Sublime wood sculptures and objects by Ariele Alasko

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The sublime wood sculptures and everyday object by Ariele Alasko represent an ode to the happy encounter between man and nature, a fusion of poetry and utility. As daughter of the “social era”, it was through Instagram that her work became known to the great public. Initially it was more utilitarian objects like cutlery – the hand-shaped serving spoon is quite iconic, or the graphic …

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Circular shaped vases by Anna Varendorff

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If you are looking for a special Christmas gift for this year, these round shaped vases might be a excellent find. Melbourne based  Anna Varendorff is both a jeweller and a sculptor and founder of ACV Studio. As a jeweller she was acquiring metalworking skills which she now uses when forming, soldering and sanding her brass pieces. She says, when I am making …

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Mystical Interior Objects by Marcin Rusak

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All good things go by three. This time this also counts for interiors. It was the third time that the German Architectural Digest awarded designers with the ‚AD Design Award‘ in five categories: Modern Minimal, Arts & Crafts, Vintage Reloaded, Fast Forward and Self Designed Spaces. The category Arts&Crafts has caught our eye, as we love to follow the accelerating constant …

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Ceramics pick of the month – BUBBLEGRAPHY by Oddness

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If you have a bit of ceramics knowledge yourself, you always wonder when discovering a different glaze finishing, how on earth could this have been made? BUBBLEGRAPHY is a series of ceramic vases finished with a soap glaze. Now, what exactly is a soap glaze? By blowing are into the glaze and in doing so creating bubbles in which they are dipped, this …

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Beautiful silversmithing with Alison Jackson

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Alison Jackson works full-time out of her silversmithing workshop, Pocket Studio, where she teaches short courses, and you have no idea how much I'd love to attend. You see, I am rambling lately around the idea of doing ceramics jewelry. Alison is into designing and making jewellery and table wares as well. I particularly love the spoon series or table tools …

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Protected: 4 Craft Inspirations and Trends by monsterscircus – For Newsletter Subscribers Only

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1// Where does the craft trend come from? Women of previous generations knew how to knit and how to patchwork. Such skills were taught at a young age, passed down from the matriarch as a rite of passage for the next generation of capable women. Somewhere along the way, people got busy outside the home and clothes got mass-produced and cheaper. There …

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