Designing and Making Tableware at The Wheel

Catherine West Matt West
Master the art of designing and throwing pottery for the table, and enjoy the unique relationship between food and tableware
Practical and accessible, personal and technical, this inspiring book is invaluable for all makers, whatever their experience, who want to create wheel-thrown tableware. It is written by Catherine and Matt West who share the knowledge and passion so evident in their own work, and explores the overlapping notions of craft, design and small-batch production. Richly illustrated with over 300 photos and with detailed step-by-step sequences, it celebrates the slow-nature of making by hand and explains how to make consistent pieces that add joy and meaning to the table.
Designing and Making Tableware at The Wheel by Catherine West Matt West

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About the author

CATHERINE WEST is the wife of Matt West and they are both potters and makers. Their studio, Pottery West, is known for creating functional wheel-thrown tableware with unassuming, quiet forms and glazes with depth and character. As well as selling widely, they produce tableware ranges for restaurants and run throwing workshops from their Sheffield studio.

MATT WEST is husband to Catherine. The own and run their studio together.

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