Author: Through Objects

Burel Mountain Originals – Parte II

«Today we are striding towards an awareness of the future and for the certainty that sustainability is the way forward.»   Burel Mountain Originals products have a very special soul resulting from their origins and the way they are produced. It all starts with pure…

Burel Mountain Originals Part I

«From the top we thought in a special, unique and sustainable project, with a Portuguese soul and our feet at the Mountain that gave us life.»   We were in 2010, in Manteigas, in the heart of Serra da Estrela. From the top we thought in…

Sender One by Brave Matter

«I chose to use as one of the materials, Himalayan salt crystal for its inherent light diffusing qualities and its connection to the past. In this case, the crystallization of an ancient sea salt deposit formed and preserved under enormous pressure millions of years ago.»…

NDT. Design Brand

«Even though people become more sophisticated each day, there is still a need for authentic and human experiences, and we believe this involves greats moments as parties, dinners or a simple cake baked by grandmother.»   NDT.design was founded twenty-two years ago in a small town…

Tactile Perception by Lisa Merk

«We live in a time where there is a great need for renewal of our burial-traditions and religious values in terms of funerals.»   This concept is a suggestion to change our burial habits, specifically cremation, into a biodegradable system. I wanted to find a…

Paper Bricks by Studio Woojai

«I aimed to create furniture out of them. In my research to create stronger and stable shape and form, I came to the form of bricks, hence the PaperBricks were born!»   When I was taking out the rubbish one day, I saw there were…

Forest Wool by Tamara Orjola

«With my project, I am trying to suggest that something good can be made out of something bad. To conserve the world’s forests, we must reinvent our wood use.»   It all began with meticulous research about the forgotten value of plants and techniques. There…

BOB the Bench by Kevin Hviid

«It is so important for me to see and touch everything in my design process. Shape, thickness, material and weight are tested again and again, as to get the precise results.»   The bench was created as a showpiece, selected to be presented at RE…

Atelier Lane Marinho

«I can see there is a big movement from this generation trying to find purpose in making things. They already know that money it is not everything. They know that is important to serve the community with something they really believe and with something they…

Ocaña chair by Estudio Brana

«They were designed strategically, rationalizing the material, making sure that they do not have any waste since a piece of the bench for children is cut from a large stool.»   To Ocaña stools I have a special affection since they were my first designs…