Kintsugi (金継ぎ, きんつぎ, “golden joinery”), also known as Kintsukuroi (金繕い, きんつくろい, “golden repair”), is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the maki-e technique. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object,…

Hungary has a long tradition of porcelain-making, which flourished during the mid-nineteenth century and continues to present day. Herend Porcelain The Herend Porcelain Manufactory (Hungarian: Herendi Porcelánmanufaktúra Zrt.) specializing in luxury hand painted and gilded porcelain, was founded in 1826 by Vince Stingl with a focus on earthenware pottery making. He went bankrupt later on and…

[see the original article here] Baroque is one of those words whose meaning changes slightly depending on context and perspective—it could refer to a specific or general time period or a style of art, architecture, music, or other creative endeavor. Possibly derived from a Portuguese word for a misshapen pearl, it has a history that…

Welcome to the new edition of Ogee Magazine Fashion, design, arts, hotels, restaurants, porcelain, perfumes; Pierre Cardin, more than any other designer, was an expert in linking his name and style to a legendary well-known brand which was applied to many items and many domains. Enjoy the winter exploring the splendour of futuristic and surprising…

Culture Mashup Contemporary China Painting by Melanie Sherman China painting allows Melanie Sherman to combine multiple images and detailed patterning from various cultures on her work. Edition: January/February 2016 | Page 39 – 42 | www.potterymaking.org China painting is an ancient technique for the ornamentation of ceramics. The Chinese started decorating their porcelain wares as…

I had the extraordinary opportunity of having hands-on experience with Jingdezhen porcelain, taught by local craftsmen. In 2014, I was awarded the Windgate Fellowship Award. The $15,000 fellowships are annually given to 10 senior students, nationwide, working in the field of craft. The fellowship program is supported and administered by the Center for Creativity, Craft and…