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A lifetime's endeavour
- Alex McErlain

Alex McErlain visits Jim Malone's studio in Cumbria to discuss Malone's work and the many changes in the world of pottery over his four decades of making

On the button
- Isabella Smith

Isabella Smith visits Lucie Rie: Ceramics & Buttons at the Centre of Ceramic Art, York, to discover a foundational yet overlooked chapter of Rie's story

Potters on pots
- Hitomi Hosono

Ceramic artist Hitomi Hosono discusses her fascination with Wedgwood's Jasperware – and its influence on her heavily sprigged work

The natural architect
- Emma Crichton-Miller

Emma Crichton-Miller meets artist Valéria Nascimento to learn more about her porcelain installations and growing international fame

Auction eye
- Leonie Mir

Head of sales at Christie's Leonie Mir considers the background to artworks in Un/Breakable, its first dedicated ceramics sale, which broke world records

From desert village to garden city
- Jason Wood

Jason Wood considers the life and work of the Yemeni-born ceramic artist Abdo Nagi, whose work is experiencing a resurgence of interest

Ceramics at Christmas

Wondering where to buy the best ceramics this festive season? Check our listings guide to shops and galleries across the UK and online

Emerging maker:
One to watch
- Alice Funge

We discover rising talent Alice Funge, whose tableware decorated with transfers and poured slip has already earned her several awards

Ask the experts
- Peter Beard

Peter Beard answers a question from a reader who is keen to start selling her wares at fairs on the continent, but doesn't know where to begin

Clays and glazes:
Glaze recipe
- Richard Baxter

Potter Richard Baxter shares how he makes his vivid purple-blue glaze with a matte velvet-like finish, which is coloured using cobalt

In the spotlight

We put Lesley Risby's skeletal sculptures, which she creates using porcelain and nichrome wire, in focus on our back page