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    Contemporary Ceramic Artisans

    Amber Creswell Bell


    An inspirational showcase of the work of over 50 of the world’s most creative ceramicists which offers insights into their working methods


    One of the oldest human crafts, pottery is experiencing a renaissance, with a renewed desire for unique pieces and a respect for the imperfections associated with the marks of the maker. From the functional to decorative and sculptural works pushing the boundaries of the craft, Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans offers a glimpse into the lives and practices of over 50 studio potters from around the world.

    It is a celebration of the new pottery artisans and a behind-the-scenes look at their inspirations and working methods.

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    'A great introduction, showcasing the work of 50 notable potters that will leave you itching to get behind the potter's wheel in the manner of Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze'
    Country & Townhouse Magazine

    'High quality photography … a beautiful book to dip into, whether you are a maker or collector'
    Ceramic Review

    'Potters in the making should rush out and buy this book'

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    Book Details

    Format: PLC (no jacket)

    Size: 25.4 x 19.4 cm

    Extent: 256 pp

    Illustrations: 231

    Publication date: 2 February 2017

    ISBN: 9780500500729

    About the Author

    Amber Creswell Bell is an arts, design and lifestyle writer and creative curator. She writes for Australia’s most popular design blog The Design Files.

    Keith Brymer Jones is a British potter and ceramic designer, known for his homeware Word Range with retro lettering and punk motifs. In 2015, he debuted as an expert judge on BBC2’s The Great Pottery Throw Down.

    List of Contributors

    Keith Brymer Jones