The Blue Onion pattern is the most famous porcelain decor of all time. It was created during the early Ming Dynasty in ancient China. In the 17th Century adopted the Meissen porcelain manufactory the décor and let it apply to his white porcelain. Primarily thanks to the Onion pattern became the Meissen porcelain famous in Europe at that time. Later, many other porcelain manufacturers assumed the beautiful blue pattern.

The chrysanthemum represents longevity, rejuvenation and nobility in Japan. It is also the symbol of autumn, harvest and goodwill. Because of its auspicious meaning, the flower frequently appears on decorations, accessories, porcelains, kimonos and obis, as well as Japan’s 50 yen coin

Today’s Studio View: Working on some chains for several porcelain pendants I’ve finished last week. I’m so loving these bigger pieces, but there is so much work involved – working with metals is just like opening another can of worms. But it’s always good to challenge yourself and learn new things! Nothing is perfect, but…

For the past 10 weeks I was a Fall Resident at The Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, Colorado. Doug Casebeer, the Artistic Director of Ceramics, and Takashi Nakazato, Visiting Artist, were both strong influences during my time there and I am excited to see this video portraying their relationship, as well as Takashi’s connection to…

Masterclass with Susan Nemeth from Ceramic Review on Vimeo.   Inside Ceramic Review issue 276, in her ‘Masterclass’ feature, we learn how Susan clearly leaves her mark on the pieces she has become known for. Taking us, step by step, through the process of her making, she shares information on how she coils, builds, uses…

Embraced the Modernist principles of simplicity, truth to materials, form following function and the idea that less is more. The Moon Jar finally reveals its appearance after 18 century by a hand of ceramist Yang Gu and tells us a great lesson to our life. Tirana Documentary Film Fesitval 2015 Official Selection Moon Jar: The…