African ceramics from the collection of Franz Duke of Bavaria donated to Design Museum in Munich

<b>MUNICH</b><b>.-</b> Over 1,300 items of African ceramics from the collection of Franz Duke of Bavaria are going to Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum as …


Pottery, an underpaying profession, makes surviving a struggle in Delhi

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Thirty-two-year-old Geeta sits patiently, painting pots created by her husband in the small open porch in her house at …


QT Perth Set to Open in Australia

QT Perth will open a new property on Australia's west coast this August.


Ceramics artist, chef emphasize creative, functional designs in the restaurant world

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ceramics artist Gina DeSantis spends much of her time in the Screw Factory in Lakewood, sculpting, molding and firing an array of …

Kent State

36 Hours in Ann Arbor

<b>FRIDAY</b><p><b>Boutique check-in @ 3 p.m.</b><p>In the heart of downtown, The Graduate Ann Arbor, just like the city it calls home, perfectly combines collegiate …

Ann Arbor

McNay's 'Spotlight' Program Previews the Future of San Antonio's Art Scene

click to enlarge<p>What happens when we look, I mean really look, at art? For young artists (some who might not even know they are artists yet), the …


Bowl | The Met

Date:9th century<p>Geography:Found/excavated Iran, Nishapur. Attributed to Iran, Nishapur<p>Medium:Earthenware; red slip covered and polychrome painted …

Art Galleries

Geek Daily Deals Jul. 18, 2018: Back-to-School Savings on Elmer's Glue 12-Pack for $10

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Geek Daily Deals – Amazon has great deals for parents and teachers getting ready for the new school year, including a 12-pack …


Origins of pottery traced to Japan: Study

london, July 17 (IANS) The origins of ceramic production can be traced to Japan and closely linked with intensified fishing at the end of the last …

Hunter Gatherers

RIGHT AT HOME: Designers look skyward for inspiration

Designer Lee Broom was vacationing at a friend's house in the Cotswolds, an idyllic bit of rural England.<p>"I'm a city boy, brought up in the Midlands and living in London for the past 25 years, so had never really experienced that intense blanket of stars that you find on a beautiful, clear night in …


Old Theban port of Chalcis: A medieval maritime crossroads in Greece

In the 12th century, the Byzantine Empire was flourishing and the city of Thebes--between Corinth and Athens--was a bustling center of commercial and …


Here’s why you can’t hit home runs every time

I recently had a conversation with my new publisher about the book I’m currently writing. I asked, “What would make this book a home run for you?” …


Ceramics put the road on show

I have mentioned before that some of Hong Kong's smaller and less well-known museums are in especially interesting, unique and historic locations.

News (Hong Kong)

Watch this pottery turn into a trippy zoetrope when painted

Chattering is a pottery wheel technique where a tool bounces against the rotating piece, creating a pattern of small divots. When it's time to paint …


Own A Stone Colonial Home In Elkins Park For $362K

This stone home includes a beautiful fireplace, hardwood floors, stone patio, and lush greenery on a quarter acre.<p>CHELTENHAM, PA — This stone home in …

Dining Rooms

Fishing May Have Driven Use of Pottery in Ancient Japan

YORK, ENGLAND—According to a report in <i>Cosmos Magazine</i>, archaeologist Alex Lucquin of the University of York and colleagues analyzed residues obtained …


Capodimonte Porcelain Factory | Scaramouche with Children | Italian, Naples (Capodimonte) | The Met

Credit Line:The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982

Art Museums

JW Anderson Unites With Converse For Vibrant, Ultra-Glossy ‘Chuck 70’ Collection

Image via Nike<br>Converse and JW Anderson have teamed up once again for a one-of-a-kind collection that features eccentric footwear even shinier than …


Frederik Roijé’s Dish of Desire Bird Feeders Are Designed for Birds to Feast

Because Frederik Roijé cares about nature, he designed four different bird feeders based on how many courses you want to feed them. Each Dish of …


Fairfax City FUNKY House: $730K For Wicked Vibes

FUNKY House (also newly listed): What does $729,999 get you in Fairfax City? According to Realtor.com, it gets you a Woodstock groove.<p>FAIRFAX, …

Real Estate

Stanley inks 10 startups for downtown Hartford accelerator

Astroprint (California) – Cloud platform designed to empower users to create and print with 3D printers.<p>Calt Dynamics (Ireland) – Socially beneficial …


diy faux glazed pots

Make your own adorable pots (minus a pottery wheel, or Patrick Swayze).Fran from design blog Fall For DIY has cleverly combined two wonderful things: …


Capodimonte Porcelain Factory | The Mouse Catchers | Italian, Naples | The Met

Genre sculpture at Capodimonte has a directness and reality quite distinct from that produced at other Continental porcelain factories. Capodimonte …

Art Museums

Ellicott City Gallery Presents 'City Sights'

An exhibition of digital paintings showing humanity in urban life will be on display at the Artists' Gallery in Ellicott City.<p>ELLICOTT CITY, MD - <b>From</b> …


World's End Pottery | Dish | Irish, Dublin | The Met

Dish<p>Manufactory:World's End Pottery , Dublin<p>Date:1735<p>Culture:Irish, Dublin<p>Medium:Delftware<p>Dimensions:Overall: 1 3/4 × 12 in. (4.4 × 30.5 …


Under A Porcelain Sun is a first-person adventure set in a surrealist colonial India.

<b>Under A Porcelain Sun</b> <b>is a first-person adventure set in a surrealist colonial India.</b> It’s about two thieves searching a mythical city called …

Indian History

Seed Funding For 3-D Printing Startups: A Peak At The First Techstars Additive Manufacturing Class

Techstars has long been known for its seed funding of tech startups. Its accelerator counts 1,200 startups among its alumni, including PillPack, the online pharmacy recently acquired by Amazon, and cloud computing company Digital Ocean. Now, in partnership with tools giant Stanley Black & Decker, …


Crafting Tales

Maker, July 2018<p>By Marissa Rodriguez<p>Photo Courtesy Callie Luhrman<p>Every piece of Callie Luhrman’s handcrafted ceramics tells a story. Whether a …

San Antonio

AD Design Show 2018 | India’s premier luxury design fair is set to be a game changer

<i>From a pavilion designed by an iconic architect to a live craftsmanship gallery, the AD Design Show is set to be a game changer for luxury design</i> …

Home (India)

Here’s How to Cop J.W. Anderson’s Converse Chuck 70 “Toy” Sneakers

<b>Brand:</b> J.W. Anderson x Converse<p><b>Model:</b> Chuck 70<p><b>Key Features:</b> Gradient colorways, patent leather uppers, oversized fuzzy laces.<p><b>Release Date:</b> July</b> …