White-Hot Ceramics


Photos by TJ Turner

Equal parts form and function, artisan ceramics are the home accessory of the moment. Take on the trend with these modern porcelain pieces by Minnesota makers.

1: Bowls, $75 each by Brett Freund @ brettfreundportfolio.com

2, 6, 8: Mug, $30, stacked plates, $22 each, and jar, $55, all by Laura Vest Klein @ Mille

3, 10, 18, 19: Mug, $36, funnel, $48, juicer, $52, cutting board, $36, and cup set, $46, all by Ginny Sims and Jess Hirsch @ powderhornkitchen.com

4, 11: Small plate, $25, small bowl, $32, and bowl, $100, all by Adam Gruetzmacher @ Northern Clay Center

5, 7, 14: Tray, $72, mini nesting bowls, $56, vase, $24, and colander (set with matching small plate), $68, all by Fringe & Fettle Ceramics

9: Mug, $38, tumbler, $40, and shot glass set, $28, all by Elizabeth Pechacek @ elizabethpechacek.com

12, 16, 20: Cream and sugar set, $35, tea set, $60, and nesting bowls, $42, all by Samantha Longley @ weshopamano.com and stglongley.wix.com/clay

13: Bud vase, $50, and tumblers, $18–$22, all by Ben Fiess @ A MANO

15, 17: Salt cellar, $18, bowl, $55, and ring dish, $12, all by A MANO by Louisa Podlich @ A MANO

All tabletop goods courtesy of the Foundry Home Goods.


Long-distance creative collaborators Mikel Durlam (Brooklyn) and Ethan Kruszka (St. Paul) recently created the Lost Camp, a limited-edition line of functional design objects. The artists’ first collection includes a series of two-sided porcelain objects, each with a functional side (a gold-luster bowl) and a decorative side (the dingo pictured, as well as a coconut or life-size goat head). • $498 @ Pharmacie

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