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Stanley Ruiz is a Brooklyn, NY based mostly product designer and media artist with an in depth background in craft design and manufacturing. In his works, he fuses the economic with the pure to result in new which means and interpretation to acquainted object archetypes.
His work espouses an uncommon materials aesthetic and a uncooked really feel derived from a deep curiosity and devotion to conventional handicrafts. He has exhibited in Skills at Ambiente–Frankfurt, MACEF in Milan, A+ at Accent on Design-NY Present Truthful, College of Artwork & Design Helsinki, ICFF, Designboom Mart, Dwell on Design, and Maison & Objet in Paris, the place he acquired the Coup De Coeur award in 2008.
Listed here are 5 regional collectives which are making a distinction by selling their heritage and tradition within the international design area:
Vases by Maxim Velcovsky for Qubus
1. Krehký Persevering with the Czech mastery of glass and porcelain, Krehky is extensively acclaimed in Europe and acquired the ICFF Editors Award for Equipment in New York in 2008. Maxim Velcovsky of Qubus and the group Olgoj Chorchoj are simply two of probably the most promising names to return out of the Czech Republic.
Chair by Rodrigo Almeida and skirt by Tatiana Sperhacke
2. Brazilian New Wave Impressed by the wealthy tradition and megacities of Brazil, a unfastened group of younger designers are taking-off from the platform that the Campana Brothers constructed: Rodrigo Almeida, Brunno Jahara, Mana Bernandes, Tatiana Sperhacke, are among the many rising representatives of Brazilian design.
Lamps by Tony Gonzalez
three. Motion eight The motion that launched Kenneth Cobonpue’s profession, this group from the Philippines (together with Milo Naval, Tony Gonzalez, Tes Pasola, amongst others) has exhibited worldwide and gained the ICFF Editors Award for Craftsmanship. Their core competency is the progressive software of sustainable supplies reminiscent of rattan, bamboo, and abaca.
Chairs by Cheick Diallo, pots by Kpando Pottery
four. Design Africa Design Africa is a visionary initiative devoted to showcasing and supporting Africa’s main designers. Reinterpreting their heritage by way of recent lens, designers like Cheick Diallo (Mali) and Kpando Pottery (gifted ladies artisans from Ghana) are difficult and altering preconceived views of African design.
Calligraphy Cabinet by Po-ching Liao, Sheng-wen Liao, Wei-wen Lan
5. Yii Directed by Droog co-founder Gijs Bakker, a group of Taiwanese designers collaborated with a few of the nation’s greatest artisans, to create useful objects that exude a up to date design context whereas taking narratives from custom.