Fluted Stoneware by TORTUS Copenhagen

Fluted Stoneware by TORTUS Copenhagen

Founded by Karin Blach Nielsen, Eric and Justin Landon, TORTUS hopes to make vessels that have timeless beauty. These ‘fluted stoneware’ pieces are wonderfully organic.

Kyoto Woodcraft by Nakagawa Mokkougei

Kyoto Woodcraft by Nakagawa Mokkougei

Best known for producing traditional Japanese buckets called ‘ki-oke’, Nakagawa Mokkougei makes these by joining slats of wood together held in place by well-positioned metal rings.

Finnish Studio Potter Erna Aaltonen

Finnish Studio Potter Erna Aaltonen

Finnish potter Erna Aaltonen builds these fantastic vessels by hand, using coarse stoneware clay for the body and oxides rubbed on the surface to generate texture and pattern.

Woodwork by Japanese Maker Tomokazu Furui

Woodwork by Japanese Maker Tomokazu Furui

I’m pleased to introduce a new maker in the shop, one that’s very skilled and who’s an expert at manipulating wood in to beautiful form. A Japanese woodworker that goes by the name of Tomokazu Furui.

Flower Vases by Satoshi Nishikawa

Flower Vases by Satoshi Nishikawa

These flower vases by Japanese artist Satoshi Nishikawa really are profound. He uses primitive clay and sculpting methods to create these earthy vessels, contemporary and characterful.

“Urushi Craftsman” by Hirokazu Kishida

“Urushi Craftsman” by Hirokazu Kishida

A short film by Kyoto born filmmaker Hirokazu Kishida. This shows the working processes of the lacquer craftsmen that create for Yamada Heiando, a tableware and accessories company.

Functional Silverware by Jacqueline Scholes

Functional Silverware by Jacqueline Scholes

I was fortunate enough to connect with Jacqueline Scholes who provided me with some fantastic imagery and a good idea of her design process, also what inspires her and how she became a silversmith.

Wooden Spoons and Utensils by Nic Webb

Wooden Spoons and Utensils by Nic Webb

British artist Nic Webb crafts objects using a mixture of materials, these include stone, metal and ceramics, but he mainly specialises in the manipulation of wood by making these beautiful wooden utensils.

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.