Multicolour Marbling and Mosiac in Craft and Design

We mentioned this trend a while back. Handcrafted marbling and mosaic effects that have caught our attention encompass clothing, textiles, rugs, tableware and furniture, including: Carpets by Beldi and Boccara. Turned paper vases by Pia Wustenberg and lamps by Becky Creed. Studio Silo plates and textiles by Wendy Tsu. Console table with magnet tiles by […]

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Imperfect World: Weathered and Worn Fabric and Furniture Finishes

The Japanese philosophy of Wabi-Sabi sees imperfection as a form of beauty – a product can actually be enhanced by its irregularity. Here we take a look at some designs which celebrate the imperfection of handcrafted work. In the spirit of our previous post, Kaixi Lin reuses discarded materals to create functional woven textiles. Inspired […]

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Tools For The Future – Utility and Craftsmanship

Oscar Medley-Whitfield creates pottery from Thames mud. Based beside the river in SE1, he calls his creations Wharfeware. There are many problems associated with using mud rather than clay. The drying out and tempering process makes the mud crack and it can’t be modelled and manipulated like clay. Oscar has created his own casting process, […]

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Visuology Magazine Issue 1 – A/W 2014-15

  Visuology = Vision + Intuition + Sociology. Buy your copy here. In the first issue of this new magazine for trend spotters, fashion/interiors professionals and designer-makers, we provide inspiration and ideas on colour, styling and new products encompassing fashion, furniture, art, accessories and lifestyle. The emphasis is on sustainability and ‘style beyond trends.’  

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