The Rise of Everyday Design

A new look at the Arts and Crafts Movement, tracing its roots in reformist ideas, engagement with commercial culture, and eventual presence in everyday life.Read More →

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Candace Wheeler rose to prominence as the top late-nineteenth-century American textile designer by educating herself to match and eventually surpass the achievements of advanced European designers. She transitioned from needlework to fabric and interior design.Read More →

Clay Contemporary Ceramic Artisans

The feeling of a ceramicist’s studio is captured, along with a new appreciation for the beautiful, practical, and approachable works created by a new generation of artists.Read More →

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#1 Bestseller in Pottery & Ceramics and Sculpture and #1 Most Wished for in Pottery & Ceramic CraftRead More →

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Throughout the twentieth century, ceramics were widely divided into two sectors. Studio pottery, which was a reaction to the mass-produced wares of the industrial revolution, and fine art by contemporary artists, who just used clay in their practise but rejected many of their traditional codes of practice. The unprecedented increase in ceramic popularity over the last five years has helped create a new type of potter: a ceramic designer: a part-craftsman, a part-designer, a bridge between ceramic craft, collectable design and fine art.Read More →

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The Ceramics Bible: The Complete Guide to Materials and Techniques  By Louisa Taylor Ceramists haveRead More →