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 …
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.
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
Reading Time: < 1 minute Check out the beautiful product and packaging design behind this lighting project from Studio Ninho in Brazil. The aim was to keep the product as streamlined as possible from idea to delivery, hence the sparse, functional feel. Must have it. via: Leibal
Reading Time: < 1 minute Bureaura Bensteiner designed this incredible corporate identity for Meier Seefeld.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is a very cool video made by Koll. He uses a soldering iron to burn a design into wood. Best Wishes 2012 by Koll from koll on Vimeo.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is an awesome video on Randy Weflen, crafting and shaping Hollow Cedar Surfboards. Wefi Surfboards from mark wyatt on Vimeo.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Yi-Ting Cheng designed this amazing table which allows you to hide anything like a secret agent. Secret Stash from yiting cheng on Vimeo.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A Belgian sculptor who creates amazingly detailed and slightly macabre sculptures from leather, metal, wood pulp and recycled materials. via: Sweet Station
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: