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NASON MORETTI

'During these first 100 years,  our blows and breaths have been numerous, our passion just one, that of our fathers."                                 -Nason Moretti- ABOUT ARTIST Nason Moretti is one of the leading glassworks on the Venetian island of Murano. It was founded in 1923, during a period of great success for the Italian visual arts. Since its earliest days it has proved itself as a ground- breaking company, compared with the emerging artistic trends, thanks to the creation of chalices and glasses that have become the undisputed points of reference for the Venetian “Art of the Table”, together with vases and design objects that helped spread its fame in Italy...

JOE CARIATI

“I don’t stock my items. That means you’re ordering something that hasn’t yet been created.”                         -Joe Cariati- ABOUT ARTIST Joe Cariati has dedicated over 20 years to the practice of glassblowing. His work is an incomparable synthesis of calculated pragmatism and essential beauty. While Cariati thrives off of repeatable process and predictable results, it is the fact that during any given piece, he can experience elation, frustration, defeat or discovery that drives his creative spirit. THE PROCESS Joe Cariati’s work is entirely “free blown”, a Venetian glassblowing process that utilizes the human hand, not blow molds, to form vessels from start to finish. No part of the process is automated and it cannot be...

RINA MENARDI

“ Clay allows me to give a three-dimensional shape to the here-and now ‘me’. It is a way of communicating with myself, and therefore with others. I simply strive to respect the natural surfacing of things that are already within us.”                                                      -Rina Menardi- ABOUT ARTIST Since 1980, Rina Menardi has been developing her research into the field of ceramics, personalizing work techniques, exploring colour schemes, and striving for neatness of shape. Through the work, she has been creating hand-made stoneware pieces, always characterized by simple lines, inspired by nature, and never limited to a single purpose. Accordingly Menardi insists...

DINOSAUR DESIGNS

“Working in design is a wonderful privilege. It’s a great way to study of the world.It’s a never-ending exploration where we’re constantly inspires by nature.”                                             -Dinosaur- ABOUT ARTIST Dinosaur Designs is the ultimate Australian design brand. Its signature style is instantly recognizable – an eclectic blend of chunky, tactile shapes, combined with the most brilliant, intuitive sense of colour. Dinosaur Designs has founded its business in 1985 and for over 30 years it has now become a successful manufacturing business that sells a vast range of jewelry and homeware designs to retailers around the world. THE PROCESS All of the collections of Dinosaur...

KANG HEE JUNG

ABOUT ARTIST Kang Hee Jung graduated with both a BFA in Craft Art and a MFA in Wood Painting in Sook Myung Women’s University in Seoul. She has had 3 solo exhibitions and her works have been in more than 15 group exhibitions internationally, such as France and China. THE PROCESS She is currently working on making craft objects and up-cycling furniture to be used in everyday life. She discovers materials from our surroundings and is recently interested in bringing back abandoned objects to us. Kang breaks up an outdated object, deriving its value and beauty to re-create it as a brand-new object and a furniture piece suitable for contemporary lifestyle. WORK PHILOSOPHY Kang focuses on Ottchil, which is Korean lacquer art. She finds that...

OH YUMI

ABOUT ARTIST Oh Yumi is a craft artist who makes wooden lacquerware by following the tradition in her own language. After pursuing BA degree in business administration and Chinese language and literature, she decided to learn her father’s skills and continue the tradition. As a daughter of Oh Wang Taek, a renowned artisan of lacquerware inlaid with mother-of-pearl, she is inspired by her father’s delicate works and aspires to keep the tradition of handwork. Her works have been exhibited in Korea, China, Taiwan, USA and France. THE PROCESS Everything around Oh Yumi becomes an inspiration: architecture, fashion, nature and the contemporary society where she lives in. She studies forms from architecture, colors from fashion and paintings, and patterns from nature. While utilizing the traditional technique...