Keisuke Iwata

Line illustration of ceramicist Keisuke Iwata in his studio

Finding wabi-sabi from the hearth

On the shores of Fukuoka, ceramicist Keisuke Iwata draws inspiration from the sea to create ceramic pieces and tableware that are playful yet refined. Working with early yakishime techniques of high-firing ceramics, Iwata plays with haphazardness of clay to bring the rich texture, colour and sheen innate to the material up to the surface. This playfulness can be seen in the whimsical shapes and addition of found seashells in some of his work that make each piece wholly unique. While the surface of his pieces appear to highlight the natural element of chance, his practice also reflects a consideration of each piece's place in a home and in our hands, ensuring that its shape is well thought out and function very well.
Beige Teapot - Small (OUT OF STOCK)
Beige Teapot - Small (OUT OF STOCK)

Beige Teapot - Small (OUT OF STOCK)

Keisuke Iwata

I am a Small Beige Teapot. After a long day, a cup of tea is my pot of gold.  

$380
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Beige Teapot - Large
Beige Teapot - Large

Beige Teapot - Large

Keisuke Iwata

I am a Large Beige Teapot. My neutral tone is so soothing that I can calm any tempest in your teacup.  

$480
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Black Teapot - Small (OUT OF STOCK)
Black Teapot - Small (OUT OF STOCK)

Black Teapot - Small (OUT OF STOCK)

Keisuke Iwata

I am a Small Black Teapot. A cozy drink with me on a cold day is worth all the tea in China.  

$380
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Black Teapot - Large (OUT OF STOCK)
Black Teapot - Large (OUT OF STOCK)

Black Teapot - Large (OUT OF STOCK)

Keisuke Iwata

I am a Large Black Teapot. With my sturdy handle and angled spout, I'll keep everything safe like a vault. You won't have to worry about me spilling tea.  

$480
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Stone Vase (OUT OF STOCK)
Stone Vase (OUT OF STOCK)

Stone Vase (OUT OF STOCK)

Keisuke Iwata

I am a Stone Vase. You'll be surprised to find that a flower can bloom in hearth and home as hard as rock.  

$125
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Pod Cup - Black (OUT OF STOCK)
Pod Cup - Black (OUT OF STOCK)

Pod Cup - Black (OUT OF STOCK)

Keisuke Iwata

I am a Black Pod Cup. Not all pods are made for two, some are simply made for tea.  

$92
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Pod Cup - White (OUT OF STOCK)
Pod Cup - White (OUT OF STOCK)

Pod Cup - White (OUT OF STOCK)

Keisuke Iwata

I am a White Pod Cup. Here we are, one tea in a pod.  

$82
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Long Beige Katakuchi
Long Beige Katakuchi

Long Beige Katakuchi

Keisuke Iwata

I am a Long Beige Katakuchi. Call me a critter, I won't mind. I'm all about the creature comforts of home anyway - especially if good food and sake are involved.  

$275
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Beige Katakuchi with Handle - Small
Beige Katakuchi with Handle - Small

Beige Katakuchi with Handle - Small

Keisuke Iwata

I am a Small Beige Katakuchi with Handle. My perfect pitch will make sake, cream or even plain hot water sing.  

$185
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