Category: Objects

WIRE COLLECTION by VIU EYEWEAR

«Each individual pair is then handcrafted at a manufacturer in the Italian Dolomites or on Honshū Island in Japan in more than 80 manual steps.»   Designed in Switzerland with great attention to detail. VIU prescription glasses and sunglasses unite brilliant design with a transparent…

Ceramics by Leah Kaplan

«Arranged one way, a set of vessels might conjure a cityscape or landscape. Positioned another way, the same pieces can appear more anthropomorphic, suggesting familial relationships or even emotional states.»   Currently, my studio practice follows two distinct, but intertwined, threads: an exploration of light…

Ceramics by Enriqueta Cepeda

«I do not strive to achieve perfection, but instead, to achieve harmony in the irregular. I like to get a relatively heavy vessel to be experienced as graceful and easy.»   I work with my hands and with very simple tools, because I want to…

Zerezes Sunglasses

«We believe that creating products that last for years and can be repaired is one of the most responsible things we can do as a company to the world» Zerezes started in Rio in 2012, while we were still studying design. We found an American…

Canoa Lab – Part II

«We are also aware that the world is unstoppable, and patterns of action need to be renewed, even in crafts, 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…

Canoa Lab – Part I

«We think the dizzying speed of the current world keeps us from seeing how really important things are. So TIME was a key element for us, as it is probably the most valuable thing we have.»   CANOA started as an idea around October 2015…

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…