The Federal make knives we really want

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are not sure how practical these knives would be but we really really want them anyway! Great work by The Federal who are Ottawa-based and design, source and manufacture all of their products in Canada. Their rational is as follows: With this project we wanted to explore an alternative emotion to the standard kitchen knives you see …

SK8 Shades are just darn awesome

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the spirit of our love of wooden Sunglasses check out these Skateboard Sunglasses Hand-made in Durban by skater Dave De Witt.. Prices start at R999. Email Dave to find out more. Or go have a look at his shop www.etsy.com/Shop/Sk8shades On his facebook page Dave says he is inspired by Shwood, Maple XO and skateboarding.

Jihyun Ryou – Shows us how to keep veggies fresh without a fridge

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this video Korean artist Jihyun Ryou talks about her storage solution for vegetables. It is even beautifully made out of wood and glass which we at nicework have a tendency to like…     Watch her great TED talk. Follow her in Twitter… or Don’t Thanks Leigh-Anne

Rowan Toselli

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nicework has a new member! We are proud to welcome our talented new designer Rowan Toselli. We’ll leave you with some of his awesome design work to marvel at. As you can see he is rather inspired by working in wood. Rowan’s Portfolio: Rowan’s collaborative project with Lorne of Collective Efforts: