Timeless, durable ceramic dinnerware

Made with love in the Blue Ridge Mountains


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Make a delicious bowl of tea;
lay the charcoal so that it heats the water;
arrange the flowers as they are in the field;
in summer, suggest coolness; in winter, warmth;
do everything ahead of time; prepare for rain;
and give those with whom you find yourself
ever consideration.
— Sen Rikyu
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Trouver la joie dans le ciel, dans les arbres, dan les fleurs. Il y a des fleurs partout pour qui veut bien les voir.
— Henri Matisse
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East Fork was founded in 2010 by Alex and Connie Matisse.  Since then, we've grown from a team of 2 to 30. We make functional, timeless ceramic dinnerware and other useful objects in our workshop in the mountains of Western North Carolina. 

We believe that eating, drinking, and making one’s home are sacred acts, and that the objects we use day in and day out for making coffee, serving meals, and pouring water should be beautiful to look at and a pleasure to use.

 

 

 
 East Fork CFO + Potter, John Vigeland, throwing dinner plates

East Fork CFO + Potter, John Vigeland, throwing dinner plates

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