Catherine and I started this longterm collaboration due to a mutual respect and love of each others work. We also love the material the other uses, and thinks clay and wood are a great combination to make beautiful, fun yet functional pieces to make a home a happy space. This collaboration is a free creative space for us to bounce back ideas at each other. Catherine works in Mount Florida Studios and runs spoon carving workshops all over Glasgow. Here are some words about her practice:
“The concept behind arose from a desire to learn traditional woodworking skills, and to apply these in a practical and design-led manner.
Each piece of wood is sustainably sourced and has been grown in Scotland. Only trees damaged through disease or storm are utilised in order to protect the natural woodlands.
Longevity, durability, design and sustainability are key focus areas and they will continue to inform and improve the project over time.
Each piece is shaped, carved, sanded and finished by hand. Every item differs from the last, allowing creative freedom and a heightened enjoyment of the tools and materials used.”
-Mariella Verkerk x Object Company 01 is a selection of one off wood, ceramic and silver stud earrings. Studs available here on Object Company’s web shop.
-Mariella Verkerk x Object Company 02 is a selection of wheel thrown, hand painted noodle bowls, chopsticks holders and black walnut chopsticks. The designs were based on wordplay with colourful noodle packaging. Sets are available here on Object Company’s web shop.
All items will be posted 2nd class recorded via Royal Mail.
Worldwide delivery is available, or you can choose COLLECTION at the checkout in order to pick up from Mount Florida Studios.