Studio Visit: Ceramicist Yuko Nishikawa

Combining ceramics and light design, artworks that are both delicate and occupying

Inside Japan-born Yuko Nishikawa‘s industrial Brooklyn, New York studio, which she’s aptly named “Forest,” there are hundreds of ceramic pieces in varying stages. Some, which are nearly complete, rest on a long wooden table made from scrap materials from other studios within the building. Others, which are set to be fired, painted, tossed or archived, sit on shelves and hang. She moved to the US …

Design Brands Making Strides With Sustainability

As we grow more and more conscious of the impact of our purchases—be that in food, fashion and beyond—it’s important to be aware of brands doing their best to move sustainability forward. Dezeen recently put together a list of eight lighting, textile and furniture brands (from Kvadrat to Tala) that are making strides in this realm. Some of the companies run factories that operate on …

Design-Driven, 3D-Printed Lighting Options From Gantri

Modern lamps from various designers, available at affordable prices

Frequently, cost inhibits the purchase of future-forward design items for the home. Breaking through this barrier, online lighting marketplace Gantri gives consumers access to the work of numerous award-winning designers at undeniably reasonable prices. This pertains to the fact that their exclusive roster of 30+ products are 3D-printed upon purchase. But Gantri isn’t just a marketplace; it’s a platform for emerging designs, an R&D facility …