Arabia's Sunnuntai Vitro Plate

The Sunnuntai Vitro plate, designed by Birger Kaipiainen in 1971 for Arabia, combines its vibrant, intricate design with practicality and durability, embodying Finnish craftsmanship and timeless elegance.Read More →

“Swedish Grace” tableware sets, Rörstrand designed by Louise Adelbourg

Louise Adelborg, a member of Sweden’s noble Adelborg family, made significant contributions to the world of design. Best known for her enduring porcelain and textile artistry, her work, particularly the ‘Swedish Grace’ design, continues to inspire globally. Her legacy is preserved in Stockholm’s National Museum.Read More →

Mälar Queen, Golden Hall, Stockholm by Einar Forseth

Einar Forseth, born in 1892, significantly influenced 20th century decorative and applied arts with a legacy spanning stained glass, mosaics, and postage stamps. His key works include the mosaics in Stockholm City Hall’s Golden Room and diverse contributions to Coventry Cathedral.
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Chawan c1970s by Shoji Hamada

Shoji Hamada, a renowned 20th-century Japanese potter, continues to inspire modern designers with his dedication to craftsmanship, Mingei philosophy, fusion of Eastern and Western aesthetics, sustainable practices, and depth of design beyond utility.
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Wareland Pasta Bowls Set of 4, 22 oz Ceramic Soup Bowls

The Wareland Pasta Bowls Set of 4 is lauded for its elegant design, versatile use, and quality craftsmanship. Made from ultra-fine porcelain, the design prioritizes practicality, aesthetics, eco-friendliness, and easy maintenance, making it suitable for any kitchen or as a thoughtful gift.Read More →

New Yorker punch bowl, Schrenkengost & Cowan Pottery, 1930, Cleveland Museum of Art

Explore the life and legacy of Viktor Schreckengost, America’s multi-talented designer. From industrial design to World War II radar tech, discover how he shaped the American design landscape.”Read More →

Kaststel Vases Rijksmuseum designed by Theo Colenbrander (1886)

Discover Theo Colenbrander, the first Dutch industrial designer who revolutionized Dutch decorative earthenware. With his innovative and abstracted designs, he transformed ceramics at Plateelbakkerij Rozenburg from 1884 to 1888. Colenbrander’s influence extended beyond ceramics to textiles, incorporating European styles and Java’s batik patterns. Explore his life, creative contributions, and lasting design legacy.Read More →

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She studied under A. Radakov at the Pskov School of Decorative Arts in 1918. From 1922, she studied under K. Petrov-Vodkin, A. Savivov, and V. Sinaiskii at the Petrograd Academy of Arts.Read More →

Hans Coper - Pot with Handle

Explore the life and artistic contributions of Hans Coper, the British ceramicist who played a pivotal role in renewing ceramic art in England. Discover his unique style, international exhibitions, and lasting impact on the field, inspiring a new generation of ceramic artists.Read More →

"Compact" Tea Set by Ambrogio Pozzi

Ambrogio Pozzi, an Italian designer from Franco Pozzi Ceramics, revolutionized traditional product designs. Known for his Compact coffee service and Duo dinnerware, he collaborated with renowned brands and won multiple awards, including the Compasso d’Oro.
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She was the head of the Wiener Werkstätte’s ceramic workshop. She worked in a highly distinctive style with coarse modelling and drip-glass effects. Read More →

British Ceramicist John Adams (1882 – 1953) was a British ceramicist and Designer. He was professionally active in London, Durban,Read More →

1970s Collection of Plus Bowls and Pitcher by Wolf Karnagel for Rosenthal Studio

Wolf Karnagel, a renowned German designer and teacher, has made significant contributions to the world of design. His versatile portfolio includes iconic glass ranges, such as “Joy” and “Pandio,” as well as the sterling silver flatware collection “Epoca.” Karnagel’s designs have been featured in prestigious publications and have earned him recognition globally. In addition to his design work, he has dedicated himself to education, serving as a professor at Hochschule der Kunst. Karnagel’s influence extends beyond teaching and design, as he has also been appointed as a juror for the esteemed iF Design Award. His enduring legacy as a visionary designer and educator continues to inspire and shape the design industry.Read More →

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She worked on the editorial staff of The Building Manual from 1944 to 1955. She was a crucial figure in Borge Mogensen’s research on the standardisation of consumer product sizes, and she collaborated with him frequently. They created the Boligens Byggeskabe (BB) and resund cabinet-storage systems in 1957.Read More →

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Frederick Hurten Rhead was an English-born American potter and ceramic artist. He was born into a family of potters and designers. He received his English pottery training before moving to the United States in 1902. Read More →

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He devised wholly new, amusing forms, frequently in simple materials like tole and cardboard; the conditions caused by World War I dictated the use of low-cost raw materials. Read More →

Wedgewood created by Dream

He started by producing basic tableware, but by 1759, he had expanded to include beautiful items like classical vases and portrait busts. He was one of the first producers to hire artists to create product designs.Read More →

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Ernest Chaplet (1835 – 1909) was a French ceramicist, an early studio potter’ who mastered slip decoration, rediscovered stoneware, and conducted copper-red studies. From 1882 to 1885, he was the director of Charles Haviland’s workshop to study decorative processes, where he collaborated with artists such as Paul Gauguin. He eventually moved to Choisy-le-Roi, where he focused on porcelain glaze studies.Read More →

Paul Haustein Silver Tea Set

Paul Haustein, born in 1880, gained fame through his versatile skills, such as enamelwork and metalworking. He worked for prestigious companies, taught metalworking, and his innovative design, like his lauded Art Deco tureen, influenced design movements significantly.Read More →

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Gunhild Åberg (b.1939) is a Danish Ceramicist. She runs her ceramic gallery and studio in Lille Strandstræde 14 A (earlier known as Strandstræde Keramik) in Copenhagen. In her studio, she handcrafts and fires all of her ceramic artworks, which are all unique. Read More →