Collaboration with Denby Pottery
I was inspired by the telephone insulators Sarah Bourne introduced into Denby production in 1878. This industrialised the company, from previously making purely domestic ware into industrial ware too.
Initial drawings developing the surface texture and decoration
A page from my sketchbook, trialling oxides for the iconic majolica glaze
Developing the product shape and learning to throw. Throwing on the wheel produces the curves I was looking for and you can see the chosen final form at the top left.