American pottery dinnerware design dating
Because eating habits changed so drastically from 1900 to 1999 it can be easy to tell by learning a little bit about how families ate together in different decades.Also, dinnerware manufacturers stuck to standards and changes happened gradually over time.Kenesha Sneed’s minimalist and desert-inspired wares perfectly capture the California aesthetic.While working as a motion graphics designer and art director, Sneed took up ceramics and quickly fell in love with the art form.However, with the end of the war, Americans began importing foreign dinnerware again.The new era also brought in some new styles, bright colors and geometric shapes.Find practical art to love and live with, and bring a little bit of joy to your everyday life.From our own kilns we have beautiful serving pieces, plates, vases, lamps, and more, in richly colored glazes.
His “Energy Gloops” series is a masterful study of texture and color, artfully blending organic-looking forms with artificial coloring, making the pieces simultaneously reminiscent of volcanic stone and a bowl of melting ice cream.
And maybe fantasize about that iconic We’re big fans of Uno Ichi, brainchild of duo Hana Ward and Joanna Lee, who run their brand out of a backyard studio in West Adams. The duo’s trademark is the personified mug, with a reel of characters coming to life through beady eyes, pinched noses, and stoic expressions.
What started as a small passion project has boomed, and now their ceramics can be found in shops across the U. We’re partial to the “Unibrow Niñas” mug series, which consists of various Frida Kahlo-inspired personalities.
We fell in love with Eunbi Cho‘s unexpected designs at Giorgi Porgi, a sleek coffee shop tucked away in DTLA that commissioned Cho to create its gravity-defying coffee mugs.
The Korean artist’s tagline—”Made For Play”—is a fitting description for her fun, functional pieces that can pretty much double as fidget toys.