Ones to watch: Sjang Niederwieser
Designer & maker Sjang Niederwieser has a passion for materials and techniques. Balancing between design, art, craftsmanship and technology, he uses only the finest materials to create unique objects d'art.
Volare is his series of light objects where soft knitted cylinders of pure silk float in a solid frame by the use of tension. This tension is created with 3D printed shapes and copper wire, which also acts as a conductor of electricity.