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Uncategorized May 31, 2011

Terracotta Lamps by Tomáš Král

Swiss designer Tomas Kral is responsible for these lamps made of terracotta. With simple shape, the lamps highlight the richness of the material – which, incidentally, contrasts beautifully with Kral’s choice of black hardware. Learn… Read more
Video May 31, 2011

Video | Heath House Numbers: The Breakdown

Heath House Numbers is a collaboration between Heath Ceramics and House Industries. This video finds Heath Ceramics Co-owner and Creative Director Cathy Bailey describing the project and explaining the handcrafted process at the Heath… Read more
Uncategorized May 9, 2011

Pigeon Toe Ceramics

Founded in 2009, Portland’s Pigeon Toe Ceramics has a simple goal, “to provide mankind with everyday beauty.” Their ceramic goods are delightfully simple, function first with little endearing quirks. Aside from tabletop objects… Read more
Uncategorized Apr 22, 2011

Jessica Harrison “Broken”

Ceramicist Jessica Harrison will open a solo show at London’s Jealous Gallery on April 28, 2011. The artist’s series of dismembered or otherwise cut figurines, entitled Breaking, forms the basis of the show. A full preview, via Arrested… Read more
Uncategorized Apr 21, 2011

Ceramic Sculpture by Kate MacDowell

Humans and animals are the central themes of ceramicist Kate MacDowell’s sculpture. Sometimes the two intertwine. Sometimes the sculptures form larger narratives – for instance she’s produced an amazing series that relates to bird… Read more
Uncategorized Apr 1, 2011

Laura Zindel Ceramics

Laura Zindel Design is a husband and wife team (Laura Zindel and Thorsten Lauterbach) working with ceramics from their home in Guilford, VT. Zindel’s precise illustrations decorate each and every piece of ceramic – and no stone is left… Read more
Uncategorized Mar 30, 2011

Left Eye Right Eye Ceramics

Phoebe Richardson’s Left Eye Right Eye collection transfers the artists skeleton and skull driven illustration to fine bone China made in Stoke-on-Trent. Quality, quirky stuff for the dinner table. Available direct. More looks at Left Eye… Read more
Uncategorized Mar 15, 2011

Drink Link

This fun ceramic set by Endoven-based designer Joon Lee finds cups fixed to a central jug by ropes. Called the “Drink Link,” the project allows Lee to explore notions of conversation and to bring together all parties at a table. … Read more
Design Jan 10, 2011

“Stay Down Champion, Stay Down” Installation

DesignBoom reports on a fascinating installation by Los Angeles-based studio Sports. Created by Molly Hunker and Greg Corso, Stay Down Champion, Stay Down forms an undulating walkway through the entire Woodbury University Hollywood Gallery… Read more
Uncategorized Jan 4, 2011

Charles Krafft’s Porcelin Skateboard

Apparently interest in skateboards made of fragile materials is still high. Charles Krafft sells his – made of porcelain – for $2,500. The pieces are hand painted and made to order by the artist. (via WBE). Read more
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