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arita porcelain, by 2016/

2016/ is a new and contemporary design brand that keeps the valuable Japanese porcelain techniques alive and herewith revives Arita’s craft industry. Arita, an idyllic town in Japan, is known for producing porcelain. As Arita celebrates its 400th anniversary this year, an exciting new chapter is added to the history with the launch of 2016/.

I can speak with shapes

Designer Bruce Usher, illustrator Antti Kalevi and It's Nice That team up to make a publication that celebrated the launch of Arjowiggins new digital range. They created a visual poem with a shape for each one of the 26 letters of the alphabet.

cover books, all we love in life

Founded by Katie Barringer in 2015, Cover Books is located in Atlanta’s Westside neighbourhood. The light-filled store is home to a diverse collection of titles on art, design, food and travel, alongside local artist zines and international periodicals.

pictorialism photography by paul winstanley

Schooled in the orthodoxies of abstract Modernism, Paul Winstanley spent a decade after college establishing a new visual language, combining the tenets of minimalism with the pictorialism of photography.

nieves, an unique publishing house

Nieves is an independent publishing house based in Zurich, founded by the graphic designer Benjamin Sommerhalder. The independent publishing house supports artists from across the world by producing limited edition books and zines. 

the buried objects of joanne bowles

Joanne Bowles is a metalwork artist inspired by archaeology and the relationship between object and landscape. The Buried Object investigates the life cycle of silver and copper artefacts in a subterranean environment, exploring how build-up and break-down of material transforms them over time.

matthieu venot, urban pastel colors

Matthieu Venot is a self-taught French photographer whose pictures capture the urban environment in a transformative way.
His photographs crop building parts out of context, zooms in on architectural detail or isolates certain building features thereby creating colourful graphical images turning the quotidian iconic.

nicole patel fine grid series

Inspired by minimal architecture and Zen Buddhism, Fine Grids Series by New York-based artist Nicole Patel uses untreated materials that investigate the humble nature of the graphic line. The Japanese Fine Grid is made with natural cotton muslin and ivory cotton thread.