Last week Patrick discussed drying time in the studio which reminded me of just how important timing is in ceramics. Catching pots at the best time to turn a foot-ring, to soaking a kiln for five minutes longer can make a massive difference to both production speed and the final finish of a pot. However, it can be very much a love/hate relationship and generally speaking it’s only through experience, research, and lots of testing do you find a rhythm which leads each firing to be an improvement on the last.
For the first time in its short history, Arran Street East, artisan producer of simple, hand-made and beautiful objects, is showing in a standalone space at Tent London as part of LDF 2016, and will introduce two new products to the range: The Breadboards, and The Pegs.
Building on the success of Ó, the Design & Craft Council of Ireland’s 2015 group show at Tent, Arran Street East returns to London with its range of hand-thrown and hand-made homewares in clean geometric lines, in characterful colours inspired by the Dublin Fruit and Vegetable Market.
As architects in clay, Arran Street...
We are excited to be part of Culture Night this year. We invite you to join us for throwing and hand-building presentations where our experienced potters will show you how to work on a potter's wheel to shape the clay pots and how to shape clay using simple tools and hands. We will be serving tea and coffee from the Pots - designed, made, and fired in our studio. We hope to see you on Friday, 16th September, from 5pm - 9pm.
Based in the busy Markets Area of Dublin, the Arran Street East studio designs and...
We are delighted to hear that Arran Street East shop has been shortlisted for Fit Out Project of the Year in Retail category at the Fit Out Awards 2016. We are looking forward to the Awards ceremony in November.