Studio Twocan – Cement Ceramics

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We have seen quite some moulded cement proposals for the past two years in the homewares world, but if you ask me… this is a pretty different approach by Studio Twocan combining marbled textures with a certain ceramics finishing look. By using sometimes intense pigments, each piece individually handcrafted is given a unique layered pattern and the hues are inspired by the …

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Ceramics pick of the month: Tina Vlassopulos

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Tina Vlassopulos is a studio potter based in London producing one off hand built vessels in beautiful organic and sculptural forms. I always admire artisans who have a clear signature and Tina is definitely one of these. Educated at Bristol Polytechnic, she builds pieces that look different from every angle and are full of movement with twists, curves and spirals which remind …

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Ceramics pick of the month – Primative Futurist by Bari Ziperstein

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I have a ceramics Pinterest board with loads of inspiration here but these unglazed terracotta pots are my favorites right now. My heart skipped a few beats when finding them. These individual vases are uniques pieces, unlimited and obviously inspired by primitive art but having some influence from futuristic shapes as well. The artist calls it primativefuturist. Artist and designer Bari Zipperstein is a successful …

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Ceramics pick of the month – Christina Schou Christensen

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It's interesting to observe that glaze is the most important ingredient here whereas the clay seems to play a secondary role. Ceramic glaze serves a variety of purposes. It serves a purely practical function as a protective layer that makes a ceramic cup pleasant to drink from, renders plates hygienic and enables jugs to hold water. Additionally, glaze can be …

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Ceramics pick of the month – Nathalie Weinberger

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I really wish I could make a book from all the stunning work I have on my Pinterest board. Without quite realizing it has become the board with most pics and I'd say a 60-70% of the boards I follow cover the same topic. Nathalie Weinberger has been standing out lately due to both her nice ceramics work and photography & …

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Ceramics pick of the month: Karin Lehmann’s slowly moving ceramics installation

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Karin Lehmann based in bern, Switzerland has been worked on one of my favorite installations ever in Münster, Germany. Sediment Sampling documents an arrangement of 200 apparently randomly smashed clay pots. The initial shifts towards a gentle decay, slow moving and unpredictable final result since all pots are in unfired state and slowly slide, split and eventually burst when filled …

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