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Bamboo craft by Chifuyu Enomoto

In this case, the project highlights the craft of Japanese creative Chifuyu Enomoto. It shows the skills of Chifuyu as he puts together a bamboo basket by hand, over the eight minutes we’re taken through the entire process in almost real time with lots of traditional techniques on show.

Corkutis by Poko Design

Corkutisis a cork skin that can be applied to a number of objects in order to protect them from heat, cracks, etc. It is a flexible, mouldable, waterproof and heat-insulating skin that can be applied to various objects that need protection: glass containers, bbq tongs, coffee cups, iPhones?, cars?,… Made from cork grains and natural latex, Corkutis is completely renewable and biodegradable.

Kutani Choemon ceramics by Jaime Hayon

Kutani Choemon was founded in 1879 in Ishikawa, Japan. They have been making tableware and tea ceremony utensils for over 130 years in an integrated system of production from raw material to finished products. Although They are small on a business scale, every piece of work is carefully handmade and hand-painted by experienced craftsmen. Their products feature rich blue and white colors and traditional Kutani color glazes.

Experiment 1 – Skateboard shades by Showoodshop

Sunglasses made from broken skateboard decks. Crafted entirely in Shwood’s local woodshop, this one-of-a-kind pair of sunglasses was created out of curiosity, just to see what was possible. Based in Portland, Oregon Shwood creates handcrafted wooden eyewear using fine exotic hardwoods.

Red clay stool by Red Aede & Apparatu

The Brandery, the Barcelona’s Show dedicated to replace the missing Bred & Butter, presented the design of 15 member firms of Red – Association of Spanish Design – creating space ‘Habitat Design’ from which invites bloggers and visitors socialize and see the latest proposals for interior design.

To be continued by Julien Carretero

To be continued rewound deals with the ‘unmaking of’ a To be continued sideboard cabinet. The piece, which got heavily damaged during the transport back from an exhibition, was declared total loss by the official surveyor appointed by the insurance company. In order to be able to process to the indemnification of the studio for the loss, the insurance company requested the complete destruction of the piece.
We thought it would be more interesting to turn this meaningless destruction into a project in itself, into a kind of performance.

Volcanic rock fibbers into glass by Raimonds Cirulis

Every article is unique and non-repeatable, even if you would like to so. It is impossible to predict which exact design patterns will appear. Indeed, it turns the glass works making process as real excitement, where just in seconds you have to make a decision about the final shape of the article design, until the glass is melted, by following the fibers flow within the glass. Every article is in only one sample, but basic shape styles are basically determined.

126 Pewter desk casting by Max Lamb

Sand casting is one of the earliest forms of casting due to its simplicity and low-tech materials required. Sand casting produces metal components with a rough sand-like texture, often with a crude degree of accuracy, and therefore requires various finishing techniques to improve the surface finish. This time, well known designer Max Lamb returned to his origins with sand-casting methods he experimented while studying at the RCA.

Woodworker by George Nakashima

George Nakashima Woodworker is a custom furniture company located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, owned by siblings Mira and Kevin Nakashima. Founded by their father, George Nakashima (1905-1990), in 1947, the nine-acre site served as a kind of laboratory for integrated living, testing George’s concepts of “decentralization, intermediate technology and living off the land”.

Enignum Motion by Joseph Walsh

To celebrate the October 2010 grand opening of the Mint Museum Uptown, the Mint Museum of Craft + Design (Charlotte, North Carolina, USA) has launched theProject Ten Ten Ten, commissioning 10 of the world’s most innovative craft artists to create works. Joseph Walsh, being one of the commissioned artists, created the Enignum Motion Table, which is now in the Museum’s permanent collection.

Skateboard engraved by Guillem Castellvi

Today we come up with one of those works we really like: talented designers putting their hands on exploring new personal paths. Barcelona based motion graphic designer Guillem Castellvi combined some of his passions to create a personalised engraved skateboard. The result is pure boost of the relief’s beauty and process enthusiasm.

Pleat Box by Apparatu & Mashallah

The idea behind the Pleat Box is that of a sophisticated combination between a digitally-designed crease in a piece of cloth, the silhouette of which is applied to a ceramic base.
The outer part of the lamp is offered in white ceramic, underglazed red clay and grey –the result of recycling different enamels.

Handmade for the industry by Dave Hakkens

Dave Hakkens is a big fan of craftsmanship and he believes our world sometimes just needs products to be made industrially. To make the products produceable for machines they need a 3D file which is designed and drawn on the computer. Usually this is done entirely computer based. Products are starting to look the same and a personal details are lost. He wanted to make a technical product by hand but still produceable for the industry. He did this combining old techniques & crafts with new technologies such special software and 3D scanning.

Ski design, development and testing – Black Diamond Equipment

A massive amount of effort and innovation has gone into their new line of Freeride Series skis. Watch the video here as they take you through all of the the crucial steps from CAD design to prototyping to field testing to manufacturing to quality assurance testing.

Faceture by Phil Cuttance

The FACETURE series consists of handmade faceted vessels, light-shades and table. Each object is produced individually by casting a water-based resin into a simple handmade mould. The mould is then manually manipulated to create the each object’s form before each casting, making every piece utterly unique.

Playing elements by Jolan van der Wiel

Water bottles collected from the streets are used as molds for concrete playing elements. The smooth texture of the bottles gives the casted concrete a huggable surface. The simplicity of the material and production makes the elements easy to reproduce locally.

Unravel knitwear in fashion by Bauke Knottnerus

Phat Knits created by Dutch designer Bauke Knottnerus is a series of brilliantly over scaled furniture pieces. Despite the fact that the designer claims that he doesn’t really see himself as a furniture designer. “I’m more like a material designer,” he explains. “These things I make could end up as furniture or as textiles, it’s more like creating media that can be used to construct a coat or a carpet or a curtain.

Lucas Maassen and sons

His Sons are responsible for the paint job of the furniture which is build in the factory. They get paid 1 Euro for every piece of furniture they paint. As agreed by the contract they signed.

Gravity stool by Jolan van der Wiel

The Gravity Stool thanks its unique shape to the cooperation between magnetic fields and the power of gravity. Departing from the idea that everything is influenced by gravitation, a force that has a strongly shaping effect, he intended to manipulate this natural phenomenon by exploiting its own power: magnetism.


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