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CT-scan of a colossal pre-Columbian goddess

Until the early 1950s, the Classic Veracruz ceramics were few, little understood, and generally without provenance. Since then, the recovery of thousands of figurines and pottery pieces — from sites such as Remojadas — has expanded our understanding and filled many museum shelves. This Tlazolteotl Veracruz figure (800 to 1200 CE) is quite large and […]

Ceramicist Uses Science To Create Sculptures Inspired By Nature

NYC-based artist Sabri Ben-Achour uses the forces of nature, science, and Japanese aesthetics as inspiration to create distinctive ceramics. One of his art styles includes using magnets to manipulate clay into spindly sculptures. Many of his pieces are also coated in an overglaze made of real gold. See more from Sabri Ben-Achour: https://www.instagram.com/sabritree/ ART INSIDER […]

@hvbees is prototyping these amazing solitary bee habitats! 3D printed in clay with a resin top

@hvbees is prototyping these amazing solitary bee habitats! 3D printed in clay with a resin top that entices the bees in. I love to see ceramics being used to help these embattled creatures that our world depends on. Link in profile. -@ayumihorie ••• #ceramics #3dprinting #artwork #crownbees #savethebees #doyourpart #beehive #sacredgeometry Source: Pots in Action […]

Materials: The Making of Ceramics

This year Design Insider has decided to focus in on Materials, learning more about their history, the latest innovations and where we can see the material be used in the future, interviewing a variety of well established BCFA members which are advancing the manufacturing techniques, whether this be carpet manufacturers turning to digital from the […]