M&E Ohlssons Klockgjuteri AB (mASTER BELL MAKERS)
M&E Ohlssons Klockgjuteri AB is a bell making foundry in Ystad in the south of Sweden a main logistic port from Sweden to Europe.The town is well known for its productions of TV series The Bridge and Wallander. M&E Ohlssons Klockgjuteri have been casting bells for churches and boats since the 1800’s. They continue to retain techniques from this age but have moved with current technologies on the side of keeping this traditional techniques. Situated inside a manufacturing area they have business around them that do highly specialised 3D printing for hospital equipment, precision metal machining and a stone cutting factory to name a few companies we utilize in our production process. As well as the casting of metals, a large part of M&E Ohlssons Klockgjuteri business is to refurbish and rebuild bell towers. Prominent features of these towers are clocks. It's common for them to rebuild and design larger faced clocks for these towers.
KLAVIER WERKSTATT FELIX LENZ (MASTER PIANO MAKER FELIX LENZ)
Felix Lenz is a master piano maker. His showroom and workshop are in Vienna, the home to german opera and many great musical composers. Felix builds and refurbishes uprights and grand piano in his workshop and combines this with tuning and maintaining the pianos at the Vienna Concert house and Vienna Opera.
Felix is a skilled craftsmen and one of five master piano makers in Vienna. He works with a range of lacquers, wood, piano fixtures, felt, a range of types of metal wire in which he makes his strings. It is truly precision work to rebuild and maintain some of the best pianos in the world.
Kullaro is located in Lönsboda, northeast of Scania in southern Sweden where the Diabase has reached the daylight. They use machines with efficient diamond cutting blades however a lot of their work is still done with the same tools that were used more than a hundred years ago. Their products are manufactured on site and are displayed in their showroom.
Swedish Diabase is an exclusive, beautiful and fascinating rock, as rare as it is difficult to access. It was formed during enormous volcanic eruptions from the earth’s inner core approximately 900 to 1500 million years ago, as molten magma was forced upwards towards the earth’s surface through narrow cracks in the parent rock. The Diabase from Lönsboda is considered to be the absolute premier in Diabase and the most demanded all-over the world.
With almost a decade of experience in the world of feathers, Plumassier (feather artisan), Maxime Leroy founder of M.Marceau, continues to cement his status as a unique visionary. Signing numerous collaborations in the realms of fashion, art, photography, cinema and interior design he is well known for his distinctive style. Earning credibility and notoriety from executing some of the most exquisite pieces of Haute Couture fashion for Chanel, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier and Louis Vuitton.
Glen Baghurst is both a designer and co-producer of products and furniture. His work explores luxury ideas within a simple Scandinavian style. Baghurst likes to combine various materials in his work as he believes each material has a certain quality that can heavily influence how you read an object as well as interact with it. Its common for him to use wood or leather for warmth, metal for strength and stone for stability.
He has worked and trained in the Swedish design bureau Apokalyps Labotek and with Master Designer Mats Theselius. He was formally educated in Industrial Design at the Swinburne Institute of Technology in Melbourne. Baghurst shares his time between his studios in Malmö, Sweden and Sydney, Australia.