SOLID VOIDS by Birgitte Due Madsen

SOLID VOIDS was created as a series of objects made by gypsum to be part of the exhibition Hotel Charlottenborg at Kunsthal Charlottenborg curated by the accomplished team behind Ark Journal during 3 Days of Design in Copenhagen. The result of this series is an intersection between art and design, a deep reflection of light…

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Vinte cinco com vinte cinco, cinquenta by Rita de Almeida Martins

Vinte cinco com vinte cinco, cinquenta starts with a common everyday object – the flower pot. Here, its function is reduced, enlarged, transformed or even canceled, and represented in twenty-five jars and twenty-five cylinders.

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Wearable Nature by Sarah Bourke

An exploration of natural forms, curves, and shapes similar to the evolving forms in nature, combining Australian and exotic hardwoods with sterling silver. Sarah Bourke’s work is a Jewellery manifesto for the Australian native flora and all its natural beauty. The Importance of Nature and SustainabilitySarah Bourke: Natures role is a very important part of my design and making process.Each…

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Pilar Tables: The layering of color by INDO

The beginning INDO: The Pilar Collection takes a lot from the Ikat Credenza (image on the left). In a way, it was a further development and refinement of the making and wood dyeing process. The Ikat Credenza explored the making of ikat fabrics. While the use of rich and vibrant colors such as indigo invoke the…

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Bouquets rugs: the Mexican soul by Mestiz

Bouquets suggest a new type of rug arrangement, freeing the forms, and letting them go in different directions but at the same time working as a whole. With our new collection, we seek new possibilities for textiles traditional techniques in Mexico, made by a new generation of craftsmen who are exploring new possibilities in form,…

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Made by Rain: Textile register of rain fall by Aliki van der Kruijs

Is it possible to wear the weather? That’s what the Dutch artist Aliki van der Kruijs asked herself. The result is a concept in which rainfall is recorded on textile, called ‘Made by Rain’, where she developed her own technique: pluviagraphy. Following this technique, the textiles form a collection of weather data: a growing collection…

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Respecting time and nature: Wool Design by Ines Schertel

A love story for wool and nature. Ines Schertel: I’ve never lived in the countryside! I’m a city girl! I’m from Porto Alegre, the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, in Brazil’s deep south. 30 years ago I moved to São Paulo, Brazil’s largest city. About that time, we bought a beautiful…

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‘Sherazade’ and the female role by Siba Sahabi

‘Sherazade’ is the most famous Persian female character and storyteller of One Thousand and One Nights (also known as The Arabian Nights). This collection of West and South Asian stories dates back to the 9th century and was translated by the French writer Antoine Galland in 1717. In the 18th and 19th century, the heroin…

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Antonio – a handmade story

Ana and Sara Mateus, sisters and designers are the second generation of this family business with a 40-year history to its name. This legacy left to them by their father, António, inspired them to create a brand name in his honor. «We believe in a world where people and the environment are essential. Creating a brand…

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Khadi Frays and the idea of patience by Sophie Rowley

‘Khadi Frays’ is a series of textile wall pieces developed during a recent one-year stay in India. They are inspired by the Khadi Spirit. The Indian term ‘Khadi Spirit pays reference to the symbolic craft of Khadi, an indigenous, time-consuming Indian artistry in which natural fiber cloths are spun and woven by hand. When I developed this…

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