Articles tagged Ceramics

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'We don’t have spiritually uplifting, secular spaces in our culture and there is a need'

In New Wave Clay, ceramicist Sandy Brown explains why she uses the natural medium to create spiritual moments.

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Let the work of this interior designer-turned-ceramicist fuel your creative fire

Ashley Hicks explains how working on a small scale and working with inexpensive materials can feed invention.

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A new material innovation makes showering safely look a whole lot better

Roca’s Senceramic – used in a new generation of anti-slip shower trays – combines the properties of vitreous china with the textural possibilities of stone.

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A Japanese ceramics shop pays tribute to its local pottery trade

Hasami, Japan – Tokyo-based studio Do.Do. incorporate local pottery tradition into its design of Ōyane Saikaitoki ceramics store.

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One year after publication, our book New Wave Clay has been reprinted

Melbourne – Bruce Rowe is one of the 55 ceramicists we feature in Tom Morris’ New Wave Clay. To celebrate the book’s second print, we share Rowe’s story.

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‘I love clay; it's a world that is endless with what I can learn, experiment and achieve’

New York City – While the colours, shape, and scale may be joyful, New York-based artist Jennie Jieun Lee's ceramic portraiture is defined by maudlin undercurrents.

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Matteo Cibic imagines clay 'plants' that produce chewing gum instead of fruits

Vicenza, Italy – Italian designer Matteo Cibic imagines fragrant fantasy worlds full of ceramic plants that produce chewing gum, knitwear and plastic.

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In Belarus, a tech office – but make it fashion

Minsk – Studio11 creates another genre-bending space for a tech startup – this time, using sensual ceramics, brightly hued curves and a series of eye-catching nooks. 

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Morandi’s still-life scenes become three-dimensional via paper-thin ceramics

Porcia Pordenone, Italy – Paola Paronetto creates powerful still-life landscapes with lightweight, fragile porcelain works made using cardboard.

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Signature style? What signature style? This polymath potter goes for variety

Los Angeles – Los Angeles-based Bari Ziperstein changes tack with each collection she creates, forming a portfolio unified by her love of hand building.

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These twin brothers turned cave formations into freakishly beautiful ceramic pieces

Los Angeles – Multidisciplinary design twins Nikolai and Simon Haas use ceramics to recreate freaks of nature in their quirky portfolio.

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Can Kengo Kuma translate the essence of Barcelona into a Camper store?

Barcelona – The footwear brand asked the Japanese architect to design its new Barcelona store. The result is a thoughtful homage to the city’s unique design mindset.