Meet the makers behind the hand thrown mugs we launched this week. Studio tour w/ @shopmazama:
We are happy to announce a collaboration with the very talented potters and designers behind Mazama , a Portland-based ceramic studio that creates clutch-worthy mugs, cups and pitchers. It’s hard to find a wheel thrown production pottery studio that does this so well, and these folks pay a great deal of attention to consistency and design. ”Even though everything we make is hand thrown, we have a very tight standard when it comes to size and shape,” says co-founder Meghan Wright. “We wanted to make pieces that are simple, timeless, and felt amazing in your hand, and while you drink. We obsessed over the lip of our cups, as well as the handle design until they felt just right.” The designs of the cups and vessels are very considered before ever even taking clay to wheel – each piece begins with a pencil sketch, next a computer rendering, and finally the pieces are created i...