October is Artist Month on NONAGON.style | NONAGON.style
October is Artist Month on NONAGON.style

October is Artist Month on NONAGON.style

Getting to know those who design, create and explore

Isobel McKenzie
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Isobel McKenzie
on October 5th 2018
She's always struck by the architecture of a building. Originally from London, she is enthralled with the majestic collection of curves and lines that make up the British capital. It's fascinating to see how modern skyscrapers and historic landmarks muddle together in every city. Her Instagram feed is usually full of spiral staircases and tall buildings.

This month on NONAGON.style we’re getting to know more of our favorite artists and designers, thanks to our interview series. Over the month you’ll see we have a range of videos and articles with some of our favorite new artists and designers, as they share their story of their craft.

Abstract Art — Ann Marie Coolick

Ann Marie Coolick's art studio with range of colorful abstract impasto paintings | NONAGON.style

Using a palette knife, impasto artist Ann Marie Coolick swirls the paint like luscious frosting on a cake. Her landscape and abstract pieces have a lively quality to them. “It really is a celebration of the paint itself,” delights Coolick.

 

Check back later this month to read this article, or subscribe to our newsletter to get our updates!

Plate Recorder — Liat Segal and Roy Maayan

Plate Recorder art piece by Liat Segal and Roy Maayan | NONAGON.style

Israeli duo Segal and Maayan talk about the exploration between technology and art, finding that there is a blurring of dimensions between the physical, visual and aural sensations.

 

You can now read this article, here!

Unique Furniture — Tectonihks

Francis Kirstein from Tectonihks in an interview with NONAGON.style

An architecturally trained tradesman, Francis Kirstein repairs boats and builds unique furniture under the moniker Tectonihks. After 10 years of living and working in Hong Kong, he has found many solutions to tiny apartment living; making two uses for furniture such as the bookshelf that becomes a dining room table.

 

A video interview with Kirstein will be on our website later this month, subscribe to our newsletter to get it straight in your inbox!

3D Modeling Cake Design — Dinara Kasko

Square cake designed by Dinara Kasko | NONAGON.style

Architect and designer Dinara Kasko found that her skills in 3D modeling were also useful to serve her pâtissier passion. Using silicon molds and a range of different layers and ingredients, she creates geometric and architectural structures that are also edible!

 

You can now read this article, click here!

The Ceramic Intermediary — Kei Kawachi

Blue cup with glaze, designed by Kei Kawachi | NONAGON.style

Exploring the potential for clay as an intermediary between nature and daily life, Kei Kawachi works with ceramics to create simple and understated work that heightens the experience of touch, taste and sight.

 

You can now read this article here!

Shanghai Culture Translates to Plates — Pinyin Press

Bao cup and plate from Pinyin Press | NONAGON.style

Relocating from the UK to Shanghai, Sarah Armstrong was inspired by daily interactions. Breakfast dumplings, bicycle rides through the city, and lucky charms have been hand drawn and translated onto a gorgeous array of home items.

 

Keep tuned for our video interview with Sarah Armstrong! Follow us on Facebook to get our updates.

And that’s not all, there will be others too! To keep up to date with our artist interviews, make sure to subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive our favorite articles in your inbox every Tuesday! If you can’t wait and want to see more of our previous artist interviews take a look at this chat with Peter Yuill who focuses on large-scale geometric shapes and patterns,

 

You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram and tweet us your questions and comments to @NonagonStyle!

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