Short story: a stylist is on the hunt for nice ceramics. She doesn't find what she's looking for so she sets about making them herself. Enter Michele Michael and the birth of Elephant Ceramics.
And then the absence of color becomes a powerful contrast to texture.
|Image by Jennifer Causey as part of The Makers Project.|
The pieces play so well alongside textiles. I love how they're paired with Marimekko fabric here.
Her glazes are a loose gesture, she has an almost painterly approach to them. She simply lets nature do the hard work and goes with the result. At least that's what it looks like. I suspect it's much harder to achieve.