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Justine Lacoste's Poetic White Porcelain

Inspired by things such as pastry wrapper folds and the weave of a dish towel, her pieces have a poetry about them that has us. After working for a series of potters and mold makers, Lacoste established her own studio, Epure, in a centuries-old barn on a farm in Charente-Maritime, on the southwestern coast of France, where she lives and works with her husband, Jean: “I focus on the creative side and Jean on the production. We do everything: the ceramics, photography, website, selling, cooking, and not sleeping. ”Though the online shop only gets updated every few months (stay tuned for new pieces in the fall), the couple take orders on request and Lacoste posts her latest work on Instagram (@epurejustinelacoste). Shown here, her signature Canelé collection of hand-shaped porcelain serving dishes, which are also available from French online shop Le Repére des Belettes. All are dishwasher and microwave safe. We found Lacoste’s work by chance, but it turns out it’s a small world: Her neighbor Mathilde Labrouche of Pierre Coté makes Painterly Porcelain Plates, and her friends Isabelle Dubois-Dumee and Hubert Bettan run Les Petites Emplettes, A Housewares Shop in a Chateau. From Remodelista: Read More