The ‘The Soft Side of Steel’ project is a research into fabrication processes and a study of material properties. The project transforms an existing material, steel fibres into flexible sheets, which are explored within the traditional fields of textiles and metalwork. The process started from […]
A quick look into sunglasses manufacturer “super” factory from cellulose bids for the frame, to custom made lenses, to fully functioning sunglasses follow the manufacturing and assembly of those made in Italy eyewear pieces.
Short biopic of Khanh Adams, local bay area rod builder and angler. from his own words : Started in Summer 2014, after my friend’s father had stopped wrapping rods and retired. Before,I watched him wrap rods growing up so it came easy to me. I […]
One material, one form – one story. To me, a product should not attract attention through overloaded design. Instead, it’s about the thought – the idea – coupled with intelligent design, which helps bring the product into existence. The product’s final design should be about […]
Based in Portland, Oregon Shwood creates handcrafted wooden eyewear using fine exotic hardwoods. Shwood’s in-house manufacturing process merges precision technology with classic skilled craftsmanship to create a timeless art form. Every step from veneering and precision lens cutting, to shaping and finishing is conducted in […]
The nixie tube is a vintage display device which had been used until 70s when it was replaced with LED displays. The complex knowledge of manufacture of nixie tubes literally died with tube factory’s engineers, glassblowers and machine operators. I discovered nixie tubes in 2011 […]
The Japanese yosegi art consist of of gluing different essences of colored wood and cutting it into thin sheets for decoration. Hatajuku (Hakone) – Japan – Mr Yamada Shiroyuki, yosegi craftman (wooden mosaic)
A short animation made for the “Hadrian” Exhibition in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, December 2015. The film shows the bronze casting process in an artistic yet simple method, a combination of stop motion and 2D animation. The preparation process included a research and a constant […]
Watch a video of the Lotuff Leather Trunk Duffle being made by hand and a short video around the Lotuff design mindset.