Vilde Hagelund is a furniture designer based in Oslo who believes that material, form and function should be equally valued throughout the design process. With a crafter hand and an artist’s mind, she has been using woodcarving techniques and tools to explore different shapes, as seen in one of her latest projects, the Remissus Series.…Read more "Remissus wooden objects by Vilde Hagelund"
Cassy McArthur is an Australian Artist focused on the investigation and use of clay bodies, rock and materials collected from the natural environment to create hand-built ceramic forms. With an innate desire for discovery, Cassy developed an artistic pathway of exploration and discovery that aims to highlight inspiration, process and materiality, whilst remaining responsive to…Read more "Ceramic Series by Cassy McArthur"
STUDIO SHINYOO is a collective furniture design studio based in Sweden and South Korea. The studio’s founders, SHIN YONGSUB and YOO SEUNGMIN, explore their role as design translators willing to maintain cultural characteristics through their work. The LIN Series (林 [Lin]; forest in Chinese) is a collection of furniture inspired by nature, human and balance,…Read more "L I N Chair by STUDIO SHINYOO"
Inspired by the simplicity of forms and Japanese “sensitivity to things”, Mónica Santos creates delicate and sensorial objects, which go beyond their functional character. The Inflorescence Vase, developed by this Portuguese designer from Porto, adds a new meaning to the archetypal flower, where flower arrangements are suspended in the exterior surface of vases. The Beginning…Read more "Inflorescence Vase by Monica Santos Studio"
The New York-based artist Sui Park explores the dynamism of organic forms and biomorphic shapes, made with mass-produced industrial materials, in particular, monofilament and cable ties. As the Korean artist says, her work ‘represents transitions, and transformations of nature, the forms are to capture subtle but continuous changes in our emotions, sentiments, memories, and expectations.’…Read more "SUITABLE & BLOOM Series by Sui Park"
Graduated in Design from ISIA University in Florence, Cosma Frascina is a designer who finds inspiration in the roughness of nature and artisanal techniques. The Italian designer is most interested in sculpting objects using calcarenite and bioclastic limestones and traditional techniques, but with an experimental approach to each piece. In Eroded Panorama Series, Cosma Frascina…Read more "Eroded Panorama series by Cosma Frascina"
Seungjoon Song is a multidisciplinary designer based in Seoul and Eindhoven and currently completing a master’s degree in Contextual Design at Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands. Throughout his work, Seungjoon Song deals with the process of capturing and describing the interpretation of monochromatic colors as three-dimensional objects as the main topic. Sienna Series explores…Read more "Sienna Series by Seungjoon Song"
KM zero is a design project that was born out of a quarantine scenario in Spain, in which the designers lived for several weeks in lockdown and with limited access to work resources. This project, based between Barcelona and Madrid, invites Spanish-based object and furniture designers to reflect upon time spent in quarantine and to…Read more "Q&A with Sanna Völker / KM ZERO"
Luis Vega is a Designer-researcher with a particular focus on craft as a platform to investigate ways of socializing knowledge through materiality. Since 2019, Luis Vega works as a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Design at Aalto University while he also collaborates on other personal design challenges. Translations is a project that highlights the…Read more "Translations & Suruga Series by Luis Vega"
Studio B. Severin’s approach to design starts from a deep cultural and anthropological research, followed by a process of developing objects that aim to answer several sociological questions. This French-German duo of Birgit Severin and Guillaume Neu-Rinaudo aims to create ‘narrative objects that reflect about past and present while opening up to alternative futures’. MEMORIES…Read more "MEMORIES OF A FLOWER MEADOW by Studio B. Severin"