In my opinion, one of the under appreciated areas of ceramic design is the exploration of surfaces and textures. Shapes are impressive, but there’s something much deeper when it comes to the clay surface and the qualities it can transmit. For this reason when I saw the work of UK-based South K
Just as the different clays in pottery bring a sense of depth and mystery, so does the weight and purity of a metal. I haven’t really discussed Takeo Suhara’s work in much detail due to the popularity of them. These beautiful brass utensils under his studio name ‘Yuta Craft’ really d
Jonathan Phillips was an artist I spotted on Instagram quite a while back and have been following intently ever since. Currently based on the Welsh borders, Phillips was assistant to Italian potter Pietro Maddalena and later moved back to the UK to pursue ceramics as a career. Although the proportio
I’ve been thinking of more ways in which we can leverage our platform and offer support to different studios making great work that have yet to be discovered or be highlighted in the West. When I spoke with Shirasagi Woodwork I was struck by their craftsmanship and ability to see past the traditio
It's not secret that I'm an admirer of Japanese potter Shinobu Hashimoto's work. I feel as though he's a little underrated as a potter and we're proud to represent him in our shop.
A quick update to let everyone know that all the pre-orders for the Mushimegane Books release have now been shipped out from our studio and the new collection is available to purchase in the shop.
British ceramic artist Effie Gibson has a keen eye for nature-inspired surfaces, especially these pieces from her 'Mountain Range' series that all reference worn and weathered surfaces.
As a follow up to our pre-order post regarding the woodworks of Kihachi Workshop we are pleased to have received a new shipment of beautiful handmade wooden vessels from them.
A selection of ceramics by OEN owner and founder Mark Robinson, all of which are made from both porcelain and stoneware on the pottery wheel at his studio near Cambridge, in the UK.
Talented British potter Norman Yap makes these organic looking vessels which are produced in two separate collections, one being stoneware and the other porcelain.
This grouping named 'Kashiwan', which means oak bowl in Japanese, is a fantastic series by Kihachi Workshop. They're hand turned at their workshop in the Yamanaka region.
We had some beautiful sunshine this week, so it seemed about time I updated some of the photographs of the objects made by husband and wife team Fujii Works in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.