Julian Watts is woodworker based in Oakland, California and uses traditional wood carving and furniture making techniques to explore the space between a sculptural form and a functional object.
I was drawn to this work by lighting designer Jason Miller, a Brooklyn-based designer and the founder of Roll & Hill, who has made this ceramic work on the pottery wheel.
Designed by Tamer Nakisci for Turkish glassware brand Nude, these are made from clear, corrugated crystal with a ripple effect running throughout. This effect was what attracted me to these vases.
Seung Hyun Lee's works feature unique surfaces which have been purposely altered, changing when heat or force is applied, giving them fantastic textures that I've not seen before.
Eric Roinestad is a ceramicist, designer and art director who is based in Los Angeles. He was born and raised in California and now designs unique sculptural objects for interiors and the home.
Japanese artist Yoko Komae has a very distinct style and uses hand building technique to make stunning flowing, thin forms that rise up and have textured but natural looking surface.
Guillaume Bardet, who between September 2009 and 2010 sketched one object a day, sourced the help of 14 local ceramicists in Dieulefit, a region in southern France, to produce them.
Here we highlight the fantastic work of Italian designer Moreno Ratti, who has dedicated his design career to working with marble and seeing what functional uses it can have.
South Korean Artist Kiho Kang creates these fantastic looking vessels by coiling and pinching clay, working on them in stages to create striking geometric forms that have an architectural quality.
The KOSE collection was made to rediscover artisanal handicraft in this new technological age, designing simple-looking objects that are pure in shape and their material.
Australian ceramicist Kirsten Coelho conveys a sense of ageing in her beautifully refined porcelain vessels, she's able to create such simple looking shapes with a real twist.
Devin Burgess is an American artist and maker who is situated in Greensboro, Vermont and works with hand-blown and surface-treated glass using subtle colours and delicate shapes.