Forest Wool: the pine fiber potential by Tamara Orjola

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…

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Burel Mountain Originals: from the top of Serra da Estrela to burel

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…

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On Colours series and the value of craft by Philipp Weber

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…

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Terracotta Water Filter by Studio Jose de la O

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…

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HAKUDO X HASAMI PORCELAIN EDITION by Aoiro

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.…

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