Vessels by Woodturner Bill Luce

I’m sure you’ll agree that it’s quite obvious to see a makers inspirations straight off the bat. I hadn’t even read through any information on woodturner Bill Luce, but instantly I knew he had some sort of affiliation with Japan, or had been inspired by that particular region of the world. His clean sensibility and exact use of natural material was quite the giveaway, the shapes also take on a oriental type vibe that resembles traditional Japanese vessels …

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Colour Research Imagery by Kirstie Van Noort

I’ve brought across this small set of colour research imagery by Eindhoven based design student Kirstie Van Noort. This gives us a little visual summary on the early stages of designing a porcelain bowl. Kirstie has been experimenting with oxides and porcelain clay for over half a year now, setting out to create some original grades of colour. Through mixing copper, nickel, chromium magnesium and cobalt oxide in …

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