Decorating a pot can feel like a risky business – although superficial it can make or break the appeal of the object. During the last eighteen years of decorating pots, I have tried not to be timid or conservative and have taken risks, resulting in an embarrassing number of “seconds”… and many I’m proud of.… Read more...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We always knew that making mainly functional pots by hand is not an easy way to make a living but we (somewhat blindly) trusted that, if we applied ourselves and were able to remain creatively engaged, people would like our work and we would do OK.… Read more...

As Fine Art graduates, James and I are generally drawn to making functional things as a refuge from the complexities of Art. However, earlier this year we dedicated a period of time to making pots which are not intended for use.… Read more...

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.”

William Morris

The most useful pots are the ones at the top of the stack or the front of the shelf; it almost seems as if they are self-selecting.… Read more...