Category: Housewares Design

Dietlind Wolf

Ceramics are, in the most basic sense, clay pots and vessels that have been hardened by heat. Dietlind Wolf began making ceramics in her friend’s basement when she couldn’t find the colors, textures and shapes she desired.  She was inspired by…

LMBERJK

Digital wood is made by using a CAD-based laser cutter to shape hundreds of layers of wood which are then assembled by hand into precisely shaped objects, such as these vases, stools, light fixtures and bowls.  These objects take on…

VeniceM

In 2013 Venitian Melissa Lunardi and architect Massimo Tonetto founded a lighting studio called VeniceM as a modern extension of the long history of glass design in Murano, Italy.  VeniceM designs custom lighting while also producing a series of simple…

Vitreluxe

Lynn Read is an artist, craftsman and educator extraordinaire in all things glass. He founded Vitreluxe Glassworks in 1999 out of Portland Oregon on the premise of having a glass studio that was both inventive but also harkens to the…

Lucite

Lucite is a trade name we often see used as the material name for Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) also known as acrylic.  Plexiglass, Acrylite, and Lucite are all trade names to describe an acrylic plastic.  It was created in 1843 as…