A glimpse inside the home and studio of Kawai Kanjiro, a Japanese potter who was a key figure in the mingei and studio pottery movement, which included Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada.
Minimalist works by Turkish artist Ipek Kotan are really inspiring as they show what can be done with an open vessel. The forms are beautiful on the eye and they're also interesting and detailed.
Thai ceramic artist Aor Sutthiprapha references the Buddhist philosophy of using meditation, making sure she focuses on every fingerprint when producing her uniquely textured ceramics.
Japanese potter Misa of Mushimegane Books has opened her kiln for the last time this year, so it’s great to receive a new batch of ceramics straight from her studio in Hyogo, Japan.
Keiichi Tanaka hand builds all of his works at his studio just outside Tokyo, using a mixture of bright glazes and more subtle shades with colours coming through from underneath.
We're happy to introduce a new Japanese potter to the store, a young artist called Yuichi Murakami who resides in Toki, Gifu Prefecture. His work is functional with a rustic simplicity.
Guillaume Bardet, who between September 2009 and 2010 sketched one object a day, sourced the help of 14 local ceramicists in Dieulefit, a region in southern France, to produce them.
I bumped in to the functional work of Japanese artist Toshihisa Ishihara, and it reminded me how these old techniques in clay can apply charm and character to the finished objects.
I've been admiring the unique work of Barcelona based design studio and pottery workshop Apparatu, so here we present a small selection of their creative ceramic work.
Born in Osaka, Shinko currently resides in the small town of Kamiita, Tokushima Prefecture. All of his ceramics are wood-fired and the rich clay is dug just outside his studio.
New works from Misa Kumabuchi, her glazes are made from locally sourced materials, such as sand, rock and other minerals and objects that she finds on trails near her studio.
Talented British potter Norman Yap makes these organic looking vessels which are produced in two separate collections, one being stoneware and the other porcelain.