LaMalconttenta

La bonita cerámica de Lydia de la Piñera.

Pia Wüstenberg . Tale of Two Halves

Los jarrones que mezclan cristal, cerámica y madera de Pia Wüstenberg son espectaculares, pero lo es mucho más poder ver cómo los hace. Sin duda de los mejores vídeos de making of que he puesto nunca.

Score + Solder

Hoy por hoy no hay nada más bonito que los brutales terrarios hechos por Matthew Cleland.

MIKA 350 by A\STUDIO

A\STUDIO choose granite and wood as main materials for this project, as representative in the Galician architectural tradition. MIKA 350 is a pendant lamp inspired by the “Pallozas” the houses of the ancient Celtic forts that were built in Galicia from 6th century BC.

MINNA PARIKKA SS14

Helsinki based illustrator Janine Rewell and shoe designer Minna Parikka teamed up for an exciting spectacle combining the world of body painting with MINNA PARIKKA SS14.

The Alchemist’s Dressing Table

A collection of analog tools for the production of natural cosmetics at home, inspired by beautiful ancient rituals and the transformative powers of alchemy.

Cava typography

Sparkling wine iron string typography by Lo Siento.

P-11 Chair

P-11 Chair designed by Maxim Scherbakov.

Helen Levi

As a deeper appreciation and understanding of craftsmanship continues to permeate our culture, it becomes more and more challenging as a consumer to identify value—something that is now more often about personal appeal, rather than price. When holding a handmade item, we relate to the energy, creativity and effort that went into making it, all three of which are evident in the work of ceramicist Helen Levi.

Analog 128

Handcraftsmanship has become more scarce and intriguing in today’s digital world. It takes violin maker David Van Zandt 8 weeks to craft aged wood into a violin. This is the 128th violin he has crafted.

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LAYER x LAYER

The “Keep Pouch – True Cost” by LAYER x LAYER.

Edo Kiriko

Japanese cutting glass.

Kokeshi Dolls

Poder ver cómo hacen las muñecas Kokeshi, unas muñecas tradicionales japonesas, es un verdadero lujazo.

Ghostcube by Erik Åberg

Origami llevado a otro nivel por el sueco Erik Åberg.

THE GAP by Ira Glass

Genial e inspirador vídeo de Ira Glass.

Martina Sperl

Las preciosas butacas y sillas restauradas por Martina Sperl.

The Glaskrafter and Potter

Featuring Chris Smith and Jane Murray-Smith of Nanoose Bay, BC, Canada.

Blok Knives

Designed and handmade in the heart of Derbyshire, Blok knives are individually crafted Chef’s Knives made from the finest materials.

Refined by Fire

An Anagama is a wood fire kiln used in traditional japanese pottery where the gas and ash act as a natural glazing agent for ceramics. This short documentary features Clayton Amemiya, a Hawaii-born artist who was originally taught in Okinawa by sensei Seisho Kuniyoshi.

Clayton has been perfecting his Anagama technique for 40 years and become a master craftsman of this japanese art form.

Torrembolesca

Torrembolesca is a totem-like chocolate bonbons recipient by Andreu Carulla. Designed for El Celler de Can Roca’s ice cream parlour, Rocambolesc.

Calligraphist Sen (Rinka Obitsu)

Calligraphy by japanese artist Sen. The film captures the process of Sen’s attempt to perfect the calligraphy, “Prayer.”

Call Sign : Pegasus

Chris Goldmann grew up in South Africa’s veldt, hunting and fishing. He joined the South African Air Force and quickly became the preeminent ‘chopper-jock’, and in an illustrious career went on to become President Nelson Mandela’s pilot. Chris explores his adventures through his passion for knife-craft, his beautiful blades and handles are the distillation of a life’s passions. This is the story of a modern day man-of-action in his own words.

MIFLAND

Es posible enamorarse de una mochila. Es altamente probable hacerlo de las Mifland.

Rendez-wood?

Rendez-wood? is a series of projects realized by third year students in the Product Design Department of Iceland Academy of the Arts (IAA).

Gentlemen of Letters . A Dublin Sign Painting Film

Dublin has a rich history of hand painted signs decorating the city. Although it is not as common today, the craft still continues.

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Takeshi Yasuda

Precioso documental rodado en China, donde podemos ver/disfrutar como el maestro ceramista japonés Takeshi Yasuda prepara su última exposición en la Goldmark Gallery para celebrar su 70 aniversario. Aviso que el vídeo es largo (35min) pero ver como trabajan en la capital de la porcelana y en especial Yasuda, es simplemente genial.

The PULP collection

The PULP collection by Jo Meesters is inspired by the Amish culture, in which self-sufficiency and frugality are top priorities in their way of life.

METAMORFICA . Change and Persistence

A handmade necklace collection by Studio Fludd.

Face-o-mat

The interaction with machines made our daily life easier, faster and more efficient. Despite the rapid growth of technology, machines could not yet replace a simple smile, but now we have Face-o-mat.

Face-o-mat is a portrait machine by Tobias Gutmann that happened to travel 40’514 km, from Europe to Africa and Asia and produced over 700 faces.

21st Century Victorian

A remarkable, passionate and personal story of the art of Fairground Sign Writing, a unique art form that has been dying out, but has found fresh enthusiasm and interest with new generations, enthralled by the restoration of traditional fairground rides.