Latest Articles in Ceramic Design

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The Retailers of American-Made Design: The Commons

Erin Connelly and Kerry Clark Speake are co-founders of The-Commons, a site that sells American-made home wares. We chatted with the duo to hear their thoughts on what it's like to work with local makers.
April 1, 2015
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7 Ways to Design with Heath Tiles

For over half a century, California's Heath Ceramics has been turning out coarse, colorful stoneware tiles. We've shared our love for Heath's artistry before through our Dwell Patterns collaboration. Now, we celebrate seven homes that integrate Heath's lovingly-crafted tiles into their kitchens and bathrooms.
February 26, 2015
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Youngest Guns 2012

We jostled our way into the hallowed halls of academia to spotlight four shining examples of student-made work.
December 8, 2014
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Ceramics Artist to Know: Matthias Kaiser

Vienna-based potter Matthias Kaiser blends Japanese ceramics technique with quirky modernism.
October 23, 2014
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Web Shop We Love: RIA

A fun and funky web shop by Ria Leigh in Los Angeles, California, with bright textiles, ceramics, and more.
April 25, 2014
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7 Out-of-the-Box Ceramics

Inspired by everything from pillowcases to quantum mechanics, these ceramic designers channel the surreal, the abstract, and the everyday to produce unique designs.
March 24, 2014
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7 Eco-Friendly Tile Designs for Spring

With spring just around the corner, fresh green and eco-friendly tiles welcome the season, offering energy to any kitchen or bathroom space.
February 26, 2014
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Designer Spotlight: Souda Collective

Recent Parsons School of Design graduates Shaun Kasperbauer, Isaac Friedman-Heiman, and Luft Tanaka (from left) are the founding members of the design collective Souda (a Japanese word pronounced “SOH-duh”).
February 19, 2014
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Dutch Design Primer: The New Guard

Each year, Design Academy Eindhoven graduates a promising new roster of talent. Elsewhere in The Netherlands, designers of every stripe (working in everything from textiles to 3-D printing) are catching the world's attention.
January 30, 2014