Ceramics pick of the month: Tina Vlassopulos

Posted By Gudy Herder / , , , , , , / 0 Comments

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 …

Read More

Ceramics pick of the month – Primative Futurist by Bari Ziperstein

Posted By Gudy Herder / , , , , , / 1 Comment

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 …

Read More

Ceramics pick of the month – Christina Schou Christensen

Posted By Gudy Herder / , , , , , , / 0 Comments

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 …

Read More

Ceramics pick of the month – Nathalie Weinberger

Posted By Gudy Herder / , , , , / 1 Comment

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 & …

Read More

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

Posted By Gudy Herder / , , , , , / 3 Comments

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 …

Read More

Ceramics pick of the month: Brenda Holzke

Posted By Gudy Herder / , , , , , , / 2 Comments

Los Angeles based Brenda Holzke is the selected ceramicist of September as I love her textures and shapes. The basket series is just wonderful and so on trend. Baskets are huge these days. Actually these images would fit perfectly into my September Mood Board. I am getting a bit obsessed with this kind of color palette lately.     Brenda's ceramics pieces are sculpted by …

Read More