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The Estorick Gallery, reopening

Italian Threads has been extended to 20 June 2021. The Estorick Collection is reopening to the public on 19 May 2021. With the reopening of the Gallery, the exhibition Italian Threads: MITA Textile Design 1926-1976 has been extended to 20 June, to allow time for those of you who missed it last year to see it before... Continue Reading →

Interbeing: where sound and ceramic unfold together

Interbeing is the culmination of several months of research, an exploration of collaborative ceramics and sound art in both the United Kingdom and China. Artists and Curators Kay Aplin and Joseph Young have been working on projects together for several years now. Interbeing looks into the possibilities of making work connecting two very distinct cultures... Continue Reading →

Meditation in Material

Bridget Harvey - Drift, 2020 A very inspirational opportunity during Collect 2021 Craft Fair was attending the talk on Sustainability and Materiality moderated by Varuna Kollanethu, Director of Ruup & Form. A series of conversation exploring the meditative creative process between artists, makers and designers for the exhibition “Meditation in Material” curated for Collect International. Considering... Continue Reading →

Pastels. A French touch in Dubai

The works of young French artist & ceramist Héloïse Bariol From 29 March to 29 April, Comptoir 102 will showcase the works of young French artist & ceramist Héloïse Bariol. Comptoir 102, the UAE’s popular lifestyle concept store that has been acclaimed by many international guides and magazines, is back this year for another edition of the... Continue Reading →

A Coffee & a Donut with Pia Chevalier

I receive newsletters and media releases every day, my inbox is a pandora box ... an explosion of information and while I am searching for relevant news and interesting topics to explore and to share, I came across this French ceramicist and her work: Pia Chevalier . A delightful rainbow feast for the eyes. Cup... Continue Reading →

1000 Vases – A touring exhibition

A touring exhibition representing 1000 vases from over 35 countries. Next stop Milan, September 2021. 1000 VASES is an exhibition that shines a light on unique pieces made by independent designers from over 35 countries. Its goal is to bring together and present a large number of vases without artifice, by allowing the quantity and diversity... Continue Reading →

Collect 2021 in full swing

Just attended the press view of Collect 2021, the International art fair for contemporary craft and design. This year because of the global pandemic, COLLECT the amazing event in the craft, maker, and the ceramic world is restricted online, with the benefit that people outside London and the UK can experience it. So, me too... Continue Reading →

Writer’s London

Out in late winter this new book by Carrie Kania & Alan Oliver takes us in the street of London with the eyes and words of a collection of writers. Inspiring and nourishing this new title by ACC Art Books needs to have a place on your desk .. to get inspired to find your... Continue Reading →

Collect 2020

International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design relocates toSomerset House for its 16th edition(27 February – 1 March 2020 / preview 26 February) The Crafts Council announces Collect will return for its 16th edition, presented for the first time at Somerset House in London.The Crafts Council founded Collect in 2004 with the aim to... Continue Reading →

Prada. Front and Back.

The first major museum exhibition of one of the world’s most influential fashion houses. Dates: Opening September 2020 at the Design Museum, London The exhibition will offer unprecedented insight into Prada’s creative approach, inspirations and landmark collaborations. Facing the future, it will explore Prada’s transformation of the idea and practice of fashion and the continuing evolution... Continue Reading →

York Ceramic Fair 2019

A new important date for your diary: The York Ceramics Fair 2019 is just around the corner this coming weekend (Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November: 10am – 5.00pm) Following on from last year’s success, we’re staging the second York Ceramics Fair in the beautiful grounds of The Hospitium. More applications than ever before means we... Continue Reading →

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