Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Holiday Open House and more!

This Saturday only, with any purchase receive a free handmade Pizzelle ornament.These actually make great gift tags for those special presents plus they look great on the tree!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The Holidays Are Upon Us ... Shop Local!

We're so excited to share our new gallery with you this holiday season! For the first time, we're able to show our entire collection, plus fine craft from some of our favorite American studio artists, candles, handmade soaps and more - in a bright, spacious environment. This season, shop local, support your hometown merchants and give gifts wrapped by the same hands that made them! We look forward to your visit, and meeting your visiting friends and relatives. Happy holidays from us!

Don't forget you can shop 7 days through Christmas beginning Nov.23rd. Monday through Saturday 11-8, Sunday 12-5.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

It's Time to Get Creative

Explore the creative side of the clay making process with one of the new clay classes at our studio. We're offering a variety of classes to choose from so why not bring a spouse, friend or partner and let your creativity soar. No experience needed.

Morning Mug Workshop
Saturday, Oct 20 & 27, 10-12
Cost $45 

Using basic slab building techniques, texturing and press molding, you'll create what is sure to become your favorite morning mug. (age 14-adult).

Necklace Workshop
Friday Evenings, Nov. 2 and 9, 6:30-8:30

Cost $85 
Using individually handmade decorated ceramic pieces along with a huge selection of glass beads you'll design and assemble a custom art necklace that will express your individual sense of style. You'll work along side Claudia Zeber-Martell as you string together and finish your work of art. Class size is limited to 6 per class. All materials are provided. (adult class)

Decorative Tile Workshop
Saturday, Nov 3, 10-12 & Friday, Nov. 16, 6:30-8:30
Cost $45 

Our most popular workshop is back. Create a custom made decorative tile using a variety of techniques such as texturing and carving plus you'll learn how to add visual interest to your tile with decorative press molds. Finish tile are approximately 8" x 8" and are ready to hang. All material provided. Feel free to bring any ideas or sketches with you. No clay experience necessary, just a desire to have fun! (age14-adult).

Festive Fall Platter
Friday Evenings, Oct 12 & 26, 6:30-8:30
Cost $85 

If you plan on entertaining a lot this fall, how about creating your very own ceramic platter? This new workshop allow students to create something unique, that is sure to wow your guests at your next event, picnic or party! Class size is limited to 6. (Adult class).

Holiday Workshop for Parent and Child
Friday, Dec 7, 6:30-8:30 & Saturday, Dec 8, 10-12
Cost $85 

This is a fun winter workshop where a parent (grandparent, aunt, uncle, etc., you get the  idea) and child work together to create a decorative clay tile with a holiday theme that when finished, can be given as a gift. A special feature of this class will be a handmade and decorated ceramic picture frame from Zeber-Martell studio that will have a picture of the two working on their clay project together from the class either to keep or give as a gift along with the tile. Class size limited (children 8 and older). Tile will be ready for pick up Sat., Dec 22nd.

Payment due at time of registration. Sorry, no refunds. Register early as space is limited. Light Refreshments. Classes are held at our gallery: 43 Furnace Street, Akron.
Register by phone: 330.253.3808

Monday, August 20, 2012

Just Announced ... Girl's Nite

It's the first Girl's Nite in our new expanded gallery! Come for an evening of wine, savory treats from Dine-In Diva, plus Claudia and crew will help you choose the perfect new baubles for fall from our latest collection! No RSVP is necessary, round up your besties and come down! Mark your calendar for Friday, October 19th from 5-9pm.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Add to your collection

Being surrounded by handcrafted objects that are made with skill and care adds something everyday to your life. Objects, made one at a time, enhance not only one's surroundings but uplifts the spirit. Consider enriching your daily life with handmade ceramic art from our studio.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Perfect Pairing

They say pairing wine with food is more art than science. It's the same with placing a handcrafted home accessory like a ceramic table. Function and design are our primary concerns when designing pieces for a work or living space. Stop by our gallery and explore the variety of colors, shapes and designs and see why art is meant to be lived with.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Not too Early to Plan for Labor Day

We know that Spring is hardly here, but if your already planning your summer travels, consider the Long's Park Art and Craft Festival in Lancaster, PA. We've just received are juried acceptance to the show and we're really excited to participate this year. This is one of the top ten outdoor fine craft festivals in the country and it is worth the visit. This Labor Day Weekend, August 31 through September 3rd, you can enjoy the work of 200 top artists and craftspeople from across the United States and Canada plus the park setting is beautiful. Make reservations at either the Cork Factory Hotel or the Lancaster Arts Hotel. Check them out as they both fill up fast!

Monday, April 9, 2012

Accessories for your iPad... well, kinda

Why not warm up that office/workspace space with lighting from 
our studio. You'll be sure to soften any room's ambiance when you
add the warmth of a custom designed table lamp from our gallery.
We have a variety of designs and colors that are sure to compliment 
any room's decor. Stop by and see the selection. We're happy to
discuss any design and size requirements plus we have a unique
selection of custom designed shades.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Experience Fire & Ice at the April Artwalk this Saturday in Downtown Akron

Explore the Downtown Akron Artwalk on Saturday, April 7, with an Ice
Melting Presentation at 10:15 p.m. at the Icehouse Complex
Participating galleries, restaurants and art spaces will showcase art,
music, food and fun on Saturday, April 7 from 5-11 p.m. at the 
Downtown Akron Artwalk!

Guests won't want to miss Fragile at the Icehouse Complex, 129 N. Summit St., from 6-11 p.m. This one evening show features works by award winning ice sculptors Aaron and Sarah Costic. Fragile explores the precarious balance of limited resources, time, money and energy. The installation, made of ice and porcelain, will melt during the course of the evening, encouraging multiple visits to see it change. View the lighting of the Fire & Ice Tower at 10:15 p.m.!The Artwalk trolleys will run until 11 p.m. to accommodate guests who would like to end their evening at the Icehouse and view this spectacular event featuring Olympic medal winning ice sculptor Aaron Costic.

The Artwalk, created by the independent artists and galleries that participate, features one of a kind art and collectibles available for purchase as well as art openings, gallery shows, demonstrations and interactive art. The term "walk" is used loosely as "artwalkers" can enjoy riding from destination to destination on a trolley provided by the City of Akron. With so much to see and do, it's no surprise that the monthly Artwalk is becoming one of the hottest nights out in Akron!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

New Line of Seeking Balance Aromatherapy Candles Available at Our Studio

Stimulate your senses, bring balance to your mood and delight in your surroundings with the four fragrances of Seeking Balance. Designed using the science of aromatherapy and color therapy, and the addition of the soft crackle of a sustainable wooden wick, Seeking Balance will deliver benefits beyond the candle itself. Choose Awaken, Detoxify, Energize, Enlighten, Illuminate or Relax.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

New Colors for Spring!

Our new "Purple Pop" color palette will certainly brighten up any table. This is just a sampling of the colors and shapes on view now at our studio/gallery located in Akron's Northside District and at the A.I. Root Co. showroom in Medina.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

New Lamp Designs

We've have some new lamp designs that received great response at our recent show in Baltimore. The design is available in our signature color patterns and each comes with a custom-designed shade. Size is approximately 15"w x 18"t x 6"d. Dimmer switches are standard on all our lamps.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Time Pieces

Time is marching on this new year and we've just started to get back to posting some new items. We've re-designed our table clocks going for more of a "retro look".  Available in all our color patterns. Stop by the studio to see all of our latest work.