“With their witty wobbles and elegant proportions, Fliff Carr’s wares never fail to raise a sophisticated smile”
“We think these pieces have an heirloom quality, they are so beautiful in the flesh, you kind of want to cup them in your hands and treasure them forever.”
Rupert Thomas, World of Interiors
Fliff Carr is a designer and maker of simple yet refined ceramic tableware and interior products. Fliff has worked with clay in her studio in north London for the last 20 years, having studied ceramics at City Lit in London. She previously worked as a makeup artist for film and television.
Fliff's finely thrown and hand rolled work is uniquely eclectic. Exploration of scale and pattern characterises Fliff's sometimes whimsical, often surprising pieces — an irregular rim or extended handle lend a sense of lively fluidity and delicacy to the work.
Fliff uses white earthenware clay, embossed, stamped or inlaid with subtle shades of coloured slip, underglaze colours and textures from vintage fabrics and found objects. Dark lines, thinly drawn or inscribed unify designs and provide a common motif in Fliff's understated, contemporary aesthetic.
Inspired by her love of collected objects Fliff uses artefacts and fragments of a past narrative as a constant inspiration for her work. She references details from fields as diverse as book illustration, cathedral glass, graffiti, machinery, masonry and lace which inform the texture, shape and imagery present in her collection.
“One of a kind gorgeous ceramics”