Phygital Design By POA Studio

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One of the major trends to observe within the interior design scene is with no doubt the transformation of digital design (3D rendering) into physical pieces including set or spatial design that is part of the story, and the phygital design by POA Studio is no exception. Giovanni Valdeavellano runs Studio Poa and has been showing his first collection during Sight Unseen's virtual …

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The Poetry Of Self Portrait By Ziqian Lu

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We're not sure when we've seen such beauty of muted self-portraits lately. Now that the prefix SELF has gained a whole new perspective, this kind of work gains an unexpected momentum though the idea is to shy away from eye-contact by exposing her body as a medium of expressing movement and emotion.   Ziqian Lu, based in Shanghai, describes her work as …

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Ceramicist Of The Month: Ceri Muller

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I am thinking of the Tactility Trend these days. How might it change now that many of us are two months into confinement? How much softer has it to be? And do we need to go back to rawer design again? Is austerity the new look? Meanwhile, we found Cape Town-based creative Ceri Muller and her fingerprint ceramics which must be very …

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Eny Lee Parker’s #stayhome miniature home clay project

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New creativity has been sprung these days, with millions of people staying home. We'd like to share today Eny Lee Parker's miniature home clay project she initiated on her IG feed with much participation. Before we do, you might want to learn that the Instagram hashtag #dollhouse has 1.6 million posts and #miniature has 4.3 million, we see a trend emerge …

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Ceramicist of the month: Cecil Kemperink

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This time the ceramicist of the month is Cecil Kemperink, a Dutch artist who uses ceramics as her medium of expression. Cecil was fascinated by art from a very young age and started to study fashion but soon realized she needed a discipline that would allow her to experiment with a broader range of materials. So, she switched to visual arts. …

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Daisy Collingridge: When textile art and sculpture blur

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Whenever you see a student thriving who graduates from St. Martins, you know you are in for a tactile treat. Daisy Collingridge's wearable pastel-colored bodysuits are no exception and surprise by their refreshing take. With names like Burt, Clive, and Lippy, her characters aim to push quilting to the absolute extreme.     The artisan process includes hand-dyed jersey and other fabrics filled with …

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