Spotlight on: artist Maude Smith of Maude Made

Every so often we discover a creative whose originality stops us in our tracks. Through the cosmic power of Instagram, we came across the truly ethereal decorative work of Maude Smith of Maude Made and Maude Smith. Numerous in her skills, from dressmaking to ceramics, it was her illustrated tiles that caught our eye, featuring […]

Spotlight : Makepeace United founder, Kai Zimmermann

One of the joys of working in a creative industry is discovering talent from across the artistic spectrum. New York-based Kai Zimmermann was introduced to the blog through a member of the McQueens clan, and we were immediately captivated by his minimalist ceramics. Kai’s pottery (Makepeace is influenced by machine parts and clean form – some are […]

Spotlight: Hitomi Hosono

Originally from Japan, Hitomi Hosono’s experience is rooted both in Japanese and European traditions. Before settling in the UK, she studied Kutani pottery in Japan and ceramics in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her beautiful and intricate porcelain creations are inspired by leaves and flowers from the garden; each petal, vein, stamen and intricate is noted, carved and […]