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Snowdrop light at Benchmark Furniture. Photo by Paul Raeside.

Porcelain light shades

This week I’m making some slipcast porcelain lampshades for Benchmark furniture. The shades are used in the Snowdrop light, designed by Jonathan Tibbs. You can get a desk or wall-mounted version, made from laminated ash. I have also made some taller lampshades as a bespoke order for a customer. I have to slipcast these one […]

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Linda Bloomfield handmade Morandi porcelain bottles (and quinces!)

New pots

I have been looking at Morandi paintings recently and have been inspired to make a series of bottles in some new colours: black, grey and mustard yellow. In January 2013 I went to see an exhibition of etchings by Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964) at the Estorick Collection, a museum of 20th Century Modern Italian art in […]

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Tower of London Poppy


We have displayed our poppy from the Tower of London in a pouring bottle I made. In memory of my great grandfather Company Sergeant Major Reuben Hart of the Gloucestershire Regiment who died at Gallipoli in 1915. He was a gymnastic instructor and lightweight champion in the army and had served in India. He was […]

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Linda Bloomfield - glaze test tiles

Teaware and test tiles

Last year I exhibited at craft fairs every weekend in November and found it exhausting, so this year I decided to concentrate on selling online instead. This means I have more time to spend making in the studio, and also to enjoy the season, celebrate family birthdays, make cakes and wrap presents. This week I […]

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Cups for NOTHS

New website

Welcome to my new website, created by my husband Henry. Here I will be posting news and photos of what I’ve been making. My latest commission is for new tableware for the office. I am making cups and saucers, plates, teapots, jugs and bowls. NotontheHighStreet like to decorate their office with unique products designed […]

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