Ceramics pick of the month: Maryam Riazi

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To understand the work of Maryam Riazi, on our series "ceramics pick of the month," it is essential to know where she is from. Maryam grew up in Persia, actual Iran, in a city called Shiraz. A city celebrated for being the heartbeat of the Persian culture, therefore home to poets, culture, and art. It is located on a beautiful green …

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Ceramics Pick Of The Month: Yuko Nishikawa

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Yuko Nishikawa is a Japanese born ceramic artist, based in New York. She aims to use ceramics as a medium to enhance feelings. Yuko wants to makes you feel "piku-piku", a Japanese onomatopoeia word that refers to involuntary movements caused by accidental contact. Her mission is to make you feel "piku-piku", which means to tickle something inside you. 1//Her background: Yuko Nishikawa …

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Ceramics pick of the month – Nüüd Ceramics

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Last winter I gave a trend talk at the Academy of Arts in Tallin, Estonia. I still remember very well the public academy (made me think on how important it is to have art academies as public institutions) and its amazing building, the first digital black board I got to write on and a very creative student crowd. Ever since, I …

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Ceramics pick of the month – BUBBLEGRAPHY by Oddness

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If you have a bit of ceramics knowledge yourself, you always wonder when discovering a different glaze finishing, how on earth could this have been made? BUBBLEGRAPHY is a series of ceramic vases finished with a soap glaze. Now, what exactly is a soap glaze? By blowing are into the glaze and in doing so creating bubbles in which they are dipped, this …

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Ceramics pick of the month – Rachel Boixnboim

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This is the first official post for all readers and I have to tell you I am posting very little this month since the rebranding process is in full swing, and all I can tell you already is, the new Eclectic Trends will be quite different. I am very happy with the first drawings and can’t wait to go online …

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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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