Norwegian artist and designer Kari Mølstad creates organic-looking functional and decorative glass objects that mimic nature’s tangible and microscopic forms. Kari’s practice is characterized by her ongoing experimentation with different glass blowing and cutting techniques, including her innov
The reality is that materials all have their own properties that make them unique. Unfortunately a material like metal doesn’t go that well with ceramic, and wood doesn’t mesh that well glass. There are just certain restrictions that forces designers and makers to stick with one material
The beautiful, minimalist work of UK-based silversmith Alex O’Conner. I was first drawn in by Alex’s ‘Kib and Skath’ capsule collection, a series of wearable sculptures that are part inspired by ancient forms. I thought this idea of incorporating craft in to our everyday live
Some design offers more than just a visual experience. Adi Toch believes that metal vessels and containers are a unique method of communication, engaging and able to stimulate our senses. Experimenting with rounded metal vessels, which are both functional and sculptural, she looks to offer this sens
There’s an interesting transformation when two surfaces combine. Chaehoon Moon for example, a young passionate creative who has been able to harness Korea’s traditions by working with two separate craftsmen, a Korean metalworker and a lacquer artist, to create these stunning forms that h
It's not secret that I'm an admirer of Japanese potter Shinobu Hashimoto's work. I feel as though he's a little underrated as a potter and we're proud to represent him in our shop.
India-based design studio Raw Material have used marble offcuts, searching for beautiful patterns that might not be accepted for commercial use to create a collection of furniture and vessels.
A new selection of lacquer coated spoons, forks, trays and others vessels handmade by talented Saitama based woodworker Hiroyuki Sugawara now available to purchase at OEN shop.
A Copenhagen based glass artisan who mainly works on her own projects but has also collaborated with other designers to create beautiful functional forms that are restraint but are still expressive.
Taiwanese creative Zhu Ohmu, an artist who is currently based in Melbourne, Australia has been experimenting with ceramics in unique ways and integrating them with plants.
Talented Industrial Designer Tim Defleur has decided to embrace the flaws in craft and experiment with 3D Printing using porcelain, the result is a series of objects that plays with asymmetry.
In ceramics the glazes tend to shine as they react with the clay and heat, but I enjoyed these tones created by Mayumi Yamashita, also the techniques she has used to create contrast in the surfaces.