David Mellor Design has long been a key figure in the history of British design. With an international reputation for designing and manufacturing their creations, our ongoing collaboration on their line of fine bone china is a highlight. We sat down with their Creative Director, Corin Mellor – son of founder David Mellor – discussing his favourite parts of the process, his experience collaborating with us and what he sees for the future of David Mellor Designs.
There’s nothing more thrilling than seeing our pieces in the real world, being loved and used. We have been fans of British-Italian chef, photographer and food writer Olivia Cavalli for some time now and asked her to write a recipe that she imagined upon one of our pieces.
We sat down with Nicola Hattersley, the Category Lead for Tabletop for John Lewis & Waitrose to discuss the design process from concept to seeing the finished product on the shelves.
For us, there is nothing better than a perfectly designed cup. Creating a beautiful piece, that has both form and function. We asked our team to share their favourite mug design with us and to share a bit about why it stands out to them.
Tell us a bit about your background. I am originally from Oxford but moved to London in 2003 to study ceramics at Camberwell College of Art and Design, part of University of the Arts, London. Following this, I assisted Lisa Hammond MBE at Maze Hill Pottery for one year before becoming an apprentice to Julian […]