Koyama apprenticed with fellow woodworker Shinichiro Tani and began working independently in his own studio in Karuizawa, Nagano in 2010, where he is also well known for his abstract sculptures. Mexico. Curated by Renee Zellweger of SummerSchool SF, Design Culture Mexico was an evolution of the acclaimed 2014 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum exhibit that brought to life Carla’s vision, work, artistry, process, and impact. The tradition of Craftsmen in Japan is extensive and has produced fine work, but it has also been based on a certain stoicism. The Boiler Room at Heath Ceramics, located in San Francisco’s Mission District, is where we share discoveries with our customers and community through collections, shows, events, and pop-ups. It also included work by Butch Anthony best known for his "intertwangled” paintings, and works on paper by outsider artist Mr. John Henry Toney. It’s work that thrives at the intersection of art, craft, and design–fresh work from a new artist worth collecting. Dung also curated a selection of rare design books from San Francisco book-selling legend William Stout, which are for sale in the Boiler Room during the course of the show. The show ran from September 25 to October 25, 2015. Part celebration, part exhibit, part launch of Carla Fernández’s inaugural collection in the US, Design Culture Mexico was an opportunity for long-time fans and newcomers alike to take a deep dive into Carla’s world in the heart of Mexico’s happening and unique art and design culture scene. Alabama on Alabama was a month-long journey to the soul of the Modern South, held in the Boiler Room and showroom at Heath SF. DangoBuds Review: Are They Worth the Hype? Aulico was founded in Miyazaki, Japan in 2006. Our latest happenings and events, delivered to you. Exploring new mold making and sculpting techniques, along with experimentations with glazes, the show brought to life Brendan’s world in a brand new way. Alabama on Alabama also featured the work of frequent Natalie Chanin collaborator and photographer Rinne Allen. Drawn from his extensive flatware collection, Knife / Fork / Spoon combines flatware design from the 1920s to the present, including designs by Eliel Saarinen, Gio Ponti, and Achille Castiglioni presented atop Dung’s other passion: vintage design and photography books. Join us for the opening on Friday, April 20, 5–8 pm. Simple, organic lines are thoroughly considered, forming the ultimate modular wardrobe. East is West, and West is East. A small selection of handmade leather goods from RHYTHMOS will also be featured, made in Japan and crafted for everyday use. Admire Stan’s remarkable ceramic murals side by side with hypnotic paintings by Brendan, Butch’s genre-bending collages, and Rinne Allen’s lyrical photography. Knife / Fork / Spoon will be at the Heath Los Angeles Showroom from August 26 – September 26, 2016, with an opening reception and talk with Dung Nugo on September 8 (learn more here). The outcome truly delivered. Since its inception Landscape Products has been inspired by California: its architecture and design, arts and crafts, music, and films. Boiler Room: Selected Works presents an eclectic group of artists working in the intersection of art, craft, and design. Since 2017, Japan’s legendary design store / curator Playmountain has used the Boiler Room as a venue to share the work and processes of Japanese and Japanese-influenced artists and makers. This show, held at Heath’s Boiler Room in May 2014, was Stan’s first show in 35 years. In 2018 Boiler Room received a number of award wins and nominations for its marketing and content: 4:3. Yoko Takahashi travels the world and visually documents daily life, capturing common moments across all languages and cultures. Fascinated by the viewpoints presented by their creative activities, I find beautiful the particularly deep involvement I see given to the work. Working with the best craftsmen throughout Japan, they select the finest quality of handcrafted kitchen tools, helping each customer find their destined tools by explaining the unique stories and features behind them. Please Consider Disabling Your Ad Blocker. I had anticipated feeling connected to their perspectives and their pursuit of beauty. Bay area promoter and DJ, Noah “Dials” Bennett presented the return of Boiler Room to San Francisco this past Saturday, June 1st for their first bay area event in five years.