Posts tagged "craft"
Örnsbergsauktionen - auction house with independent design and craft

Örnsbergsauktionen – auction house with independent design and craft

Örnsbergsauktionen is an artist operated auction house for studio produced, independent design and craft. Back for its second year. Örnsbergsauktionen is created by Kristoffer Sundin, Simon Klenell and Fredrik Paulsen. Among the objects you will find unique pieces by TAF, Mia Larsson, Pontus Lindwall, Amba Molly and Andreas Nobel to mention a few. The auction takes place on February...
Sculptural and oversized paper clay objects by Paola Paronetto

Sculptural and oversized paper clay objects by Paola Paronetto

At the 2013 edition of Maison&Objet fair in Paris this week Italian ceramist and artist Paola Paronetto will launch a new collection of oversized bottles and bowls called Cartocci. The paper clay collection has many fascinating facets; plain segments or with texturized surfaces, pure gold applications or vivid colour rectangles, or just simply white. It gets...
Danish Crafts collection CC16

Danish Crafts collection CC16

The cream of the crop of Danish ceramics, glass, textile and furniture is represented in Danish Crafts’ annual collection of modern Danish craft and design, Danish Crafts Collection CC16. For the first time in the history of Danish Crafts’ collections, all the products in this annual collection are brand-new. The collection contains 23 new products,...
Awateef - handweaved by women from Kfar Manda in Galilee

Awateef – handweaved by women from Kfar Manda in Galilee

Awateef is a collaborative project between Knockoutdesign and Palestinian craftswomen of Kfar Manda village in Galilee. The designed series of objects gives a new interpretation of the meeting between the high precision industrial technology and the impeccable beauty and charm of the handicraft. Kfar Manda is a village with one of the highest percentage of...
Stephen Burks: Man Made

Stephen Burks: Man Made

The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York presents the exhibition Stephen Burks: Man Made, March 31st – July 26th, 2011. Stephen Burks: Man Made is the first exhibition of industrial design ever held at the museum in Harlem. At the exhibition the visitors will be able to look into Stephen Burks’s ongoing exploration of the...
Modern design meets local craftmanship

Modern design meets local craftmanship

French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are presenting a new rug collection, called Losanges, designed for the Spanish brand nanimarquina. We have always been captivated by the traditional Persian rug, especially by the very old kilim savoir-faire which we see as a delicate mix of rusticity and fineness. We have been lucky to see this...
Sfera's Uchiwa

Sfera’s Uchiwa

Japanese design brand Sfera started the original Uchiwa collection in the summer of 2009, as an example of adopting Japanese traditional craft into our daily life. Uchiwa is a flat, non-folding Japanese fan which have been a familiar part of daily life since centuries. Sfera’s Uchiwa is redefined to fit contemporary lifestyle, simply showing its...
Stephen Burks at Stockholm Furniture Fair

Stephen Burks at Stockholm Furniture Fair

New York based designer Stephen Burks was invited to make a conceptual exhibition at the Stockholm Furniture Fair which materialized into the Craft Café. Personally it was one of the most inspirational spots of the Stockholm Furniture Fair. Slightly anarchistic and with a lot of emotions and authenticity it was a joy to sit down...
Will Lovikkavanten survive?

Will Lovikkavanten survive?

The Lovikkavanten (Lovikka mitten) is an important part of the handicraft heritage of the last century in Sweden. The Lovikkavanten was originally developed by Erika Aittanaa back in 1892, and with its “fat” felted wool yarn it has protected millions of hands of young and old in Sweden. I have had a lot of pairs...