Why We Say No to Design Changes

Years ago, Museware Pottery offered custom work and said yes to every request. It added weeks to our lead time, bogged us down and wiped out any hope of turning a profit. When we realized that the road to ruin was paved with good intentions, we got s

Buy & Sell - Wedding Invitation Platter

Our Wedding Invitation Platter is our most popular personalized wedding gift, ever. Conceived over a cup of hot tea & a Snickers bar, this 2009 introduction is pretty & meaningful and is perfectly imperfect. It's also our most challenging to

New Design Sneak Peek

New Design Sneak Peek

A whole pile of new Sketchbook samples came out of the kiln yesterday. We heart this new collection! A few are back on the design table - move this up, that over, change the font on this one - add an element to that. The rest are resting happily on a

Creating New Designs

I've been in Museware Pottery design mode for the last month. When designing, I am a twisted combination of exhilarated and depressed. One day, my designs are brilliant. The next, they suck. I love the process. No, I fricken hate it. I've spent 30 da

Handmade. By Hands.

Machine Made: One of my son's favorite TV shows was The Science Channel's How It's Made. We'd often watch it together - amazed as those complex machines lifted, spun, cut, grouped and packed roll after identical roll of toilet paper, chain-link