Unfortunately we as consumers have become so impatient. The instant gratification of something fresh and shiny out of the box seems to fizzle out with time, leaving us wanting more and more of that initial feeling when we first set our eyes on it. It takes foresight to see something for its maturing
Okkim draws upon her Korean heritage to present a contemporary approach to the traditional practice of lacquering objects for decoration and longevity. Known as Ottchil, the process involves layering natural resin from lacquer trees onto an object, resulting in stunningly beautiful surface qualities
Montreal based designer Loïc Bard has taken it upon himself to experiment with shape starting with freely drawn sketches that are then carved out of wood directly and testing them in real life.
Rooms, owned by designers Nata Janberidze and Keti Toloraia, used "Homestone" to carve a collection of furniture that plays with basic geometric forms and the solidity of this organic rock.
Alma's been a massive inspiration for both of us here recently, somehow he's not featured on the site but today I've finally got round to putting together some nice imagery of his work and hopefully this small article will sum up what's behind his pieces and how he creates these fantastic sculptures