These pieces by Dutch studio Atelier Nl epitomise the beauty of honest materials. The elegant lines of each vessel juxtaposed with metal are such a perfect combination.
The project Drawn from Clay by Lonny van Ryswyck and Nadine Sterk (Atelier NL) started by digging up, shaping and baking clay from different locations through the Netherlands. They created a beautiful series of plates and bowls in different colors and structures, showing the local identity of the area the clay was taken from.
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Just spent a wonderful day at the Leach Pottery Studio.
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Atelier Vierkant, is a Belgian company specialising in the production of handmade ceramics. Each pot is unique. In their own words “… at Atelier Vierkant the art of craftmanship is not dead.”
Decha Archjananun just graduated from the MAS-Luxury course at University of Art & Design Lausanne (ECAL). Archjananun’s final project was a series of vessels called Weight Vases.
The designer explains: “‘What are vases? How do they work?’ Those were simple questions I asked myself about this historical object which was created in the Neolithic period.” The simple idea of a vase is to hold flowers, but Archjananun noticed that there are two main parts to a vase: the section that holds the water and the part the holds the stem.
“Weight” brings a new perspective on a vase design by the separation of two different parts which support each other. The water container is made of concrete and the light, airy steel holds the rest of the flower up.
The collection features four vases that can house just a single flower to a bouquet.
via Design Milk
I completely fell in love with these pots at the tail end of finishing our house. As soon as I found out I was under budget I just couldn’t resist.
Karin Eriksson is a Swedish based designer/maker - you can buy these hanging pots at her online shop Manos.
Nathalie Lahdenmäki graduated in 1999 as Master of Arts in ceramic and glass design from the University of Art and Design Helsinki.
A family of cups where every cup will find it’s own soulmate in a family.
Each cup has it’s own way to be treated. Every time, while holding a different cup, the holder has to adjust his hand and mind to the piece he is holding. In time various shapes and handles let you personalize your cups.
The cups are made from one mould, then every handle is cut into different a shape.
Set up by Tom Housden in 2011, Hand & Eye design studio was borne out of the desire to reacquaint designer and maker. A practising architect, Tom came to feel that the profession’s approach to design was too hands-off and very remote from the process of manufacturing.
The pendants are all hand made to order by UK craftsmen making each truly unique. The process of slip casting liquid terracotta into moulds and hand glazing the fired shades is a skilled process that takes tim.