Objects by Keisuke Iwata

I found these amazing pieces by Japanese born Keisuke Iwata on his personal website which showcases lots of the individual items that he’s made over the years. Above and below you can find some of my favourite pieces, not only the pottery itself but also the imagery in which has been shot. So gentle and simple, really refreshing to see photography like this on a dark and misty day that we’re currently experienc …

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Ceramics by Laura Carlin

Ceramics is a craft that seems to have gradually worked its way into our content on a regular basis over the past few months, we are big fans of subtle design and I think pottery is an obvious platform for this. Keeping things local this morning, we are visiting the work of London based creative Laura Carlin who doubles as both an illustrator and budding ceramic artist. While I was browsing Pintrest this morning …

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Short Film of Clara Romaní’s Ceramics

Barcelona based creative Arnau Tasies got together with close friend and ceramist Clara Romaní to record a short film which would document her work in both an unimposing and revealing way. Clara opts for a completely traditional approach to creating using only water, wind and fire to aid her in each creation. Mastering techniques that have been passed through the ages ensures Clara remains in touch with …

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Gilberto Paim & Elizabeth Fonseca, Ceramists

This morning I came across this fantastic but obscure film by Nina Paim documenting Ceramists Gilberto Paim & Elizabeth Fonseca. Now I don’t mean documentation in a verbal way, more of a silent but artistic way, this piece is full of shots of the couple making pottery in their studio/house. Moving from one process to another, intriguing to say the least. You have to bare with it and take into account the amount of …

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Ceramic Artist Becky Grunder at Work

I seem to have developed a bit of a fascination with ceramics recently, so naturally when filmmaker Chris Grunder brought this insightful short film about a ceramic artist at work, I was compelled to watch on and try to learn a little more. We get an almost ten minute introduction into the artist Becky who actually turns out to be the filmmakers mother, as she explains her passion for creating, and shows us a trick or two …

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Fired Fruits, The Story of Potter Jonathan Garratt

This morning I came across this short documentary by filmmaker David Hobson on the work of Dorset based potter Jonathan Garratt. Jonathan Garratt has specialised in making distinctive and unusual terracotta pots for over 30 years and currently enjoys a reputation as one of Britain’s foremost garden artists. He has a real passion for plants, which definitely informs his designs, with all the pots being made …

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