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

CeraMetal collection by Einat Kirschner

«The final design was created with the Japanese “Wabi-Sabi” theory in mind-finding beauty in the imperfect»   The CeraMetal collection was made as my final project for my first degree in Industrial Design at HIT (Holon Institute of Technology). The collection started out as an…

HAKUDO X HASAMI PORCELAIN EDITION by Aoiro

«This distinctive metallic glazed porcelain tea cups are fired within the natural beauty of the mountains in the town of Hasami in Nagasaki prefecture, well known for their artisans who have been manufacturing ceramics for over four centuries.»   The Fragrance of HAKUDO represent fascinating qualities of the white clay through the scent…

Black Pottery by Sara de Campos

«They are made out clay, with a specific firing technique called “barro negro” This pottery technique has always been used in an utilitarian way such as cookware, tableware and containers to store olives, olive oil, corn, wine or water.»   I knew the technique of…

&Ability by Faberhama

«Our research aims to identify alternative scenarios, in which objects can be the result of a more inclusive society (…) alluding to possible connections between individuals and the knowledge sharing.»   The biggest challenge behind &Ability is to create a framework where different actors and…

Human Ivory by Lucie Majerus

«”Human Ivory” proposes an egalitarian jewellery collection, where the body is being adorned by it’s own gem, polished from recognizable teeth into an abstract but familiar pearl shape.»   While researching abundant and scarce materials, I was intrigued by the amount of meat industry waste…

Wooden shoes by Lex Pott

«Studio Thomas Vailly took a natural element, the Pinus Pinaster tree, ripped it apart – rearranging its elements into man-made materials.»   “Reconfiguration of a tree” is a research project focused on Pinus Pinaster, a resinous tree harvested for its pitch. Studio Thomas Vailly took…

Vanitas by Birgit Severin

«I strongly believe that beauty, neither in humans nor in objects, is based on perfection. It’s rather change, imperfection and even decay through which beauty unfolds.»   I started to work with rubber and surface textures during the last year of my Master at the…