a girl named al

Our feeling is that art has a very vital part to play in the lives of people, not just aesthetically, but in terms of their real needs… I’m talking about emotional needs and needs in terms of living more creative lives, more productive lives, and so on. I think that much of these needs are denied to people in our culture. I see art as an inspiring revolutionary message for people.

—Cliff Joseph (via svaartpractice)


Stuart Haygarth

Turning various forms of flotsam into fashioned design piece is nothing new, as we’ve seen with his Tide Chandelier. Although trained in graphic design and photography, Haygarth’s fresh approach to found objects: meticulously collecting, categorizing and crafting new meaning through design, makes his sculptural practice a green benchmark in product innovation. This idea of celebrating the ordinary, reusing forgotten objects instead of manufacturing new materials


Read more: Stuart Haygarth’s Recycled Lighting Design | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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this concept paper wanted to be more – so we played :)


Bruce Dehnert

"Lofoten Cream". Butter dish. Porcelain. Wheel thrown and hand built. Flashing Slip. Multiple glazes. 13in. X 9in. X 12in.

"Nocturne Cherry". Porcelain. Wheel thrown and hand built. Glazes and flashing slip. Wax resist process. 13in. X 8.5in. X 12.5in.

"GT2400’s."  Porcelain.  Flashing slip.  Glaze.  Wood-fired.

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