Flow Jugs by Ceramic Artist Kate Schuricht

Flow Jugs by Ceramic Artist Kate Schuricht

These ‘Flow Jugs’ by British ceramic artist Kate Schuricht are very special indeed. Visually impressive, the vessels have a striking appearance, combined with a delicacy thanks to the thin walls.

Sculptural Vessels by Keith Varney

Sculptural Vessels by Keith Varney

Keith Varney makes these objects at his studio in Somerset.It’s obvious to see that both line and texture are an inspiration, also the way in which these elements interact with light and shade.

Handmade Glass Vessels by Michael Ruh Studio

Handmade Glass Vessels by Michael Ruh Studio

I had an email this week from a reader noting our recent fascination with Japanese craftsmen, or you could say our prolonged fascination. He asked if we would showcase different makers from other parts of the world. Interestingly, I have to agree. My heads been a bit stuck in the sand lately and it seems like we’re just representing craftsmen and designers from East Asia, but that’s not really …

Objects and Furniture Designed by Tomás Alonso

Objects and Furniture Designed by Tomás Alonso

It’s not the first time that I’ve come across the work of Tomás Alonso, mainly noting his fantastic furniture in the past, but I’ve also been admiring the smaller objects that he’s produced over the years.

Ceramics by Justine Allison

Ceramics by Justine Allison

Often you find out a lot about a creative by their ‘about’ or ‘bio’ page, I like to hear what they have to say and what their inspirations are, whether it be as a maker or a designer. Through all these years finding and sourcing inspiration for the site I have come across many common traits that connect these individuals together in certain ways. One such idea is the mixture of functionality and aesthetic beauty. Obviously, in the craft sector …

Glass Sculpture by Stephen Procter

Glass Sculpture by Stephen Procter

Stephen Procter is a bit of a legend when it comes to working with glass, he initially began by researching English glass engraving, this inspired him to learn and explore the craft in more detail. During the late 60’s and early 70’s, in his studio near Ashburton in Devon, UK, Stephen focused entirely on engraving glass goblets in which he achieved a high standard of craftsmanship. In the late 70’s, as with any creative that reaches a …