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Tina Vlassopulos Céramiques : “ The pots are all made with an eye to the possibility of function, although this is always balanced by the sculptural strengths of the forms. They are pots made contemplatively, for contemplation.” Simon Olding, Ceramic Review

atelier vierkant--giant planters

ceramics by Hedwig Bollhagen, “the most important German ceramicist of the 20th Century". She remained true to her vision throughout Nazi occupation, State control of her factory, and finally at the age of 85, the reprivatization of her factory. She continued to work until her death in 2001 at the age of 93.

The Paris Reviewfrom The Paris Review

Giacometti Painting in His Studio, 1965

Giacometti Painting in His Studio, 1965. By Michael Peppiatt.

Design Milkfrom Design Milk

LDF 2011: Origin Contemporary Craft Fair

shape & matt interior

Swinging Coffee Pot Roseville Pottery for Raymor. Raymor Modern Stoneware. Contemporary White. Coffee Pot with stand. Ben Seibel.

This has long been a favorite design motif for me; foliage as art, but also on a black background. I think because it is reminiscent of those old Hawaiian fabric prints on bark cloth.

Wabi-sabi feels contemporary ceramics by Nathalie Derouet. Each object is perfectly crafted and have achieve a level that we rarely seen in ceramics works.