Piaule’s Minimalist Ceramic Vessels

Mindfully made pieces, crafted painstakingly in the USA

Only one set of dishware—a ceramic bowl and a plate—brings me joy daily. They were handmade for Piaule, an online-only brand that is painstakingly perfecting homewares one at a time; and as a testament to their work, I’ve never felt the need to own any more bowls or plates. Piaule works so painstakingly, in fact, that it’s been about a year since their last release: …

Barnaby Barford’s Seven Deadly Sins

The infamous Catholic doctrine takes a look in the mirror in the UK ceramicist's latest show

by Sabine Zetteler Never one to shy away from making a bold statement, ceramics artist Barnaby Barford‘s new exhibition “The Seven Deadly Sins”—currently showing at London’s David Gill Gallery—addresses biblical maladies in a tellingly ironic form of ornate mirrors. In interpreting the Catholic church’s long-condemned weaknesses and literally reflecting each one back to the viewer—in frames of deceptively sweet flowers and vibrant colors—Barford examines the …

Ceramic Subwoofer

Joey Roth takes his porcelain speakers to the next level of audio bliss

In 2009 product designer Joey Roth wowed us with the debut of his beautiful Ceramic Speakers, made by hand with little more than porcelain, wood and cork. Now after three years of extensive prototyping and numerous other projects, Roth announces a matching Ceramic Subwoofer to seamlessly improve his speaker’s performance and enhance the overall listening experience. The two-piece design consists of a single cylindrical sub …