Intricate Illustrations on Plates by Sasha Tugolukova

The London-based artist takes her stunning work to quality decorative china

Born in Russia, London-based artist Sasha Tugolukova‘s first training in illustration came in the form of Khokhloma, a folk art drawing technique. The style js defined by vivid detail, careful lines and light pattern work. While art school at the London College of Communication and a formative internship at Alexander McQueen have undoubtedly influenced Tugolukova, it’s clear those early years of training in the traditional …

Artist Collaboration Rugs by GUR

Handmade, limited edition rugs that put a new spin on a Portuguese tradition

Of all the words one might associate with rugs, “fun” isn’t usually one of them. But Portuguese designer Célia Esteves definitely manages to spice up the floor covering with her collection Rug by GUR. The colorful and intriguing artist collaborative designs make the rugs as much a work of art as a useful interior piece—equally fit for the floor of a kitchen or in a …

Assembly Design’s 00 Clock

Juxtaposing measurement and abstraction, a grid wall-clock with reversible hands

Balancing a calculated academic approach with a very tactile studio process, the New York City-based duo Assembly Design (responsible for the imaginative furniture collaboration that debuted at this year’s ICFF) is now exploring familiar territory, after collaborating with artist Tauba Auerbach to create a conceptual wall-clock for The Thing Quarterly last year. Experimenting with gridded systems and the ways in which these arrangements create and …