Michael Eden If the next Industrial Revolution were led by artisans able to ride the wave of new technologies and reinterpret tradition, then ceramic potter Michael Eden would no doubt be the first in line.
An outstanding mix of American and Nordic MidCentury modern design: Ingrid Dessau´s reversible rug (1950s), Vladimir Kagan sofa (1970s), George Nakashima burl wood coffee table (1970s) and brass bowls...
Wabi sabi describes a traditional Japanese aesthetic sensibility based on an appreciation of the transient beauty of the natural world. It embodies the melancholic appeal of the impermanence of all things, especially the modest, the rustic, the imperfect, and even the decayed. Wabi sabi represents the passage of time and what remains. written by Donna Watson
Penny Evans, " Design work on my ceramics reference my Kamilaroi/Goomeroi cultural heritage in combination with my unique and evolving graphic style. The technique of sgraffito is a strong feature of the ware and links to Kamilaroi/Goomeroi men’s traditions of carving into tree, weapons, utensils as well as ground carving for ceremonial purposes, communications and storytelling. 2D mixed media works examine more recent histories as opposed to narratives connecting culture to country."