Alice Duck Ceramics
Duck Ceramics is an independent pottery studio run by Alice Duck. Originally founded in a small attic room in her Bristol flat, Alice now makes and finishes each piece by hand in her Brighton studio.
The technique she uses is called slip casting. This process is used commercially, along with machines to produce identical copies of one product, churning out hundreds of 'perfect' duplicates. There is something satisfying about imitating the machine - but with the ability to make every product individual.
"It might be a drunk mug, or a wonky vase, or the lines may not be as straight as they 'should be' but this is why I fell in love with handmade ceramics."
Simplicity and function are at the core of Alice’s work. She likes to re-imagine classic shapes and divert them from their original purpose into a design piece. A camping mug has been transformed into a object of delicate craftsmanship, and its natural 'mistakes' have been left on show to celebrate the process, just as she believes they should be.
All of Alice’s work is watertight.
These products are not yet available to buy online, but do email us at email@example.com or give us a ring on 01223 361200 if you wish to enquire about a particular piece.