ETHOS

 

slab + slub is dedicated to the beauty of handmade objects and the delight of "happy accidents", or as it is so musically expressed in Japan: "wabi-sabi", the perfection of imperfection.



my focus is on utilitarian pieces, in particular tableware. commissions are welcome for commercial and domestic applications.



i hand build ceramics, so the pieces are not thrown on a wheel but built with slabs or coils of clay. the forms are asymmetrical and rough, glazes bubble and craze. the result is earthy and textural.



my approach to textiles is similar. the base fabrics are usually raw linens and hemp, slubbier the better. each piece is hand stitched. I usually make runners and throws...

enquiries welcome.

 

alison fraser