Category: Trends

Canoa Lab – Part II

«We are also aware that the world is unstoppable, and patterns of action need to be renewed, even in craftery, whose model is in a moment of division and continual change.»   It could be said that our pieces and our space, CANOA-lab (a place…

Syzygy Eclipe by OS ∆ OOS

«This physical blocking of the light was an important aspect in our concept, where a total of three different lights demonstrate the three different aspects of a syzygy; transit, occultation and eclipse.»   Syzygy Eclipse is a light from the Syzygy series; where each individual…

Object & Totem by Julianne Ahn

«Ceramics as a craft has always been a trend.  It’s just taking a new and interesting wave in this modern digital age where making something tactile keeps you present.»   I suppose there’s no story behind Object & Totem, just a circumstance I found myself…

Ceramics by Karen Tinney

«In order to maintain balance – I draw my inspiration from art, architecture, and textures found out in the world.»   My background is in home product and furniture design; I attended Parsons School of Design in New York City and worked there designing professionally…

Pulau Banda by Velasco Velasco

«[Pulau Banda] uses the narrative potential of textiles, long forgotten by most of western peoples but beautifully preserved in the everyday of African and Asian cultures.»   My name is Marta Velasco Velasco, one Velasco is from Colombia and the other from Spain. Growing between…

Round Chair by Mikiya Kobayashi

«And I think Japanese calligraphy is similar to interior design. We can make good space, by putting beautiful and functional thing in a space. Japanese calligraphy has developed my sense of balance when designing.»   The Round chair is for TAIYOU&C. TAIYOU&C. is a brand…

To Die For by I and Me

«We looked at militaria and how fabric plays a huge part as a base for cover and shelter and as protection and function when in garment form.»   The most relevant questions explored through I AND ME conceptually and aesthetically really stem from a personal…