Ceramicist of the month: Alice Walton

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Hong Kong-based Ting-Ying Gallery brings a dynamic and highly influential mission to the world of contemporary craft by stimulating ongoing dialogues between East and West, tradition and innovation, function and aesthetics. For a recent show collaboration, British ceramic artist Alice Walton contributed with her hypnotizing porcelain labyrinths. According to the gallery, despite featuring intensely textured surfaces and complex colors, Walton’s work is also …

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Mechanical and physical hugs by Lucy McRae

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If you think of a visionary, you need to know Lucy McRae. She describes herself as an artist, an interpreter of signals, which she turns into speculations raising the question of how can the art universe be part of this fast-changing world? Her work comes from making, it's intuitive, in her own words. This hug project is pre-pandemic. She has created the Compression Carpet, a …

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Fluid shapes in Sergey Makhnos’ home

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If you observe 3D renderings made during the past 8 months, you'll find a few common trend features: clouds, water, fantasy landscapes, and more than anything, fluid forms. In moments of uncertainty, we feel drawn to the familiar, which are organic fluid shapes seen in nature over and over again. Fluid shapes in Sergey Makhnos' home reminds us how good it …

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Three Key Assets For Strategic Moodboarding

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I get often asked what makes a mood board a strategic tool, and I'd like to share today three key assets for strategic moodboarding. Let me start by saying that the technique is used more intuitively most of the time, which is great to get your creative juices flowing.  And there is nothing I want to change about that. However,  many …

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A virtual exhibit of heavyweight canvas art by Mary Little

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It's so well done, you can't quite see the difference between what is real and what is virtual. One of our favorite design studios Estudio Persona has teamed up with Mary Little to show you a virtual exhibit of heavyweight canvas art. Since the initially planned physical exhibition couldn't take place inside Estudio Persona’s showroom, Reflections was born as a 3D landscape, with visualizations looking so …

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Rogan Gregory: When Organic Meets Futuristic Energy

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After having spent a long period in New York, Rogan Gregory who began his career as a design consultant for luxury fashion brands was ready for a change of scenery and moved to Los Angeles taking a former garbage truck depot as his new atelier. While pursuing his career in fashion, Rogan had also spent the past decade creating a body of sculptural …

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