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Poetry In Pottery!

Poetry In Pottery Literally!

dream bowl

‘The dream’ jar

By Noelle VanHendrick and Eric Hendrick @ Zpots

Your precious dreams are for keeps!

After Diwali one could say Indian festival season is over but in my heart their is still festivity, some singing left! I want to sing this poems! These poems in ceramic are created by artists Noelle VanHendrick and Eric Hendrick.

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preserve moments

kishyu series

Artist: Kazumi Harnett

Where wet clay is inspired by the undulating rural landscape, the curves and rhythms of hills and the textures and patterns of agricultural land.

Where fluidity of the material is manipulated in such a way to leave marks and textures on the surface to preserve moments of making process.

ryumon series

Where young and talented ceramisist Kazumi Harnett uses coarse stoneware clay to make these ?& ? pieces.

My dear friends here.

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power clay

orissa-roof-tile.gifSeemingly there is no correlation among these images and objects. But there is a very strong relation. The power of clay speaks here through its varied magical properties.                                                ?? terracotta roof tile

The cute bird roof tiles are functional as well as decorative. These tiles are mainly used in State of Orissa and Madhya Pradesh along with simple ones. In fact these tiles are now sold as artifacts. These black and red clay tube shape tiles are partially hand made and partially wheel thrown and baked. These tiles give thermal insulation and reduce outside sound. A tiled roof has a sound reduction potential of 30 decibels.


                                     paper ceramic loudspeakers

designer Yong Jieyu

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 ceramic speakers              paper-waste

Ceramic, having one of the lowest sound absorbent co efficiency is one of the best materials for sound amplification.  Here clay is used with discarded musical scores to produce thin paper ceramic loudspeakers. Designer Yong Jieyu also scores destiny and contextual meaning of his products.


ecocarat ceramic wall

Inax from Japan has developed this ceramic wall which they say breaths. It is made of a completely natural ceramic material that utilizes tiny holes to absorb excess humidity in the room and release it when the air becomes dry. The wall is called ‘ecocarat’ and it reduces unpleasant smells and harmful airborne toxins too.

What you say clay surroundings!