Beginnings

Beginnings

Beginnings
Beginnings
Beginnings
It was the idea of art in the everyday that first inspired me to design a range of kitchen china; a beautiful mug can bring just as much pleasure as a piece of art on your walls. By this point, I was almost 50 and increasingly aware that time was running out if I was going to start a business from scratch. The delightful small factory we originally used in Stoke quickly ran out of capacity and the factory we brought in to help were unable to produce the quality we needed. There was no one else locally capable of this sort of studio quality work. A lucky introduction brought us our unique ceramics factory in Sri Lanka, where traditional studio skills have been preserved. We spent a full year working on the techniques before we were able to start production. That year I made 8 two-week visits, and seemed to be rarely out of an airport. During those trips, I stopped off for a few days in Southern India to visit a textile factory, with the idea of starting a range of table linens. And in this way, our product ranges began to grow...
Beginnings
Beginnings
Beginnings


Beginnings