Summery Ceramics from an Avid Gardener by

Issue 86 · The Summer Kitchen · August 22, 2013

Summery Ceramics from an Avid Gardener

Issue 86 · The Summer Kitchen · August 22, 2013

One of my favorite stores in LA on Abbot Kinney is Chariots of Fire. The shop is a rigorous collection of objects sourced by owners Ritz Yagi (her father is the award winning art director Tamotsu Yagi) and Oriana Reich who met as students at Central Saint Martins in London—in addition to their store they run a small creative agency. Chariots of Fire features a mix of jewelry, apothecary items, objects for the home and other unique global finds. The latest addition to their space is work by the Japanese ceramicist Makoto Kagoshima. Inspired by his travels and a love for Roman sculpture and architecture, the avid gardener has used floral motifs for his current collection of work. Available in store at Chariots on Fire.

Makoto Kagoshima

Above: Sizes vary from small bowls to larger serving platters and prices range from $32 to $430 accordingly.

Makoto Kagoshima

Above: The blue color on Kagoshima's plates ranges from indigo blue to purple hues.

Makoto Kagoshima

Above: Other works from Kagoshima's collection. All the plates have a food safe glaze.

See more on Japanese pottery at Pottery and Provisions in Mashiko.



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