My background is in home product and furniture design; I attended Parsons School of Design in New York City and worked there designing professionally before relocating to Philadelphia for a new job. Throughout my schooling and in my spare time, my passion for fiber arts grew and I was always experimenting and learning new skills.…Read more "Ceramics by Karen Tinney"
The Lilies of Forgiveness vessels were produced in collaboration with Régime des Fleurs, a Los Angeles-based fragrance company. I met Alia and Ezra a couple of years ago and we connected on a mutual appreciation and interest in art, history, and nature. Lilies of Forgiveness is a meditation on transcendence. The forms directly reference ancient…Read more "Lilies of Forgiveness and the tipping point by Alana Wilson"
The Beginning Tamara Orjola: It all began with meticulous research about the forgotten value of plants and techniques. There is a lot of knowledge and awareness we used to pass from generation to generation which got forgotten due to the development of mass-production. Valuable local materials and techniques are left behind due to the unwillingness…Read more "Forest Wool: the pine fiber potential by Tamara Orjola"
When I was taking out the rubbish one day, I saw there were lots of paper rubbish in the bin. And most of them were newspapers and advertisements which we get a lot in our mailboxes and which we only look for few seconds and throw away. I thought this was a pity and wanted…Read more "Paper Bricks by Studio Woojai"
We were in 2010, in Manteigas, in the heart of Serra da Estrela. 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. There was born Burel Mountain Originals, reinventing the value and the wealth of the region, wanting to…Read more "Burel Mountain Originals: from the top of Serra da Estrela to burel"
The ‘On Colours’ series is a continuation of my project ‘A Strange Symphony’. In that project, I created a special glassblowing pipe. Reminiscent of a trumpet, it stands for the allegory between glassblowing and music. While ‘A Strange Symphony’ is a performative and playful exploration of the process of blowing glass, ‘On Colours’ is more…Read more "On Colours series and the value of craft by Philipp Weber"
The object is inspired on the artifacts used to collect, store and serve water in Tlacotalpan – a beautiful town in the South East of México where I work, mostly organizing the Chair that Rocks workshops. Tlacotalpan had a very interesting tradition of water jar pottery, where they, very rustically, produced terracotta filters and containers to clean…Read more "Terracotta Water Filter by Studio Jose de la O"
The Fragrance of HAKUDO represents fascinating qualities of the white clay through the scent that are rejuvenating, vitalizing, and purifying to the mind & spirit. ‘Listening’ to scent allows your senses to be infused & to experience it with one’s entire being. It invites you to take a deep breath, to prepare yourself for the day and to feel a sense of tranquility in the evening.…Read more "HAKUDO X HASAMI PORCELAIN EDITION by Aoiro"