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’
I’m not really one to get nostalgic about a particular trip or experience but my journey to Atsushi Ogata’s studio in Nara, Japan was certainly enlightening and one that changed many of my thoughts regarding pottery as a craft. It’s funny how the experiences shape you more than any kin
How can we assume that there’s no story to tell through craft? That our emotion can’t come through in to these natural materials? I suppose thousands of years of functional forms takes the edge off an art that is, and has always been, about self expression. Maybe then, it takes a special
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.
Brisbane-based artist Nicolette Johnson intrigued me with her series titled 'Topiaries' that's a meditation on botanical forms, symmetry in nature, and the tension between organic and man-made.
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.
We are really pleased to release this selection of new ceramics in our shop by Japanese potter Shinko Nakanishi that are unique in shape and feature beautiful oil spotting all over them.
Today we are pleased to release this feature on Makoto Saito so that we're all able to get more of an insight in to Makoto’s art and appreciate the design and skill needed to produce these ceramics.
Wyan McAllister and Kyle Roddenby are the makers behind Clay Canoe, producing these sculptures from clay at their studio in Newcastle, New South Wales that are timeless and beautifully crafted.
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.
To follow on from last weeks post showcasing pictures inside the studio of Misa Kumabuchi we have now uploaded all the new Mushimegane Books works that will be shipping out in the next few weeks.