QUERUBIM LAPA

On a visit to Lisbon I found that the azulejo tradition is not only more deeply rooted in Portugal's culture than I realised but that it remains alive and is being continually renewed. The Lisbon metro has been decorated in azulejos over the last twenty years, using modern techniques like screen printing and styles and … Continue reading QUERUBIM LAPA

GAUDI AND CERAMICS: ONE HUNDRED COLOURS OF WHITE

Josep Aragay, water fountain, BarcelonaI took a break in Barcelona after completing my new workshop. The tin-glazed peasant pottery in the gift shops is similar to the 18th and 19th century work in the expensive antique shops, from ancient pottery places like Manises. There is some nice architectural tile work in the azulejo style, like … Continue reading GAUDI AND CERAMICS: ONE HUNDRED COLOURS OF WHITE