A small espresso cup with circle handle, created as part of the Interchangeable Mould Project.
This project explores a creative approach to mould-made ceramics by using different combinations of a limited number of shapes and forms to create a variety of different final pieces. Developing on past project themes including buildability, collage, changeability, stackable forms, and combinations of material types, including use of both pre-existing components such as cork, and newly created components such as wooden dowel. Each piece is stamped with a number code on the base which describes the mould parts used to create the form.
As with all handmade items, please note that small variations and imperfections may be present and colours may vary slightly. Dishwasher safe, hand wash recommended.
Materials: Stained porcelain with transparent glaze. Unglazed base.
Emma Johnson studied M(des) 3D Design and Craft at the University of Brighton, graduating in 2016. Since then she has focused on establishing her own creative business designing and making handmade ceramics in her Brighton-based studio, specifically focusing on slipcasting in porcelain.
Emma's functional homewares are often based around architecture, incorporating precise, angular forms and a degree of buildability into the pieces. In early 2017 Emma was selected to take part in Hothouse; an intensive development programme for emerging makers run by the Crafts Council. Emma is currently creating and developing work from her studio in Phoenix Brighton.