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“I am often drawn to forms that showcase the material in interesting ways. Sometimes my work ends up cartoonish and sometimes it is brutalist, but I think it always has my design language in it. This is something I don’t consciously pursue, I think it’s just a side effect of my aesthetic values in practice.”…

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“Instead of consistently working within a specific form or function, we seek to communicate the changes that we see in the world and our own behaviours through techniques and materialities that best convey and challenge it.” – Christian + Jade All images courtesy of the designers.   View Christian + Jade’s showroom, including “Gathering Heat”…

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“I commit to the materials I work with and the knowledge gained from these relationships cannot be experienced by just experimenting on a superficial level. I think of them as sacred and each one will reveal itself in its own time.” – Eurico Humano   View Eurico Humano’s showroom, including “Banco Tronco” Material research and…

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“The motivation for our work is that glow in your eyes, that spark of curiosity. The inherent curiosity of the human mind is a great way to encourage flow states, moments of being present in the now with your full attention.” – Philipp Eibach, Josua Putzke, & Nehemia Turban of RLON View all of RLON’s…

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“The common denominator of all our designs is desire. Almost everything we do comes from very concrete concepts or gestures, details and experiences that we gather from our environment and translate into everyday objects. We seek to transmit those sensations through design.” – Inés Llasera & Guillermo Trapiello of Tornasol Studio View all of Tornasol…

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“Researching before thinking of the outcome and mastering the unexpected is how we enjoy creating new pieces. Creating and searching are two inextricably linked activities that we try to keep in a continuous movement, constantly going back-and-forth between research, concept, and production. We like to think of it as a circle, a circle of Creation.”…

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“Conceptually, these pieces represent the notion of colourful, traditional craft acting as the very pillar that shapes the space and buttresses it to be a functional vessel. Together, these elements form a symbiotic balance between aesthetics and functionality.” – Faissal El-Malak View Faissal El-Malak’s works, including the “Spool“ Vase. The Palestinian design scene can be…

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“Through many errors, failures and a messy library of material testing, I sometimes find something new and exciting in-between my mess. I have to trust a lot in my embodied and subconscious knowledge and let activity and acquaintance drive me.” – Ragna Ragnarsdóttir View Ragna Ragnarsdóttir’s works, including “Coral Vase“. With connections to the country’s…

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“Material is ancient as well as the techniques it requires. I’m ignorant or foolish enough to play with that serious, respectful history. I feel guilty about it sometimes, but I just can’t help it, I’m too curious.” – Veera Kulju View Veera Kulju’s work, including “‘Queen of the Dessert’ Sculpture“ “What happens when you use…