Emma Louise Payne

Emma obtained an MA in Ceramic design in Copenhagen where she learned to push the possibilities of ceramics. Whilst also being an accomplished product designer Emma’s work investigates and stretches the physical boundaries of material and detail. Bringing her deep knowledge, experience and sensibility that changes not just the visual and tactile surface of the clay, but in many cases enchanting the architectural environment in which it sits.

Her website holds a collection of her product and achitectural projects, including collaborations with RedDeer, Simon Astridge, Access Art, Paul Thomas. Emma now works from her rural studio surrounded by apple trees near Henley-on-Thames.

Alex Simpson

MA Ceramics and Glass,

Royal College of Art, 2015

BA Illustration,

University of Brighton, 2010

Jihyun Kim

Jihyun Kim, a ceramic designer from South Korea, melds tradition with enchantment in her craft. Holding a Master of Arts in Ceramics and Glass from the Royal College of Art, her work is internationally recognized, and showcased at esteemed events like Milan Design Week and the British Ceramic Biennale.

Jihyun's creations beautifully blend sculptural and functional elements, inspired by her cultural heritage and nature's mystical aspects. Her exploration of organic forms, especially fungi, infuses her pieces with magical narratives, inviting viewers to discover magic in the mundane. With meticulous attention to detail and a fusion of artistic form and utility, Jihyun's ceramics transcend the ordinary, embodying a harmonious blend of tradition and imagination.

Karin Taylor

 

Ceceily Daffern