When Nature Calls, Clark Sorensen Answers With Flower Urinals.

Clark Made pink corsage orchid urinal IIHIH

I once had a boyfriend who referred to urinating as “shaking the dew off his lily.” That phrase came to mind once I saw these high fired porcelain hand painted urinals impressively sculpted in the shapes of flowers and plants. Read more

Remembering Eva Zeisel 1906-2012. Her Life and Her Work.

remembering eva zeisel

The world lost a legend on December 30th when Eva Zeisel died at the age of 105. In honor of her passing, I am reprinting a post I wrote on her amazing life and work in April of 2010. Read more

The Beautiful Vases, Dogs and Cats of Gary Steinborn and his Venice Clay Studio.

Venice Clay Studio Hero IIHIH

The Venice Clay Studio features the talented ceramic crafts of Los Angeles born artist Gary Steinborn. Inspired by the work of arts and craft factories such as Grueby, Pewabic, Teco and Rookwood, his sculpted animals and artful vases are sensual, modern and appealing. Read more

Canvas Textured Ceramic Vases & Pots by Kiki van Eijk

kiki van eijk canvas series

Kiki van Eijk’s Canvas Series is a collection of ceramic pots and vases in various sizes that look as though they are made of textiles. The process of creation is that the pots and vases are first made in textile and embellished with details then cast in ceramic. Read more

Wedding Dishes They Didn’t Register For But Won’t Return.

wedding gifts

Okay, so your friends have already chosen their china pattern. And it’s gorgeous. But you really wanted to get them something unique and original in addition. I say ‘in addition’ because buying a couple a version of a product for which they registered, but not the actual one they chose, is just plain rude. Read more