All posts by Laura De Benedetti

Packing for long journey

I have been busy lately making a big order for Xidibyu an online company in Shanghai. As usual the production was a bit stressful as the numbers of pots ready and in the making  kept moving. I never new if I had done them all until I actually lined all of them up on the … Read More

Sketching

It has a been a long time since I’ve written on the blog, I have not been away, but in a rethinking and expanding period. Already during university my colleagues and I noticed that familiar themes return in our practice cyclically but always at a higher more enriched level every time. I discover that I … Read More

Creative journey

Sometimes disappointing results are the impulse to change something in our practice. Recently with a kiln change and a few ceramics accidents I had to review my making and my objects. I have an effect I like in my glazes that really excites me whenever it happens but the number of discarded items is too … Read More

Shimmering surf

In these winter’s afternoons in which it is dark at 4 pm and the sun always never shows itself, I find it difficult to work in my damp shed. I always find that this part of the year is a useful thinking space, on where to take my work next year. I am trying a … Read More

Old friends

Have you ever opened a drawer in the old bedroom you used to live in as a child and found some letters you exchanged with friends you had when growing up? The cringing feeling of seeing yourself through the decades and not recognizing the same person… did I really say those things, did I really … Read More

Dinner is ready!

Ten years ago in my artistic statement I said that I would have liked one day to make a whole dinner set, in order to give my guests the food I prepare in the dishes I make. I have been working with this intent all this time and for a few years now. My family … Read More

New photoshoot

I had the opportunity to have my best bowls photographed professionally in a studio and the result is definitely better than my home attempts. Batool Showghi, was open to letting me try different lighting and shooting angles she listened to what I wanted to achieve and let me collaborate in the image taking. I have … Read More