My work is on the edge of functionality, art and craftsmanship and often derive from a philosophical point of view. The objects I make often have a function but at the same time play with ideas and expectations we have surrounding certain objects.
Kim is a self-taught artisan and an educated designer. Her work is influenced by a constant research of the world around her, developing projects which open narrative for a new interpretation of daily objects and subjects.
Spend time in the department Man & Living where I learned about concept and interior design, graduated at the department Man & Leisure where I had the chance to develop my organisation and fine metal skills. Chose to join the sub-department Forum where I practiced different ways of design based resea
rch and how to translate these into a tangible object. All three department still reflect on my work as a designer.
Glithero are British designer Tim Simpson and Dutch designer Sarah van Gameren, who met and studied at the Royal College of Art. From their studio in London they create product, furniture, and time-based installations that give birth to unique and wonderful products. The work is presented in a broad
spectrum of media, but follows a consistent conceptual path; to capture and present the beauty in the moment things are made.
From machines that miraculously create wax chandeliers from strung wick, a pouring slide that becomes a 10 metre long poly-concrete table, to ceramics that turn vivid blue with UV light, the key ingredients of their work are time and transformation. With their own concoction of creation-performance they aim to bridge creative disciplines and make works that can be understood by all.