The 2013 “YÉOL Artisan of the Year” was awarded to master artisan Kim Soo-Young in collaboration with modern designer Kim Soo-Young. Together they raise the value of traditional crafts and modernise them for everyday use. Brass itself is a symbol of sophistication in traditional Korean culture.
“IMO starts from a feeling of nostalgia for the old, the simple and the union between them.”
Jordi, Quinta for friends, is a wood craftsman who creates objects with soul. That part of things unseen, but feel. His method of production ensures that each of its creations have something unique that will never be replicated in other piece.
Kaspar Hamacher loves wood and his chain saw. Belgium designer Kaspar Hamacher creates furniture that range from chairs to shelves. Using nature as a source of inspiration he aims to design simple pieces that are not artificially produced.
Extrusion Bowls by apparatu is a project that focuses on the discover of a seemingly impossible texture. The process begins with the deformation of a hollow cylinder of extrusioned clay, after which they focus on the cracks that were generated.