Gareth Neal digitally crafts the Hack Chair II, a Georgian seat trapped in a raw oak lumber using a robotic arm as an extension of the craftsman’s hand and tactile knowledge.
Collect 2019: a bejeweled shawl hijab encouraging conversation about the role of the hijab today, blown glass visuals infused with fishnets and plastics addressing to the oceans’ pollution issue and digital technologies merging with bespoke creations. Isobel Dennis, Director of Collect – The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design, highlights some of the main trends to look out for in London.
Petals, stems and buds from the excess accumulated by florists create exquisite patterns in Marcin Rusak’s Perma bespoke furniture.
Copper and gold vessels mirroring dysfunctional relationships, furniture made with discarded flowers, a re-interpreted windowless office for Russian interns and Walt Disney’s 1930’s animation studios. 12 out-of-the-box designs at DesignMiami 2018, starting from an installation supporting immigrants’ families divided at the US-Mexico Border.