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Tea & Oatcakes

This week I have been up to Stoke on Trent to visit some of the manufacturers that we are going to be working with us on the project. These people, the majority of whom have worked in the industry-most likely their families too, their entire lives. Seeing the area and industry go through major changes, […]

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The Tower of Babel – behind the scenes

The Tower of Babel – behind the scenes Exciting times the samples are done and we are now in full production. The original models are made from plaster.  A block mould is made of these and tests are cast in bone china. After all the samples have been signed off, a mould of the original mould is […]

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John Abbott: Portrait of a Plasterworker

This guest post has been contributed by Jenny Saunt, a recent graduate of the V&A/RCA Course in the History of Design.

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