Ceramics
Ceramics is a new journey for me and I'm excited to see where we'll go together. Below is a round-up of the ceramic projects I've completed since 2021.
Mooncake Wishes · Asian Snacks · Animal Crossing
Mooncake Wishes
Mooncake Wishes is a collection of ceramic dishes, mugs, planters, and vases inspired by the flower shapes found in mooncakes, and the childhood memories I have with my grandma. I was also inspired by the clover flower shapes found naturally in Asian culture — food and pastries (egg tarts! naruto! mangosteens!), architecture, culture, etc. We even had similar floral-shaped dishes that we’d eat mooncakes on growing up.

Each piece feels like a part of me — childhood memories, infused with my heritage and design spin. I began this project over the lunar new year, and completed it by the mid-autumn festival (the holiday traditionally celebrated with mooncakes).
Stockists
A small holiday batch of Mooncake Wishes will be available the first week of December: 

Sat 12/3, at the Clayroom SF Holiday Sale at Anchor Brewing (1705 Mariposa St, SF), 1-5 pm

Mon 12/5, available online at my shop
Oct 25
Spooky Spells with Cam Chan / @_baomii
Childhood Snacks & Blooms
in collaboration with Amy Wibowo
To all the Asian snacks we've ever loved — Vitasoy, Pocky, Teh Kotak, Hello Panda, and Yakult — thank you for powering our childhoods! Together with Amy, we created this series of six Asian snacks turned into vases. Each vase is slipcast, with the exception of the Pocky, which was hand-built. The vases were also painted by hand using underglaze, which took hours for each one in order to get the clean, sharp edges. Amy painted the Teh Kotak, Hello Panda, and Yakult (as well as had the original idea for this project!), and I created the Pocky and two Vitasoys. The gorgeous floral arrangements in the first picture are by Diosa Blooms, a wonderful local floral shop in the Mission.

Below are close-ups of the three vases that I painted!
Vitasoy classic
Vitasoy Crysanthenum Tea
Strawberry Pocky
Those Pocky sticks are made of clay, too — with strawberry "glaze"! 
Animal Crossing Planters
in collaboration with Amy Wibowo
These Animal Crossing planters are an ode to my and Amy's love of the game, houseplants, and ceramics.

We split this project into two broad sections: "ceramics"-side and "painting"-side. Every planter was 3D modeled, slipcast, trimmed, and glazed by Amy ("ceramics"-side), and underglazed by me ("painting"-side). You can read more about our process here.

Please note, these planters are a personal passion project fueled by our love of Animal Crossing and are not for sale.
Photo: Amy Wibowo
Photo: Amy Wibowo
Photo: Amy Wibowo
Photo: Amy Wibowo
Photo: Amy Wibowo
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