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These tactile mugs by Akiko Hirai are made from coarse stoneware built up in multiple layers finished in a flower petal design. These mugs have a coloured slip on the exterior and have been finished with a transparent glaze, which creates their beautiful textured and stained surface whilst in the kiln.
Material: Gas fired stoneware
Dimensions: Width: 10 cm
Height: 8 cm
Care Instructions: Dishwasher safe
Kohiki is a type of Japanese ceramic originating from the 1500's typically associated with teaware. It usually features an iron rich clay covered over with white slip and translucent glaze.
Akiko Hirai is a ceramicist making decorative artworks and tableware. Using Japanese pottery techniques to create contemporary ceramics, her forms are simple and satisfying, with deeply textured surfaces featuring calm, cool colours.
Akiko studied at The University of Westminster and Central St Martins. She is currently the Head of Ceramics at Kensington and Chelsea College. Her studio forms part of The Chocolate Factory N16 in Stoke Newington.
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