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Tokoname

Thor Holvila travels to the ancient Japanese pottery town...


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Straight and fine

Kai Sperling just makes pots. As he says himself, he's a potter for bonsai


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This one?

Jörg Derlien’s all too familiar struggle to find the right pot fit for his larch The larch depicted here, a Larix decidua, was acquired in 2009 and obtained from the Alpine region of Wallis in Switzerland. From the very beginning, I was enamoured with its winding, twisting trunk and from…...


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A game of sorts

According to María José González pots should balance between function and beauty María José González never thought of making a living from ceramics. When a friend asked her to make some bonsai pots things started to change rapidly. How did you get into bonsai pottery? Everything started by just being…...


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Lost in time

Fujikake Yuzan is a master in hand-painted pots Painting is a passion of Fujikake Yuzan and he gets lost in time while doing so. His refined work is much praised in Japan. Fujikake Yuzan, his real name is Fujikake Yoshio (84), was born in 1936 in Gunma Prefecture (Central Japan)…....


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The spaceship

Thor Holvila tells us how his ideas come to life As a professional potter, commissions are a big part of my daily work, but as an artist I also have ideas about pots that I want to bring to life and develop. One of these is the pot here that…...


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Made together

Made Bonsai Pots – artistic team-work Manon Jamin and partner Edwin Koppers live a life filled by bonsai. Manon makes pottery and Edwin, besides the bonsai, draws the pot designs. How did you get into bonsai ceramics? I worked freelance for years in graphic and spatial design and actually had…...


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The wild one

Wild olive trees provides one of most ideal materials for bonsai Marcial Yuste Blasco, who runs a bonsai school in Spain, prefers to work on material from the wild. For Marcial, it possesses the characteristics needed to create fine bonsai and the olive has all the qualities that he favours…....


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Tempted to give up

Making pots came along a bumpy road Matjaž Raimondi and Nastja Legvart have just jumped into the big adventure of making pots for bonsai. They had no clue as to why this happened, but knew that it was a very good idea and they succeeded because their pots have been…...


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Make the most of it

The ceramic journey of Victor Harris. Victor just dropped by a local bonsai show and was fascinated by it. From that moment things moved fast and when his bonsai became more mature, making pots was the next step in his creative adventure How did you get into bonsai pottery? When…...


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