KINTSUGI(10 articles)

kintsugi is the centuries-old japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer mixed with powdered gold, silver or platinum. this process of mending celebrates breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, emphasizing flaws and imperfections instead of concealing them. today, kintsugi has been adopted by contemporary artists and designers, who are utilizing its philosophy and aesthetic qualities in innovative ways.

happening now! croatian furniture company prostoria stands as an example of a different and more traditional approach based on the evolution from the local factuality of all actors involved in the production process. explore prostoria on designboom! 

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