17 – 25 September 2022

London Design Festival


Centring the Clay’ exhibition and 'Off Centre' workshops

By NKDWare


18 Sep / 11:00 - 19:00

19 Sep / 11:00 - 19:00

20 Sep / 11:00 - 19:00

21 Sep / 11:00 - 19:00

22 Sep / 11:00 - 21:00

23 Sep / 11:00 - 19:00

24 Sep / 11:00 - 19:00

25 Sep / 11:00 - 19:00

26 Sep / 11:00 - 19:00


In person

No ticket required

NKDWare, a London-based ceramics brand championing a more transparent and ethical way to create and consume, presents ‘Centring the Clay’ – a showcase of uniquely made ceramic objects alongside a programme of workshops and consequent installation. Booking for workshops required.

NKDWare's exhibition aims to showcase the process behind ceramic making. The Potter’s Wheel vases mirror the rotating movement of the wheel while the Lift collection embodies the moment when the wet clay is lifted from the wheel. Both reveal the maker's touch that is left permanently imprinted on the object. Expanding NKDWare’s typology to everyday objects, the Lift breakfast set, which includes a bowl, a plate and a mug, has been designed to expose the marks left by the making process. Also on exhibit is the Potter’s Wheel collection, the result of a collaboration between NKDWare and three ceramicists based in London, Paris, and Bangkok. The brand's inaugural range consists of three series of vases, which are named after their cities of origin and made from local clay. In addition, NKDWare introduces ‘OFF CENTRE’, a programme of workshops offering visitors the opportunity to experiment with a potter’s wheel and test-make decorative objects that resemble distorted vases. Over the course of the Festival, NKDWare’s exhibition space will fill with these intriguing sculptures and create an ever-evolving installation of disparate clay objects, thus evoking the human presence behind the wheel.


Islington Square

116 Upper Street


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