zwiebelmuster

It’s Wednesday, and that means it’s time to discover today’s My Place pattern, which is a delicious feast of interdisciplinary design! Multi-talented Nicole Wagler spends her working life among ceramics, and it is her deep love and knowledge of the styles, history and processes of decorative tableware that has inspired her Zwiebelmuster shawl: a gorgeous…

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“disorientation enables new perspectives”: Catherine Mountford

This interview with talented ceramic designer-maker, Catherine Mountford, is brought to you as part of our “chain” celebrating the interconnected work of interesting and inspiring creative women. Catherine was nominated by illustrator / embroiderer, Reena Makwana, whose interview you can read here. Hi Catherine! Can you introduce yourself and tell us a little about your…

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Hornsea and me

Among the miscellaneous objects on my rather messy desk is a brown mug, with a broken handle, decorated with a frieze of dancing rabbits. This mug has sat on every desk I’ve ever sat at: I appropriated it for a pen-holder (in its already broken state) when I was a teenager, and it has travelled…

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