Tag: "handmade"

Ring Maker’s tenderness and dedication

These days most jewelry is made by specialized machines. With this video IDIFILMS wanted to show the tenderness and dedication this artisan uses when he makes a ring. This is only a brush stroke to show what these jewel artisans are able to make.

Making the Dragon’s Egg from Game of Thrones

They are Rextorn and they have made the Dragon Egg from Game of Thrones by using the technique of repousse, chasing and metal spinning.

Handmade Yorkshire – Tony Slinger Footwear

Today we present the first film of series based on hand made items within the Yorkshire region in the United Kingdom. The Series will explore the personal lives of the people and families that bring these items to life either for a hobby or profession.
Tony Slinger, a bespoke shoe maker spares his time to speak about his career history and the traditional methods used for producing some of Yorkshires finest leather shoes.

The Chair that Rocks, Studio José de la O

A video about the rocking chair culture in Tlacotalpan, México. Designers and Artists are invited to spend some days in Tlacotalpan, where they are encouraged to design and build a product using local resources and traditional crafts from the region.

The chair designer, the story of Holger Drews

Holger Drews is a character. Growing up in the sixties and seventies had a huge influenceon him, fully emerging into the hippie movement and living life in it’s extremes. He became on of the shining figures for the movement in Denmark, but his biggest passion stayed the designing of furniture, especially chairs.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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