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Jujumade

i got an exciting email from Julie sharing the debut collection for her handmade accessories label Jujumade. you might recognise her ceramic pieces from that fantastic collaboration with Brook & Lyn that i shared in last year’s post about good hair. Julie’s pieces are composed of hand sculpted ceramic and leather elements – her soft leather bags…

Ghosts

these ceramic Ghosts by Anders Arhøj & Louise Gaarmann simply stole my heart – it’s amazing how you can paint a set of eyes on something and suddenly they’re adorable little  creatures. Based on the ideas of the Japanese Shinto religion believing that everything in nature has a soul – a mountain rock,…

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TW Workshop

i’ve been keeping a close eye on Tracy Wilkinson’s blog 149 Sullivan Street, as she has been teasing us with sneak peeks of her new site for TW Workshop – which i’m happy to see launched this past week. Tracy is a British designer who has a masters degree in fashion…

nemadji

Nemadji Pottery

one of the things i’d like to do at home is build up my ceramics & glassware collection. i’ve been buying a few knick knacks here and there, which is always a slow process as you tend to find them sporadically (and need to resist the urge to buy an…

Metrode

metrode is a studio based in seattle that emphasises natural materials, classic style, and a neutral palette in their inventory of vintage finds & new handmade pieces. shop owner caitlin also recently collaborated with julia of rennes to bring some wonderful dotted tote bags and pouches. i never tire of…

Picasso

inspired by this post by lauren about francoise gilot i decided to do some vintage picasso hunting – and of course the life archives delivered. picasso lived in the town of vallauris on the french riviera for 7 years where he created ceramics at the madoura workshop (amongst other things of…

teapots

i’m one of those heathens who never ever makes tea in a teapot. i even sometimes leave the tea bag in my cup while i’m drinking it (gasp!) it would probably make more sense to start making tea like a civilized person, as it would mean that i could have 2… maybe…

bird nerd

i might have to get this cup to drink my tea out of at the office, as we are faced with severe cup politics – don’t use my cup and i won’t use yours kind of thing.

ravilious for me

perhaps you remember the post i did about eric ravilious? well when i was researching him i happened to come across one of his wedgwood plates on bid or buy, of all places, and it arrived in the post yesterday!

eric ravilious

eric ravilious (1903 – 1942) was an english painter, designer, book illustrator and wood engraver. i especially love his design work for wedgwood ceramics. though this first image is what caught my eye…

beccy ridsdel

crazy surgical ceramic masterpieces – i love the way the white peels away to reveal the florals beneath.