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Design Nation at London Craft Week

Design Nation put together a lovely exhibition called Head, Hand and Heart with talks and demonstrations during London Craft Week 2018. The exhibition was held in Helen Yardley studio, where she designs and makes her bold, abstract rugs. Curated by Design Nation, Helen Yardley and leading design journalist Barbara Chandler, the show included Harriet Elkerton and […]

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oil on linen 56x76cm £2,850

Dialogues exhibition

Last Saturday was the opening of our exhibition at Sarah Wiseman Gallery in Summertown, north Oxford. I met Sarah Spackman many years ago at a craft fair and she bought some of my pots to paint. Then, when we were both demonstrating at Art in Action at Waterperry Gardens near Oxford, we swapped a painting […]

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Bottles by Linda Bloomfield, bowls by Heidi Harrington

Marks and Tools exhibition with Design Nation

Last week I took part in an exhibition on Marks and Tools put together by Design Nation at Oxo Tower Wharf. The curator was Liz Cooper, who brilliantly pulled together all the work from 23 different makers and designers. Interiors journalist Barbara Chandler wrote an online showcase about the makers and their tools. As well as ceramics, […]

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science, potters, geology, chemistry, glazes, clay

New book Science for Potters

I am excited that my next book Science for Potters is coming out soon. The cover shows a pair of Atomic Bottles by Kate Malone, covered with atoms and crystals. The book will cover chemistry, geology, clay, crystals, the science behind colour and glazes. For anyone who would like to know a bit more about the […]

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Linda Bloomfield - glaze test tiles

Glaze course dates 2017

I have been asked to teach several glaze courses in 2017. A new pottery school is opening in Forest Row in Sussex. I will be teaching glazes there 0n 17-19 February 2017. Contact Katrina Pechal on 0789 444 7938. You can visit the school when they open in December, courses start in January with tutors […]

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Chemistry for potters

I often receive emails asking about glaze problems. It seems that students on ceramics degree courses are not taught very much about science or understanding the materials, but concentrate more on learning about art and design ideas and philosophy. In Chemistry at school, I loved the periodic table. It neatly groups the elements so that each […]

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Ceramic bottles inspired by Morandi

Maison et Objet Paris 2016

I have been exhibiting in Paris at Maison et Objet with the British European Design Group. I took a selection of my Morandi inspired bottles and vases as well as my handmade tableware range. The new collection was very well received by the press and buyers, particularly French and Swiss. Unfortunately, after the recent terrorist […]

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Linda Bloomfield at Maison et Objet

Maison et Objet

I enjoyed exhibiting at Maison et Objet in Paris last week. My stand was part of the British European Design Group in Hall 8: Now! Design a vivre, funded by UKTI. As well as ceramicists, the British contingent included designers of glass, textiles, furniture and lighting. It was a busy show and I received orders […]

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