Friday, July 29, 2011
Friday, July 15, 2011
Sunny star summer wishes! Here are some more pottery pieces I have been working on. Making pottery is teaching me patience and bringing me so much joy.
Tea set with a strawberry rainbow theme + Japanese concept of "ichi-go ichi-e" reminding us to treasure every (tea) meeting since each is unique.
Chai and green tea tumblers.
Various bowls and a HI-C lemon saver (the perfect place to keep half a lemon).
Posted by KittenChops at 6:52 PM
Friday, March 25, 2011
Monday, December 27, 2010
It has been an amazing experience to work on this project with the NBBJ architects team and the Children's design team this spring and summer. I loved the challenge of coming up with a concept that effectively communicates the essence of Children's brand message, and makes sense of the way the clinic is organized: there are 6 color coded hallways for patients, 4 staff areas with huge glass walls, "sibling playroom" and the "surgery portal" upstairs. All the work has been inspired by Northwest flora and fauna to make it more meaningful and welcoming for staff and families that use these facilities.
Here are some more photo samples (the really nice, professional shots are by Benjamin Benschneider):
Posted by KittenChops at 8:17 PM
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
I have been taking a hand building pottery class this fall. Here are some of the most recent fruits of my joyful labor. At this stage they are still green (not bisqued or fired in the kiln yet). Looking forward to finding out what it will look like after the process will have been completed. The title of this bowl is: Shortcake ^..^
This is a hand built, fig shaped sake set. The biggest one is the sake flask (tokkuri) representing the sake brew master (Toji), the small ones are the cups (chocko) representing the 4 ingredients of the sake making process: rice, water, yeast and koji mold culture. "Let's brew!"
Posted by KittenChops at 11:41 PM