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DESIGN
Fold Pot by Emanuele Pizzolorusso
Certain designers have a knack for solving problems so basic that their creations feel immediately timeless. Industrial designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso is one of them. The Helsinki-based Italian creative responsible for a pre-crumpled city map for...
DESIGN
Lenneke Wispelwey Ceramics
There's an elegant simplicity to the work of Arnhem, Netherlands-based ceramicist Lenneke Wispelwey. There's also a touch of mathematical fun. As a whole, her work is easily recognizable for two specific reasons. Regardless of what design object...
DESIGN
Ceramica Botanica
While simple off-white ceramic dinnerware is our go-to for setting the table—sometimes a pop of color in the dining room is just the ticket. San Antonio native Susan Rodriguez has been working as a ceramicist for over 20 years, after graduating...
DESIGN
Adam Silverman Ceramics
Adam Silverman’s affinity for texture translates to his self-titled book about ceramic art. It's a book that achieves its goal of being an object rather than a merely a catalogue of work. Many of the glossy pages showcase single ceramic pieces dramatically...
DESIGN
Interview: Catherine Bailey of Heath Ceramics
Ten years ago Catherine Bailey's interest in lending a design hand to the small but established California pottery company Heath Ceramics took a detour that resulted in Bailey and her husband serendipitously buying the Sausalito-based company. The...
DESIGN
Starnet Works
In their first visit to the United States, Japan's famed Starnet artisans fill Heath Ceramics in Los Angeles with a gallery of handcrafted designs. Curated by Shin Nakahara of Playmountain and Heath's Adam Silverman, the Starnet Works summer shop...
DESIGN
Bauer Pottery Company
Southern California's Bauer Pottery Company first made a name for itself in 1932, when the company released California Color pottery after the Great Depression. Before its sunny introduction, ceramics came in white, cream or brown—Bauer was...
DESIGN
Atlantish
by Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi When one thinks of Atlantis, a phantasm of decadence and splendor floods the senses, harkening a city at the height of its glory. For the "Atlantish: quite like Atlantis" collection, design collective Greece Is For Lovers...
FOOD-DRINK
Micaceous Cookware
Doing his part to reintroduce pottery for daily use, Brian Grossnickle creates beautiful eco-friendly cookware out of micaceous clay, a material with properties making it remarkably well-suited for cooking. The New Mexico native, drawing on over...
DESIGN
Faena Nueva
Inspired by the spectacle of matadors and bulls, potter Adam Silverman's new works merge "beauty with ugliness, elegance and violence." The artist, also the L.A. director of Heath ceramics, will display his gorgeously tortuous works in the upcoming...
DESIGN
Pigeon Toe Ceramics Spring 2010
A Portland, OR-based company, Pigeon Toe Ceramics produces high-quality ceramic pieces for the home. Fine artist and former graphic designer Lisa Jones takes the homegrown, local aesthetic to heart, hand throwing each piece from clay sourced and...
CULTURE
Katherine Morling's Sculptural Ceramics
Working out of one of South London's hidden creative hubs, the mystical New Cross and Deptford, Katharine Morling creates whimsical and often outlandish sculpture from porcelain and ceramics. A world away from the often stuffy stigma of the form...
DESIGN
Design Night's "Nature" Planter
Portland-based husband and wife designers Dominic D'Andrea and Tram Pham have just launched their ceramic Nature planter. The unique design requires a six-part mold and seventeen cuts and is hand finished. There are eleven areas for planting and...
DESIGN
Sara Varon x Ayumi Horie Pottery
Comedian and children's book artist Sara Varon teamed up with potter Ayumi Horie to create a one-of-a-kind series for Red Lodge Clay Center in Montana. The dinosaur-embellished pieces sold out already, but the show runs through the end of the...
CULTURE
Joseph Conforti
Joseph Conforti is a master of repetition. A raku ceramicist based in New York City, he creates hypnotic wall sculptures comprised of individual panels, each of which contains hundreds of ceramic pieces. Raku, for those unversed in ceramic speak...
DESIGN
Lorena Barrezueta: Gourmet Collection Porcelain
Lorena Barrezueta is a Brooklyn-based ceramic artist who has been getting a lot of attention for her porcelain dishware, which is cast from aluminum takeout containers. They are available online from The Curiosity Shoppe.
DESIGN
Ceramic Party Cups
These ceramic party cups look just like their plastic counterpart. They are available online from The Curiosity Shoppe. Also on CH: We Are Happy To Serve ceramic cups.
DESIGN
Rose Cabat Ceramics
We paid a visit to Mitch Greenblatt, an artist/designer/watch collector yesterday to film him for an upcoming CH Video episode. While there he turned us on to his collection of Rose Cabat ceramics. Now in her nineties, Rose continues to make the small...
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