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Magdalene Odundo is one of the world’s most eminent and admired contemporary ceramic artists

One Of The World’s Most Revered Ceramic Artists

Magdalene Odundo is one of the world’s most eminent and admired contemporary ceramic artists working today. Celebrated for her hand-built vessels which often speak of her cultural heritage but without having to copy it, managing to make the pieces of-the-time, akin to the approach of Josiah Wedgwood.

“I wanted to deconstruct and reconstruct something that would be spectacular and totally contrasting to my own work. Because this was a residency, I was mindful that I would never get another chance to make work that was different from my personal ceramics, work that challenged me and that might challenge my co-collaborators at the Wedgwood Factory”.

You're all invited to a new Wedgwood x Palace Tea Party!

Palace Wedgwood's new china launched October 2023 and arrived in grand style in a playful ‘Antiques Roadshow’-inspired film by Alasdair McLellan, starring ceramics expert Lars Tharp.  The film celebrates the launch of its latest offbeat collaboration, a line of tongue-in-cheek table and teaware created with historic china and porcelain producer Wedgwood. The range, which is adorned with cartoon strawberries and a trippy dotted print drawn from archival Palace pieces, comprises a china teapot, cup, saucer and plate.  Palace Wedgwood will be sold at Palace stores and online, and exclusively at Wedgwood, Harrods.  Information on the new teaware can be found here and the video can be seen here.   In addition, Palace and Wedgwood have also created skateboard designs that feature the skate brand’s graphic strawberry print and Wedgwood’s signature blue hue. 


Palace x Wedgwood

skateboard design


Ceramics expert Lars Tharp examines the Palace

x Wedgwood collection in the ‘Antiques Roadshow’-inspired film.


A fresh new design combining Wedgwood's iconic style and Palace's freedom of expression, optimism and authenticity.


Alexis E. Barton at Juniper restaurant in Birmingham, Ala. (Andi Rice for The Washington Post)

My family found joy in entertaining

Wedgwood china continues to be the center of family life and gatherings.  Alexis Barton shares her

family's long history of collecting and setting a fine table with their Wedgwood china and the feelings that those memories evoke.  Ms. Barton writes of purchasing her first set of fine china,  Sheila Bridges Harlem Toile de Jouy and how it honors all the past generations of her loved ones.  The link below will

direct you to the full article as it appeared in the Washington Post Sunday magazine.

One-of-a-kind Wedgwood tea and coffee set is now on display

at the V&A Wedgwood Collection in Barlaston










StokeOnTrent Live reports that a one-of-a-kind Wedgwood tea and coffee set which previously belonged to fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is now on display in Staffordshire. The 'Campanula' set can now be seen at the V&A Wedgwood Collection in Barlaston and was owned by the controversial creative director for Chanel until his death in 2019. Designed by Paul Follot for Wedgwood, the hand-painted set was made around 1923 and includes 16 cups, 15 saucers, a teapot, a coffee pot, a milk jug and a sugar pot. The pieces are thought

to be the only examples of this pattern and shape in existence. 

The stunning Campanula set can now be seen at the V&A Wedgwood Collection in Barlaston

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