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These tactile jugs are made from coarse stoneware built up in multiple layers finished in a flower petal designs. With a clear transparent glaze inside, the exterior is coated with a coloured slip, which creates their beautiful textured and stained surfaces whilst in the kiln.
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.