Innovative Wooden Vessels and Shapes by Shimoo Design

A selection of functional but sculptural looking objects by Japanese studio Shimoo Design, who mainly specialise in making handcrafted furniture. Shimoo was founded in Toyama Prefecture in 1997 by husband and wife duo Kazuhiko and Saori Shimoo. They’ve been experimenting with a variety of different forms and shapes since, particularly at a smaller scale which is always nice to see. It …

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Wooden Lights and Vessels by Laszlo Tompa

I’m constantly amused by the internet, you set off looking for one very specific topic and it often throws you completely in another direction. One thing I’m sure you’ve seen us mention previously is the fact we’d like to highlight more work here in Europe that takes on similar design sensibilities to that of Japan, the Scandinavian countries often find a nice parallel but other representatives are typically tucked away and hard to come by …

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Selection of goods from Analog Life Store

After enjoying the talents of origami artist Robert J Lang yesterday I thought I’d head towards Japan where the craft originates from in search of further inspiration today. I didn’t come across anymore origami but I did stop by at the Analog life online shop where they had lots of wooden vessels up for offer, so I’ve compiled a selection that I’m sure many of you are really going to enjoy. One of the big positives about the Analog store is that they …

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