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Samantha Robinson Porcelain

August 31, 2009

Samantha Robinson’s enticing collection of porcelain makes me so happy this morning! I am hoping that I can find some of it locally because I have my eyes on a few vases that I’d love to own. Samantha is a young, talented potter who lives in Australia and works from her studio in Bondi and sells her wares along with fresh flowers once weekly at a local marketplace. This lady allows her emotions and inspirations to dictate how a piece will turn out; she claims that often she’ll sit before her wheel not exactly knowing what will result. Why don’t you take a look…

Samantha Robinson Porcelain

Samantha Robinson Porcelain

Samantha Robinson Porcelain

Samantha Robinson Porcelain

Samantha Robinson Porcelain

Samantha Robinson Porcelain

Samantha Robinson Porcelain

Samantha Robinson Porcelain

Samantha Robinson Porcelain

Samantha is also a lover of handmade products, purchasing handmade for herself and friends. Her creations are eye-catching and while skillfully made they feel organic and laid back. Each is clearly infused with her love of nature and texture.

(images: samantha robinson)

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47 Comments

  • Reply Eveli Duarte August 31, 2009 at 8:05 am

    Wow! I just LOVE ALL your porcelain, Samantha!!
    They are creative, fun and it seems they are smiling to us!! ;-)
    Congratulations from Brazil!
    Wish you lots of success!
    Eveli ;-)
    .-= Eveli Duarte´s last blog ..NGPS001 – Rosé =-.

  • Reply YooLa August 31, 2009 at 8:08 am

    WOW, the decorations and colors are stunning !!!
    .-= YooLa´s last blog ..PDF pattern tutorial for making a wire pomegranate =-.

  • Reply Jacqueline August 31, 2009 at 8:11 am

    Oh my these are gorgeous!! I love the vases and bowls too! Hope you had a good weekend and love to you!
    .-= Jacqueline´s last blog ..Cotton candy.Cotton time =-.

  • Reply Elisabeth August 31, 2009 at 8:11 am

    I love so much the japanese style of the designs on the ceramics ! Thanks you for this lovely discovery !
    .-= Elisabeth´s last blog ..Pics of Paris =-.

  • Reply Cindy August 31, 2009 at 8:16 am

    WOW! Her work is amazing. I love those green bowls with the pink insides, they would be perfect for a fruit salad at an indoor picnic.
    .-= Cindy´s last blog ..Getting to Know You … An Interview with Wini of Artygirl’s Blog =-.

  • Reply Ester August 31, 2009 at 8:24 am

    There is no better inspiration for a person, who is going to start a pottery course next week!! :)) Thanks a lot!
    .-= Ester´s last blog ..Jasper Conran design =-.

  • Reply greybreaks August 31, 2009 at 8:34 am

    love the asian accents, as well a s the bowls in the first photo. very well done!

  • Reply Kristan August 31, 2009 at 8:46 am

    ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS. I just “Stumbled This” to share the beauty.
    .-= Kristan´s last blog ..From The Dieline: Kahina – Giving Beauty =-.

  • Reply juliette August 31, 2009 at 9:19 am

    I could totally have one of those red and white vases in my home! Nice find! The watermelon looking bowls are awesome – makes me wish summer wasn’t really over yet here!
    .-= juliette´s last blog ..Free Printables for Jams and Cans =-.

  • Reply Iva August 31, 2009 at 9:22 am

    oh, these are so beautiful! I like the white ones, so simple and the colourful ones – so cute and full of life! wonderful find, thanks for sharing :)
    .-= Iva´s last blog ..Inspiration: Debbie Travis’ Facelift =-.

  • Reply Petra- Designfragment August 31, 2009 at 9:25 am

    Wow, the mugs are gorgeous!
    .-= Petra- Designfragment´s last blog ..The Selby ger oss en ny inblick =-.

  • Reply vintage simple August 31, 2009 at 9:40 am

    These are all incredibly beautiful… What an inspiration..!
    -maria
    .-= vintage simple´s last blog ..One man’s trash… =-.

  • Reply mjane August 31, 2009 at 9:46 am

    where can i buy these??

  • Reply stacy di August 31, 2009 at 9:55 am

    incredible ceramics. love her colors and patterns…
    .-= stacy di´s last blog ..further. wash responsibly. =-.

  • Reply jen jafarzadeh August 31, 2009 at 9:59 am

    how fun, I just spotted some of her vases in Anthropologie over the weekend. Love her work, too! the patterns on the porcelain are just gorgeous!
    .-= jen jafarzadeh´s last blog ..brownie cupcake surprise =-.

  • Reply leslie August 31, 2009 at 10:08 am

    I was staring at some of Samantha’s vases at an Anthropologie here in LA yesterday -all I can say is stunning and I really wish I had brought one home!!!
    .-= leslie´s last blog ..Pinks, Melons and Peach =-.

  • Reply Johanna.B August 31, 2009 at 10:16 am

    Wow, the vases are gorgeous! I have to blog about this too. Thanks for all the inspiration. You do a really good work!

    /Johanna
    .-= Johanna.B´s last blog ..Ny tapet i höst? =-.

  • Reply Jennifer August 31, 2009 at 11:49 am

    Beautiful colors and patterns! I saw quite a few pieces I would love to have! Wonderful work!!!!

    xoxo
    .-= Jennifer´s last blog ..Etsy Finds: Autumnal Inspired Jewelry =-.

  • Reply lisa h. August 31, 2009 at 12:02 pm

    Wow, this is really lovely. Those green cups in the third photo down – my favorite.
    .-= lisa h.´s last blog ..Hey, let’s do a fabric swap!! =-.

  • Reply Dinah August 31, 2009 at 12:10 pm

    More beautiful ceramics from Australia!–there must be some wonderful creative communities there. Wondering if the last shot is Samantha’s set up at the market? Just lovely.
    .-= Dinah´s last undefined ..If you register your site for free at =-.

  • Reply Christine August 31, 2009 at 12:15 pm

    I was just introduced to her work recently ~everything she creates is so elegant . The watermelon bowls are fantastic:)
    .-= Christine´s last blog ..Art Dolls and Photography; Combining Two Loves =-.

  • Reply Kim August 31, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    Thanks so much for this post, Holly. I saw her teacups at Anthropologie in New York a few months ago and was dying to know who made them. Riddle solved!

  • Reply Jennifer Squires Ross August 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm

    Gorgeous colour palette! I love the attention to detail with the patterns on the inside of the bowls – brilliant!
    .-= Jennifer Squires Ross´s last blog ..a holiday survey and giveaway =-.

  • Reply vicki (simply hue) August 31, 2009 at 1:19 pm

    Wow… what a beautiful, colorful post! Thanks for sharing. :)

    Holly, even though this has been alot of fun, we’ll be glad to have you back. xo
    .-= vicki (simply hue)´s last blog ..Welcome to Spotlight on Designers and a GIVEAWAY from Oh Hello Friend! =-.

  • Reply paisley August 31, 2009 at 2:48 pm

    This reminds me of WONKY WARE http://www.wonkyware.co.za

  • Reply Ana August 31, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    awwww… the watermelon bowls are sooooo cute!!!! :-)
    .-= Ana ´s last blog ..Keep Calm! =-.

  • Reply Petergaye S. Kisielewicz/yahgie August 31, 2009 at 2:57 pm

    These are soOOOOOOOO beautiful. I am speechless.
    .-= Petergaye S. Kisielewicz/yahgie´s last blog ..Julianne Moore’s Village Townhouse =-.

  • Reply Shell August 31, 2009 at 3:25 pm

    Samantha’s porcelain is beautiful. The colors and patterns are wonderful.
    .-= Shell´s last blog ..Dreamthought #17 =-.

  • Reply Petra :-) August 31, 2009 at 3:35 pm

    *heart* the colourful bowls and the celadon green ones :-)
    .-= Petra :-)´s last blog ..invitation :-) =-.

  • Reply El August 31, 2009 at 5:58 pm

    Really pretty. Thanks for sharing.
    .-= El´s last blog ..Rich and Creamy Raspberry Lemon Pops =-.

  • Reply Alicia August 31, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    Wow! That is some goregous porcelain, I want it all!

  • Reply City Chic - Jamie August 31, 2009 at 7:30 pm

    Oh my, these are gorgeous! I was be so happy to have any of those in my home! The detailed patterns and color variety is heavenly!
    .-= City Chic – Jamie´s last blog ..Weekend Shopping =-.

  • Reply Cath August 31, 2009 at 8:12 pm

    Perfect post for the first day of spring – well here in Australia anyway!!

  • Reply Ashley September 1, 2009 at 4:24 am

    Thank you for sharing! Now if only Samantha shipped internationally…
    .-= Ashley´s last blog ..decor deets =-.

  • Reply Kirsty September 1, 2009 at 6:05 am

    Thank you so much for introducing me to Samantha’s work. How fabulous are those colours, the shapes. I’m particularly taken with the porcelain coffee and tea cups.

    I’m off to Sydney in October so I’m going to try to visit the Paddington Markets to check out her work in person (and probably buy something, of course!).

    Great blog Holly. It’s a joy to read it every day.
    .-= Kirsty´s last blog ..Cupcakes =-.

  • Reply Jenn September 1, 2009 at 7:03 am

    Glad you found her work, I often see it round the markets in Sydney, it’s beautiful.
    .-= Jenn´s last blog ..Natives =-.

  • Reply mrs. french September 1, 2009 at 11:11 am

    words cannot express how obsessed I am with this woman’s work…xo t
    .-= mrs. french´s last blog ..I heart Monday. =-.

  • Reply thebellalife September 1, 2009 at 1:50 pm

    Those watermelon-esque bowls are FANTASTIC! Thanks for sharing.

    Keighley

  • Reply lisa :: the red thread September 1, 2009 at 4:25 pm

    Oh I love Samantha’s work! It’s even better than it looks in the photos… really! I spent ages a couple of months ago trying to decide what piece to buy at the market. In the end it was all too gorgeous and I decided to think about it some more. You’ve reminded me to go back and be decisive.
    .-= lisa :: the red thread´s last blog ..Inspiration :: Jessica Singh =-.

  • Reply Beachtropic September 1, 2009 at 6:59 pm

    Get me on the bus to Bondi…….NOW. Well done Samantha and thanks for the heads up Holly.
    Di xx

  • Reply suprlipopette September 2, 2009 at 5:15 am

    So lovely prints !
    .-= suprlipopette´s last blog ..La magie est dans les mains =-.

  • Reply stories behind ojects September 4, 2009 at 1:41 pm

    I’m in love with this work of porcelain.
    So lovely!
    So great!

  • Reply Penny Patten September 5, 2009 at 8:43 am

    How wonderful these are, the colors and shapes-lovely! Thanks for sharing.
    .-= Penny Patten´s last blog ..My Newest Old Obsession =-.

  • Reply PhillyLass September 6, 2009 at 10:32 am

    Love love love love! Please tell me she has an etsy shop so I can get those watermelon-themed bowls. I MUST have them!

  • Reply nyc/caribbean ragazza September 6, 2009 at 11:48 am

    so gorgeous!! love them.

  • Reply Kiran September 26, 2009 at 11:52 pm

    Very artistic. It takes an amount of talent and loads of patience to create a beautiful piece of handmade porcelain.

    http://kirantarun.com
    .-= Kiran´s last blog ..Boo the CEO =-.

  • Reply Ingrid Lee September 17, 2012 at 2:46 am

    Beautiful and inspiring designs…thanks for sharing. I love the watermelon inspired pieces :)

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