The illuminated sculptures by Rogan Gregory

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This is why we want to share the hand-carved illuminated sculptures by Rogan Gregory:  1//In a nutshell: Rogan Gregory is a New York-based artist who started as a design consultant for luxury fashion brands. The artist’s approach combines a sculptural perspective with the street energy of New York. His work reveals a unique sensibility for design, architecture and science. During the past decade, …

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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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Burnt sienna – A color pigment process with Laura Daza Studio

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Everything related to arts&crafts fascinates me; and even more when I get a nice behind the scenes peek. Burnt Sienna was one of my favorite projects I got to see when in Milan this year and  deserves a post by itself. There was much going on with raw material research, certain areas of Ventura Lambrate had this extraordinary lab feel. And that's …

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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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