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Between Salt & Water by Anubha Sood

Anubha Sood is a New York-based materials artist, graduated from MFA Textiles by Parsons School of Design. Between Salt & Water is a textile project of sculptural forms that began on a research trip to Galway, Ireland, and it is developed with fresh seaweed crystallized over time. The Beginning Anubha Sood: On a research trip…

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TRBN 1916 / JUPITER by Turbina Studio

Turbina is a Spanish art & design studio dedicated to develop and manufacture objects that question time and movement. There is a respectful exploration and comprehension of materials, their forms, and implicit symbology in all of their works. The TRBN 1916 / Jupiter project arises from the studies of stone as a symbol of the…

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WASTELAND series by Annelie Grimwade

Working on ceramics and glass in a multidisciplinary practice, Annelie Grimwade Olofsson explores the borderline between control and self-governed forms. In WASTELAND project, the Swedish designer questions material innovation and investigates the waste of industrial byproducts. This series of sculptures encapsulate toxic byproducts in porcelain, glaze, and glass, underlining the threats and potentials of waste…

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Self Generating Forms by George William Bell

George William Bell’s work is defined by constant research and innovation of materials, and stands on the fine line between art, crafts and design. Combining glassmaking techniques in non-traditional formats and deconstructed forms, George William Bell’s work highlights a clear balance between the skill of the artisanal will and the autonomous expressions of materiality. Self…

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Thalita Hamaoui | A BORDA DO MUNDO at Galeria NAVE

Thalita Hamaoui presents her first solo exhibition in Lisbon, at Galeria NAVE. ‘A BORDA DO MUNDO’ is a series of artistic works expressing the diversity of Thalita Hamaoui’s world through pictorial expressions of plant life, opposing organic forms to rigid style geometry, ‘transporting us to a tropical baroque’, as curator Mercedes Cerón mentions. This exhibition…

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Plant Fever Exhibition at CID Grand-Hornu, Belgium

Plant Fever is a new exhibition curated and coordinated by studio d-o-t-s (Laura Drouet and Olivier Lacrouts) and produced by the CID au Grand-Hornu in Belgium. This exhibition suggests a paradigm shift when looking at the future of design, proposing a new plant-based, Phyto-centered perspective, rather than a human-centered design. Understanding the hidden potential of…

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Estudio de un cuadrado 2.0: Anónima by Carmen M.

“Anónima” means anonymous, the chosen term by Carmen M. Castañeda Díaz to express a concept of work behind her own name. It is a concept based on Haute Couture embroidery, artistic experimentation, and the recovery of craft techniques. Estudio de un cuadrado 2.0 series integrates Anónima by cm’s work and concept, by exploring the memory…

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Q&A with Kalpa Art Living in Volterra, Tuscany

Kalpa Art Living is a philosophical concept of art located in the inspiring centre of the city of Volterra and in the breathtaking art retreat of Borgo Pignano, Italy. These galleries beautifully embrace wabi-sabi‘s spirit where nature, culture and intellect breathe together. We had the chance to talk with Kalpa Living’s creator, the multidisciplinary artist Olga…

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It’s Now or Näver by Emma Dahlqvist

It’s Now or Näver is a project developed by Swedish textile designer Emma Dahlqvist that investigates different ways of applying textile design to birch bark. Through processes of material manipulation, such as laser cutting, origami, and pleating, the birch bark, originally a solid and rigid material, is reinvented and transformed into a soft and dynamic textile.…

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Paper Objects by Cecilia Levy

Cecilia Levy creates sculptures, objects, and installations, using paper from old books. Her work material often reveals traces from the passage of time as well as marks from previous readers. These ‘used’ elements all contribute to the expression of her final paper objects: three-dimensional sculptures merging different stories while creating their own narrative. The Beginning…

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