Etsy T-T-T-Tuesday: Kevin O’Shea Ceramics

I don’t quite remember when I came across the Kevin O’Shea design studio, but I do remember being stopped in my clickety-click internet surfin’ tracks. Kevin a fellow New Yorker, is decked out with a B.F.A. in Interior Architecture from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design – Ceramics? His hobby turned Etsy business! I find his work delicate, detailed and thoughtful – the complexity and beauty of it makes me smile. I hope you like it too.

Blossom Vase

Blossom Vase

Undeniably gorgeous – look at the delicate petals that make up this gorgeous vase. I am in a serious ‘dinner table styling’ craze right now, and I can see this being part of a great centerpiece at a backyard dinner with friends. Pick it up for $75.

Carbon Soup Bowls

Carbon Soup Bowls

There is something very earthy and rustic about these bowls, the details of the elongated handles has such character and practicality. The come as a set of 4 for $70, run don’t walk here to nab them.

Swan gravy Boat

Swan gravy boat

How did someone not think of this sooner? The swan gravy boat comes in both black or white – it invokes memories for me – sitting around the dinner table with the fam, gravy was the thing that could make or break a good roast dinner! Delicately crafted, I cannot believe this thing is dishwasher safe! I would advise to clean it by hand…isn’t it lovely? Certainly something Anthropologie or some such should consider picking up. It retails in Kevin’s etsy store for $55.

grilles low mug

Grilles Low Mugs

Kevin’s design studio also specialises in Interior design, so it’s no surprise that his ceramics also have a structural and architectural quality to them. Take for example the Grilles Mug – there are clear signs of the Chrysler Building, chain link fences and wrought iron railings in the designs. Made with a clear crackle glaze these mugs will gently patina over time for that lovely vintage look that cannot be rushed. Priced at $15 each – they would make a welcomed addition to any kitchen cupboard and breakfast coffee ritual.

images courtesy of the kevin o’shea etsy store

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  2. […] don’t know quite how it happened, but I’ve developed quite a thing for ceramicists. There is something intriguing about vessels that have traditionally been used in a utilitarian […]

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