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  • 25/09/2015

    Kazuhito Takadoi featured in DesignFizz

    Minimal yet opulent, the craft pieces by UK-based Japanese talent Kazuhito Takadoi turn grass into art

    BY CLAIRE BINGHAM

    http://www.thedesignfizz.com/spotlight/2015/8/31/kazuhito-takadoi

    Kazuhito Takadoi isn’t a garden designer. He isn’t a horticulturist. Nor is he a florist. An art-loving plant enthusiast, Takadoi...

  • 25/09/2015

    Kazuhito Takadoi featured in &Beyond

    Kazuhito Takadoi takes grasses, leaves and twigs from his garden and turns them into beautiful works of art. At his Liverpool studio, each element is dried and then woven, stitched or tied to washi paper to create an eye-catching composition.

    Nature is, quite literally, Kazuhito Takadoi's inspiration. He combines elegant design with a fascination for plants - an obsession that started when he was a child. 'I grew up on the outskirts of Nagoya in Japan, which at the time was quite...

  • 08/09/2015

    Charlotte Hodes at the British Ceramics Biennale

    Charlotte Hodes has been commissioned by the British Ceramic Biennial to create a major new installation to be shown at the 2015 Biennial. The installation will be the result of many years involvement with ceramics at Spode and a recent Arts Council of England Award 2014 (with artist Paul Scott) for research and development.

  • 08/09/2015

    Laura Ellen Bacon at Hall Place, Bexley

    Hall Place, near Bexleyheath.
    Curated by Artwise Curators as part of a show called Watershed.

    On Sunday 6 September, sculptor Laura Ellen Bacon unveiled Course a large sculptural work, made from 20 bundles of 6ft Somerset willow, which appears to meander from the formal landscape of Hall Place into the waters of the River Cray below. Laura Ellen Bacon was Hall Place’s first artist in residence, the work was made during her residency in August, and will be in situ until 31...

  • 08/09/2015

    Laura Ellen Bacon's Murmuration at The Holburne Museum, Bath

    A site specific installation using Somerset Willow, the forms merge with the Holburne inside and out.
    27 June - 4 October