From the elaborate curves of certain plants and the detailed patterns on seashells to the soft flow of water, nature’s design offers plenty we can draw from to use in creative processes. German artist, Anna Badur, has always had a fascination with nature and is often using its principles as in
The Belgian ceramic studio, Atelier Vierkant, knocks the merging of form and function out of the park with this series of naturally inspired ceramics. The Ricarda collection should be celebrated as a beautiful, comprehensive collection that shows a mastery of sculpting and color theory. As an artist
I’m absolutely in awe of the sense of expressiveness and creativity found in these porcelain pieces by Atsushi Kitahara. Currently based in Germany, Atsushi is a freelance ceramicist who crafts all of his works by hand. His style is characterised by these forms that tend to mix simplicity with
There’s something about the change in surface on any handcrafted object that definitely moves the heart. I suppose the field of ceramics is especially true in this regard, considering the natural materials used and the ever changing nature of the vessel while it goes through a firing. It’
The sense of fun and play that architects must have when designing must be so rewarding. I’m sure when functionality comes in to play there’s a big discrepancy between what can actually be achieved thanks to the functionality of a build and the materials available at this current time. I
When we think about clay we tend to link this material to smooth forms that offer a sleek and seamless surface. Even the pottery wheel, one of the most used tools in this craft, is mainly used to construct forms that are cylindrical and offer little in the way of breaks in the overall structure [&he
We’ve covered the Bauhaus extensively here and many of the architects and designers who worked at this famous design school. The integration of craft and design was so important and ripples can still be felt today. We ourselves reference many of thoughts and ideologies that derived from this s
Gippeum Roh is a multitalented South Korean artist who has combined painting, sculpture, and ceramic art to create this stunning selection of staged scenes for us to sit, admire, and contemplate.
Looking for texture, shape, and colour combined? Look no further than the work of talented Chinese artist Yewen Dong who expresses herself through a number of different materials.
Kyungwon has been making some waves with her beautiful sculpture that connects many 'thoughts' that sit between sculptural and functional and explore new possibilities in clay.
Just to keep you all updated on our progress with Makoto Asebi's pottery. All of his new work has now arrived in stock and we have updated the photography and stock in our online shop.
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.