Parisian ceramicist Arielle de Gasquet's work shows the influence of the Japanese ceramic tradition, with a simplicity and purity of line. Her generous dinner plates are all hand thrown, leading to slight variations that add to their intrigue. The off-white matte glaze is a strikingly contemporary finish.
It was while living in New York a decade ago that Parisian, Arielle de Gasquet fell into ceramics – “you could say that ceramics found me”. Looking to make a vase for her ikebana course she was introduced to a ceramics studio filled with members of the Japanese community – “they kindly said I must have been a ceramicist in another life”.Visit Designer Page
“I wanted everything pure, simple and white and it has slowly evolved from there. Usually I put some clay on the wheel and see what happens and where it wants to go”.