I recently started collecting ceramics made by one of my favorite New York furniture designers, Tyler Hays of BDDW, and have loved using the pieces so much, I asked Tyler to collaborate with me on a ceramics pop-up in our Brentwood store. Lasting for the month of March, the pop-up will include some of my […]
A beautiful table starts with dinnerware that’s made with heart from materials that last. I love Belgian-born, Los Angeles-based ceramicist Delphine Lippens’ line, Humble Ceramics. Rustic and yet modern at the same time, Delphine’s plates, bowls, and cork-top canisters impart a warmth and strength that’s striking on any surface. I first discovered Humble Ceramics through […]
When selecting pieces to bring into my home—or sell in my stores—it’s important that I feel some kind of personal connection to the product. It’s for that reason I love items that are made by hand. You can always tell the difference between something crafted with love and by a machine. Melissa Tolar, half of […]
It’s not typical that ceramics actually bring nature to the table. But in my experience most ceramics aren’t Materia Lumina, a line designed and crafted in the desert of Joshua Tree. The nontoxic, food-safe dishes and bowls are imprinted with indigenous elements foraged from the great outdoors, along with other fabrics and elements that set them apart […]
As mentioned yesterday, I was first introduced to Eefjie Theeuws’ collection of handformed ceramics, Materia Lumina, while shopping at Beatrice Valenzuela’s Echo Park storefront. Eefjie was kind enough to open the doors of her Joshua Tree studio space to us, and I’m so happy to now share with you.