Omelet Trees Studio is a local ceramic brand - made up of husband-and-wife duo, Nigel and Sarah - that has been going from strength to strength with their contemporary take on handcrafted tableware. We have to say, it is always very refreshing to see their spin on functional ceramics as they are always experimenting with new techniques and styles.
We first worked with them for our Open Studio in 2019 where their tableware pieces attracted quite a bit of attention! We knew we had to try to get them back for our 2020 Open Studio edition as we have been (not so quietly) stalking their new tableware series on Instagram.
For this year's edition of E&S Open Studio, we've collaborated with over 10 local makers to bring a wider range of handcrafted goodness to all of you! With everything that is happening around the world, we were really on the fence on whether to go ahead with the Open Studio. Of course, we had plenty of positive feedback from everyone that.
Being on lockdown for the past 2.5 months and having to stare at the same few spaces in my house, I have come to realise that... my plants are severely neglected, disorganised and terribly displayed.
I was always envious of picturesque Instagram feeds that somehow manages to display green foliages so aesthetically in usual living spaces such as the bedroom or living room. So, I finally got down to searching on ways I can style my house with plants and made a list!
When we were looking for Singapore-based makers for our open studio 2019, we turned to our favourite discovery app, Instagram, to cast a wider net for possible collaborations. The wonderful algorithm led us to New Zealander Carragh Amos who had just shifted to Singapore a couple of months prior! Her feed of wood-fired wares and kurinuki cups caught our attention as it was quite uncommon among the other local ceramicists.
Yes yes we understand. It's almost always an impossible task to find the perfect present for the best person in the whole wide world - our moms! Hopefully this gift guide can help to inspire you in your search for that elusive perfect present.
This year, since all of us won't be able to just waltz up to our favourite shops to buy presents, we have collated a list of local brands for you to support and shop online!