Released last May, Original BTC’s Art Deco–influenced Mini Globe Wall Light is the latest evidence of the brand’s recipe for success: revivifying British-made product lines with sleek and accessible industrial styling.
The show is a mid-career retrospective for Aamu Song and Johan Olin of COMPANY, a self-described “art and detective agency" that scours the world for local manufacturing secrets.
These five up-and-coming makers, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, are using textiles, lighting, and furniture to advance a conversation with heritage.
A Rhode Island School of Design MFA graduate, Wertzberger relocated to Portland, Oregon for a job at Nike but subsequently started her own studio.
Based in Bloomington, Indiana, the studio has particularly found success with its organic, live-edge tables made with sustainably sourced domestic hardwoods.
Kelly Storrs, the potter behind the wheel at the Woodstock, New York–based Lowland, says her work draws from the cyclical nature of life-forms.
The Puebla, Mexico–based studio works with local artisans to develop pieces that reference the country’s unique heritage of making while using clean forms that let their materials speak for themselves.
The curators of The Rise of Everyday Design emphasize that the movement did not peter out in the early 20th century as commonly understood, but projected a legacy well into the 1960s.
Before its association with functionalism and the International Style, the Bauhaus glamorized folk culture and occasionally veered into mysticism.
Just four years after founding her Istanbul studio, Özgür has forged collaborations with manufacturers like Spanish rug company nanimarquina while expanding the possibilities of craft production.
For this six-part series, Metropolis asked the textile industry's foremost experts what inspires them—here's what Nani Marquina, designer and founder of nanimarquina, told us.
Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft chronicles the history of baskets in the U.S., from their humble origins to contemporary art status.
His new "Melancholia" exhibition features rarely-seen sculptural works alongside his iconic Honeycomb Vases.
The Neue Galerie's "Wiener Werkstätte 1903–1932: The Luxury of Beauty" opens October 26.
A unique collaboration saw designers Matali Crasset and Sebastian Herkner partner with Zimbabwean basket weavers.
Design’s leading voices help us identify the next wave of burgeoning talent.
Wetstyle set out to combine the purity of environmentally-sound material with industrial durability
Rebuilding Exchange brings construction waste and the local community together.
Mixing influences from East and West, the vernacular and the modern, Doshi Levien creates precision-tooled products with the look and feel of the handmade.