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Creative People

Ceramics

Creative People

Bonnie Hislop Is The Ceramicist-Cheerleader We Need Right Now

The Brisbane-based ceramicist launches her 'Better Luck Next Year' collection - a series of clay trophies celebrating the losses of 2020. Gi...
Sasha Gattermayr

Studio Visit

The Northern Rivers Ceramicist Crafting Vessels With A Soft Edge

Ceramic designer Layla Cluer shows us around her farmyard workshop in the Byron hinterlands.
Sasha Gattermayr

Creative People

Meet The Emerging Artist Using An Unexpected Year, To Make Unexpected Objects

Melbourne-based artist Lucy Tolan shares her new collection of wonderfully wobbly ceramic objects + what it’s like to be a full-time artis...
Sasha Gattermayr

Studio Visit

How Melbourne's Most Beautiful Ceramics Studio Pivoted To Online Classes

Guy Vadas from Céramiques in Elsternwick got real smart, real quick, to bring his beloved pottery workshops to a home audience.
Sasha Gattermayr

Creative People

The Sydney Makeup Artist Making 'Voluptuary Ceramics'

Makeup and special effects artist Emma Bartik takes the plunge to a new creative endeavour – the soft, folded, forms of Voluptuary Cerami

Studio Visit

The Magazine Editor Turned Ceramicist, Using Clay As Therapy

Artichoke magazine editor Cassie Hansen unveils her impressive side hustle – handcrafted ceramics, inspired by architectural forms.

Creative People

Contemporary Ceramics That Look Like Ancient Relics, By Emily Brookfield

Meet the second year uni student making uniquely sculptural ceramics, out of her home in the Yarra Valley.
Sasha Gattermayr

Studio Visit

Sensual Ceramics That Celebrate The Human Form

We visit ceramicist, graphic designer, and mother-of-three Sophie Nolan, in her serene studio on Sydney's Northern Beaches.

TDF Design Awards

And Winners Of The TDF Design Awards Are...

After celebrating last night at our fabulous awards ceremony, we are so excited to announce the WINNERS of the TDF Design Awards 2019!

Studio Visit

Ceramics That Celebrate The Decline Of The Disposable

Melbourne-based ceramicist Shari Lowndes of Szilvassy shares her first collection of beautiful, functional ceramics.

TDF Design Awards

The Power Of Collaboration Celebrated In The TDF Design Awards

Ten of best creative collaborations of 2018, as shortlisted in the TDF Design Awards!

Creative People

Japanese Design Meets Mid-Century Modern In These Sculptural Ceramics

Melbourne-based ceramicist Jan Vogelpoel celebrates clay through her architectural ceramic forms.

TDF Design Awards

The Best Of Australian Handcrafted Design

From functional to decorative, here are the TDF Design Awards Handcrafted Design finalists!

Studio Visit

The Melbourne Ceramicist Inspired By Japanese Ikebana

A studio visit with Kate Brouwer of Asobimasu Clay, one of Melbourne's most exciting makers!
Elle Murrell

Studio Visit

The Melbourne Ceramicist Embracing The Beauty Of Blank Space

From striking functional wares to art objects, Tokyo-born Yoko Ozawa reflects on her evolution at the wheel.
Elle Murrell

Creative People

An Installation Of Epic Proportions, Commemorating Victims + Survivors Of Auschwitz

After three-and-a-half years in the making, ceramic artist Dan Elborne’s 'Deathgate' installation is now on display at The Goods Shed in
Jo Hoban

Studio Visit

Lustrous Ceramics To Lust Over!

Melbourne ceramicist Carla Dinnage creates a festival of colour in her latest collection ‘Holi'.

Studio Visit

The Reinvention Of A Beloved Brisbane Artist

A chance meeting with a potter abroad inspired Rose Jensen-Holm to turn to the wheel, with a new exhibition opening this Friday.
Jo Hoban

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First Nations artists, designers, makers and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files – we would love to hear from you.

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