Notary Ceramics, primarily based in Portland, Oregon, is a lovingly curated store with Sarah Van Raden (proven left) as each the proprietor and creator of gorgeous ceramic objects together with lamps, bells, and candle holders.
Sarah additionally curates a stunning assortment for her prospects of particular issues for the house that match her paired-back, clear, clear aesthetic.
After almost a decade working as a photograph stylist, Sarah discovered her approach again to creating pottery – she as soon as took lessons throughout a semester in faculty. She remembered how a lot she loved it, and determined to take a category as soon as once more – this time at a neighborhood artwork faculty, “It was full of individuals from all ages and walks of life. I immediately fell again in love with clay. I like the way in which it makes me really feel like a baby once more, carefree and filled with prospects.”
After class, Sarah jumped headfirst into ceramics. She purchased her personal wheel, saved up for a small kiln, then created a small work space in her basement… Her ardour drove her to make the attractive lighting that you simply see on this put up which has me smitten. All the photographs are styled by her, so she can be in a position to nonetheless use her expertise as a stylist. At the moment, her ceramics studio has advanced into a stunning store and studio area.
Every little thing in Sarah’s world feels very pure and laid again. There are lots of pure supplies, textures, patterns, and colours. A bit wabi-sabi meets a bit Scandinavian on the west coast of the USA.