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Last few days of EMERGE

Well, what a lovely exhibition EMERGE with the DESIGN FACTORY has been; we are all really sad it will be coming to an end this Sunday, 8th October. We featured all 15 designer/makers here on the blog (little reminder below for you) and half of them were with us on Sunday 20th August to chat to our customers about their …

Meet Ceramicist Katie Lowe

Katie Lowe is a contemporary maker in the field of slip casting ceramics. Katie graduated from NTU in 2015 after completing the Decorative Arts BA (Hons) course which is one of the most established 2D and 3D design and craft-based courses in the UK accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers. With a focus on simplicity and the beauty within …

Judit Esztergomi

Meet Ceramicist Judit Esztergomi

Judit makes wheel-thrown and press-moulded tableware from high-firing clays: functional and simple pots, which are meant to be used every day. Eating, drinking and sharing are those moments which create an intimacy between the pot and its holder, and change the average into special. Judit considers herself an honest craftswoman: her pots lack philosophical and deep artistic thoughts, but they …

Kate Welton

Meet Ceramicist Kate Welton

Kate Welton gained her 1st Class BA (Hons) Design Crafts at De Montfort University, Leicester in 2015 and immediately won Potclays Graduate Award 2015.   Potclays is a 4th generation, family owned and managed business operating primarily as a clay manufacturer and a supplier of a wide range of materials and equipment for ceramic. They have been in the clay …

Sunday Best

Sunday Best 20th August 2017

Morning folks! Here is today’s Sunday best for you featuring another selection of work by designer/makers taking part in our Summer exhibition with Design Factory, EMERGE. Our MEET THE MAKER event with Design Factory is TODAY so do come along from 2-5pm and meet many of the fifteen designer/makers taking part in one beautiful space. Caroline Draper – Jewellery Katie …

Kate Kato

Meet Artist Kate Kato

Using recycled materials Kate Kato tries to capture the delicate detail and beauty found in nature. Kate’s work is influenced by plants, insects and found objects which she recreates as intricate, life-sized sculptures and arranges carefully into collections and dioramas. She has always been fascinated by the natural world and documenting what she discovers has become her main motivation for …

Harriet Elkerton

Meet Ceramicist Harriet Elkerton

Harriet Elkerton would like to envelop you in a handcrafted existence. Her objects, with their unassuming simplicity, are designed for living, for enhancing everyday pleasures. Natural materials, plants and food play a key role in this lifestyle; Harriet uses these elements in her display, on hand-constructed shelves and tables, suggesting how easily these pieces will fit into a domestic environment. …

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Sunday 20th August 2017 – Meet The Maker Event

Fifteen designer makers are showcasing their work over the summer with us from 30th July to 8th October 2017 with our MEET THE MAKER event this Sunday 20th August from 12 – 5pm. We are delighted to be chosen by The Design Factory as the venue for EMERGE 2017.  Please join us to find out more about the inspiration and …

Holly Clifford

Meet Holly Clifford – Art Jeweller

Holly describes herself as an Art Jeweller, crafting pieces of delicate and detailed wearable art celebrating the curious attraction we have to plants and the natural world. Encompassing ideas from outside the realm of jewellery, her work draws from illustration, great painters such as Monet and Klimt, as well as from old dioramic books. Drawing and painting are integral parts of her …

Sunday Best

Sunday Best 13th August 2017

Morning folks! Here is today’s Sunday best for you featuring another 6 new designer/makers taking part in our Summer exhibition with Design Factory, EMERGE. EMERGE runs until 8th October with our fabulous MEET THE MAKER event on Sunday 20th August where most of the 15 designer/makers taking part will be with us from 12 – 5pm. Emma Goward- Jewellery Holly …