Category: Experienced Narratives

“If we combine the experience economy with the identities narrated under the banner of an experience and symbolic culture that overthrows material culture, then we identify a new mentality that aggregates concepts such as storytelling, nostalgia, experienced, discourse, roots and identities…” trendsobserver.com

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…

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…

Seidla by Res Anima

«There might be just a few things which are really meaningful for the individual person, which are carefully selected over a lifetime.»   There are not many regions that have their own specialized drinking vessels to offer. The stein, however, is a world famous and…

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.»…