Month: October 2016

ceramics by Park Sungwook

Organic ceramics by Park Sungwook

Last time I went to Paris to deliver the “Jury Découvertes” Award at Maison & Objet, I came across the work of Korean Ceramist: Park Sungwook who makes beautiful handmade ceramics in neutral hues. Born in Seoul, Korea, Sung Wook discovered at a young age, his desire to make things. He wanted to work with his hands. He went on to graduate at the top of the Industrial Design Program at Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) University. There, he won first prize in Driving Design, a Canadian student design competition put on by Umbra and Audi. I haven’t seen his industrial design work. When I walked through the aisles of Maison & Objet, I came across Wook’s beautiful, handmade ceramics and thought you would love them too. Handcrafted small-batch ceramics are everywhere these days. In the UK, The Future Kept has a wonderful collection of ceramics from British Ceramists including the work of Jono Smart which is regularly sold out.Park Sungwook’s work is available from the Kogan gallery in Paris and you can contact him by email: [email protected] Do …

How to deal with the change of season

How to deal with the change of season

I had a really good time in Paris. Meeting Peter Lindbergh on Thursday was a major highlight of my stay and then I caught up with friends which is always really nice. However, this weekend, I completely collapsed.

People from the Sea + playlist

I took this photo of Florian in August. Just looking at it, I can feel the heat of the sun on my skin and so many happy memories of what was a good Summer in the end…I think I’ve mentionned this before but channelling my energy into taking pictures for People from the Sea and focusing on capturing happy emotions has been a game changer for me.