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"
Mercedes Vicente is a Spanish artist specialized in craft and textiles. In her series of sculptures, she explores fabrics behavior and skeleton volumes that expand to originate different designs. The final objects emphasize a sense of simplicity and neutrality that integrates an experience of time and space. The Beginning Mercedes Vicente: The idea behind my…Read more "Sculpture Series by Mercedes Vicente"
Turbina is a Spanish art & design studio dedicated to develop and manufacture objects that question time and movement. There is a respectful exploration and comprehension of materials, their forms, and implicit symbology in all of their works. The TRBN 1916 / Jupiter project arises from the studies of stone as a symbol of the…Read more "TRBN 1916 / JUPITER by Turbina Studio"
Working on ceramics and glass in a multidisciplinary practice, Annelie Grimwade Olofsson explores the borderline between control and self-governed forms. In WASTELAND project, the Swedish designer questions material innovation and investigates the waste of industrial byproducts. This series of sculptures encapsulate toxic byproducts in porcelain, glaze, and glass, underlining the threats and potentials of waste…Read more "WASTELAND series by Annelie Grimwade"
George William Bell’s work is defined by constant research and innovation of materials, and stands on the fine line between art, crafts and design. Combining glassmaking techniques in non-traditional formats and deconstructed forms, George William Bell’s work highlights a clear balance between the skill of the artisanal will and the autonomous expressions of materiality. Self…Read more "Self Generating Forms by George William Bell"
“Anónima” means anonymous, the chosen term by Carmen M. Castañeda Díaz to express a concept of work behind her own name. It is a concept based on Haute Couture embroidery, artistic experimentation, and the recovery of craft techniques. Estudio de un cuadrado 2.0 series integrates Anónima by cm’s work and concept, by exploring the memory…Read more "Estudio de un cuadrado 2.0: Anónima by Carmen M."
Mayice is a multi-disciplinary studio with its headquarters in Madrid founded by architects Marta Alonso Yebra and Imanol Calderón Elósegui in 2014. Over recent years they have worked on interior design projects and objects that have been exhibited at the design weeks of cities such as New York, London, and Milan. For their creations, they…Read more "Buit x Gandia Blasco by Mayice Studio"
Inspired by human feelings of fragility, sensibility, and imperfection, Wenqi Liu plays with materials and techniques to develop unexpected artworks with porcelain and textile. In all of her works, she integrates her skills of textile design into her work as a ceramist and lets us discover her delicate collection of ceramic textures explored through different…Read more "Ceramics by Wenqi Liu"
Working between Barcelona and the Canary Islands, Octavio Barrera is a Canary born designer with a special interest in primary materials and creative explorations. His ‘Azorean Loop’ project, represents an exploratory journey in the Azorean Islands, Portugal, where Octavio Barrera revalues the souvenir model through the landscape and crafts of the place itself. As he mentions, this project…Read more "Azorean Loop by Octavio Barrera"