Collection by Aaron Britt

Copper Black Mugs from welovekaoru


We first came across ceramist and designer Kaoru Parry of welovekaoru in London in 2011 at the Shoreditch collective Luna & Curious. In addition to offering a lovely spot of afternoon tea to a weary traveler, Parry is also deeply invested in the cups, saucers, and pots her hospitality comes in. At welovekaoru, she applies her modernist sensibilities to traditional bone china manufacture centered in Stoke-on-Trent, England. Copper Black is her new line of mugs which debuted earlier this week at Pulse in London. Here's a look at them and a few of our favorites from the welovekaoru archive.

"I love to use forgotten or unusual materials within ceramics to give it a modern look," says Kaoru Parry.
"The copper and black enamel is screen-printed and decorated by hand then fired to just the right temperature so they...
This Floret teacup is a prime example of how welovekaoru, despite its mod leanings, is unafraid to get into some...
Hard to think that rainy England could come up with such a sunny service set, but welovekaoru's Breakfast line is just...
The Nautical range was the first that we saw and hits a quirky note, at once old fashioned and au courant.