Craft

Ferry Staverman

Ferry Staverman

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I’m enchanted by these paper and string structures by artist Ferry Staverman. Their shapes are so evocative of many things – I’m thinking succulent…

Kraal Rugs

Kraal Rugs

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The Genadendal Hand Weavers is one of those projects that manages to do good work for people’s lives while producing work that’s really good….

Jeddah seat

Jeddah seat

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This chair is so breathtakingly simple. It’s just like a basket, tipped on its side with legs – beautiful! Woven from rush by fashion…

Takashi Iwasaki

Takashi Iwasaki

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Takashi Iwasaki is an artist who works in a number of media, including these embroidery pieces, which absolutely blew me away: He says about…

Philip Rikhotso

Philip Rikhotso

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I was recently away on holiday in Limpopo province, staying in a house that had a number of sculptures by local artist Philip Rikhotso….

Tomas Kral

Tomas Kral

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With his Upgrade series, designer Tomas Kral manages to create beauty from the mundane. Using traditional decorative techniques usually applied to crystal – like…

Digitata

Digitata

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Helen, one of our readers in the UK, got in touch this week to tell me about her visit to Digitata design studio in…