Tag Archives: stoneware

ceramic drum stools from italy

I came across these fantastic ceramic drum stools and I just had to share. Doubling as small occasional tables or stools, these color saturated enamel stoneware and buttery-rich vegetable-dyed leather pieces are made in the studio of Italian leather maestro … Continue reading

the ceramics of master artist jean girel

Tucked in the Burgundian hillside of central-eastern France, amongst the bucolic vineyards is the studio of a non-assuming Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres and a Maître d’ Art who for 35 years has produced some of the most beautiful, … Continue reading

Michael Eden ceramics: blending tradition with technology

Two weeks ago, I was invited to a dinner party where the hostess introduced me to a pair of wonderful ceramic vases by UK-based artist Michael Eden.  I had never heard of him but was happy to discover this Master … Continue reading

Lucie Rie – dame! that’s beautiful!

Where porcelain can be cold and distant, pottery is often warm and tactile, drawing the viewer to hold and experience it much as the potter did while creating it.  I think you can see this with the bowl featured today … Continue reading

Sybaritic expressions in stoneware

Flemish born ceramist Henri Simmen was an established and well known artist in 1920s France.   After a very influential stint in the Far East, Simmen returned to Paris where he began producing his instantly recognizable hand modeled pieces in monochrome … Continue reading