hanging lights were discovered through the experimentation of lines and dots on paper by Spanish designers Alvaro Goula and Pablo Figuera.
This series by Mexican artist Jose Dávila is a collection of sculptural forms that experiment with the notion of shooting upward vertically, also incorporating a mixture of materials to add contrast.
Talented Spanish architect and visionary sculptor Arturo Berned has been creating these gritty and energetic sculptures that stand juxtaposed to the urban environment surrounding them.