The Moulthrop Family of Woodturners

I thought we’d look into the life of the Moulthrop family today as I watched this wonderful documentary last night run by PBS titled Craft in America which was deeply inspiring. The Craft in America series has been running for quite a while, but as a European citizen we don’t really hear too much about these sorts of shows, but luckily for us we’re able to watch them all on the PBS website. To pinpoint the exact segment that I’m on about …

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Ceramic Work by Keiichi Tanaka and Aya Omachi

I’ve been meaning to write a little piece about these great objects, but firstly I had a problem with the image sizes and secondly we’ve had so many ceramics on the blog it’s been hard not to saturate the schedule with the same sort of thing again and again. So I’ve held off just a little while, but now seems like a great day to get it out there in the open, the only disappointing thing is that I can’t …

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Sarjaton by Iittala

I was pleased this afternoon when I came across the video that can be seen below produced by Iittala, originally a glass factory in Finland but they now make all sorts of objects to “enrich people’s everyday lives”. You may know them for one particular collaboration that took place with Alvar Aalto, producing a vase collection that was both fluid and organic, to this day they’re still mouth blown and it takes seven craftsmen working as …

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