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An enchanted vision
- David Whiting

Ahead of a retrospective at Oxford Ceramics Gallery, David Whiting considers the fantastical sculptures of the late artist Ian Godfrey

In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Beauty through use
- Linda Bloomfield

Linda Bloomfield previews a celebration of Victorian artist-critic John Ruskin’s impact on craft traditions: Common Cause at Brantwood in the Lake District

Potters on pots
- Jenny Southam

Artist Jenny Southam discusses folk art pew group sculptures made in 18th-century Staffordshire, and considers their influence on her own making

Fruits of his labour
- Adam Frew

Potter Adam Frew talks to Dominique Corlett about his work, techniques and steps to success – including crowdsourcing funding for a new studio

Fluid dynamism
- Isabella Smith

Ahead of Takeshi Yasuda’s solo show at Goldmark Gallery in Uppingham, Isabella Smith spoke to the potter to discuss his preoccupation with porcelain

The heritage of Hornsea
- Adele Howitt

Ceramic artist Adele Howitt on the history of Hornsea Pottery, the value of its wares today, and celebratory public art installations in East Yorkshire

Pushing ceramic boundaries
- Imogen Greenhalgh

To commemorate 10 years of the ceramics residency programme at London’s V&A, Imogen Greenhalgh looks back at the artists who have taken part so far

Imaginations at work
- Imogen Greenhalgh

Imogen Greenhalgh meets Sam Bakewell, the latest artist to take part in the V&A’s ceramics residency, and hears about the objects influencing his work

Smoke and Fire
- Sebastian Blackie

Potter, academic and longtime champion of wood firing Sebastian Blackie considers the history of the technique in the UK and its possible futures

Emerging Maker:
One to watch
- Tara Squibb

We learn more about Tara Squibb, an emerging artist from Wales who developed a love of ceramics after a disability forced her into early retirement

Ask the experts
- Linda Bloomfield

Linda Bloomfield troubleshoots glazing black clays

Technical :
Glaze recipe
- Kevin Boyd

Potter Kevin Boyd shares the recipe and firing process behind his decoratively crazed naked raku

In the spotlight

We focus on Georgie Gardiner’s paper resist pots