Estudio de un cuadrado 2.0: Anónima by Carmen M.

“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…

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Paper Objects by Cecilia Levy

Cecilia Levy creates sculptures, objects, and installations, using paper from old books. Her work material often reveals traces from the passage of time as well as marks from previous readers. These ‘used’ elements all contribute to the expression of her final paper objects: three-dimensional sculptures merging different stories while creating their own narrative. The Beginning…

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Buit x Gandia Blasco by Mayice Studio

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…

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Azorean Loop by Octavio Barrera

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…

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Ceramics by Guido De Zan

Guido De Zan is a Master of Ceramics who has been developing his craft since 1975, time when he began his research in the field of ceramics. Using mainly stoneware and porcelain, Guido creates both sculptures and functional objects strongly influenced by Japanese and of Northern European aesthetics. There is a feeling of serenity and…

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Split Series by Shinkyu Shon

Split Series by Shinkyu Shon is an artistic expression of the Eastern and Western cultures, by utilizing two different materials: split pine logs and stainless steel. The latter symbolizes modern western materials, while pine trees were usually used as the main pillar of traditional Korean houses. Shinkyu Shon: In Split Series, I wanted to talk…

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Giant Waffle Series by Hiroko Takeda

Inspired by the work of craftspeople of the past, the textile artist Hiroko Takeda blends experimental techniques with traditional Japanese weaving methods. In Giant Waffle series, she explores the sculptural forms of two-dimensional compositions, using organic and synthetic materials such as bast fibers, animal fibers, metallic and plastic yarns. The Beginning Hiroko Takeda: I was trained to create fabrics…

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Criteria series by Chiho Cheon

Chiho Cheon is a South Korean designer that takes inspiration from everyday life. His work is the result of observations and interactions in which everyday objects play an essential role. Criteria Series is a collection of 9 colorful pieces inspired by Seoul’s homeless population and their shelters, made out of cardboard boxes. As Chiho explains, cardboard…

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Celebrating 10 years of 0kcal handbag by Daniel Vieira

It is a special date for both the designer Daniel Vieira and Burel Factory: 0kcal handbag celebrates 10 years in the market while still maintaining its momentum and possibly achieving a very special position between Burel Factory’s most successful products. Made with Burel, 100% Pure Sheep Wool, the handbag’s design features a simple and geometric…

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Chair as Architecture by Corpo Atelier

‘Chair as Architecture’ is a design project developed by Corpo Atelier – an architecture studio established in Faro, southern Portugal, and founded by Filipe Paixão. Inspired by the ambiance of the Southern Portuguese cities, this chair, designed in 2016, is an exercise of architecture on a reduced scale: its lines mark facades such as a…

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