|dinnerware accessories vases lamps baby & kids candles|
|About the artist|
Alex Marshallís ceramics can be described as beautifully functional sculpture. Many
have referred to her work as organic — an elegant mixture of art and chance. But she takes a
highly skilled and deliberate approach to her art.
Ms. Marshall, who studied painting and ceramics sculpture at Skidmore College and received her MFA in conceptual art from the San Francisco Art Institute, designs and produces dinnerware and ceramics with an authenticity to both beauty and function. Her collections cannot be described as either formal or casual dining — itís artful dining.
"I wanted to design a line which maintains the intent and authenticity of the individually
handcrafted piece," says Alex. "Each piece retains its own integrity, seen in the slight asymmetry,
while remaining a clean modern form." When stacked, her plates resemble layers of rock or the gentle
lines of a palm frond. This paradox of strength and grace is exactly the juxtaposition with which she
feels comfortable. Her signature glazes are layered in naturally composed earthy colors and texture.
Alexís work is represented in some of the finest stores in the country, in addition to custom projects - including magazine, cookbook and television stylings, restaurants, special events, public and private home staging, and floral design.
All Alex Marshall Studios ceramics are lead free, microwaveable, residential dishwasher safe, can be warmed in the oven and are manufactured at their facility in Corning, California.
Longevity is Green;
As a design company, we're encouraged by the increasing number of smart solutions to improve the planet. Not all of our designs fit into every category of ecological perfection, but there is one aspect of "green" that's true for everything we produce: longevity. When something is made to last, you don't have to buy it again, which decreases the impact on natural resources and keeps waste out of landfills. In addition, all of our ceramics and glazes are made in Northern California, which means less fuel consumption and production consumption.
|Alex Marshall Studios is located in Corning, California and is open to the public by appointment. If you're interested in custom work, wholesale information or would like to schedule a studio visit, please call or email.|
TEL: 530 824 3800
FAX: 530 824 3888
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|Daily Candy Baby, You're Worth it Mar 2013|
|Daily Candy Mother's Day Presents 2012||Enjoy magazine Made By Hand Oct 2012|
|New York Times Holiday Gift Guide 2011||Cooking with Paula Deen "greenhouse Luncheon" (March 2011)|
|SF Chronicle "Alex Marshall Studios' kids collection" (May 2010)||Southern Living "Easy Entertaining" (Sept 2009)|
|Paula Deen's "Quick & Easy Meals" (Jan 2009)||Fine Cooking "Easy Dinner for 12" (Jan 2009)|
|Gourmet Magazine "Over The Top" (Nov 2008)||International Architecture & Design "Designphile" (July 2008)|
|Martha Stewart Living "A Gardener's Palette" (April 2008)||C Magazine "4 Fresh Firms" (April 2008)|
|The New York Times "Tasteful Giving" (Dec 12, 2007)||Sunset "Artisanal Pottery" (Dec 2007)|
|Country Living "Pilgrimage to Port Royal" (Oct 2007)||Gourmet "Get It Ripe" (July 2007)|
|House Beautiful's "101 Vases" (July 2007)||Cal. Home & Design "Locally Grown" (Mar 2007)|
|Tableware Today "By Design" Interview (Oct/Nov 2006)||Traditional Home (October 2006)|
|Elle Decor "What's Hot" (July/Aug 2006)||Sunset Magazine (November 2005)|
|Tableware Today (June/July 2004, pg.77)||CA Olive Industry (Vittles Marketing, 2003)|
|Home Decor Buyer (May/June 2004, pg.40)||New York Magazine (June 2nd, 2003)|
|Southern Accents Magazine (May/June 2004, pg.24)||Organic Style (November 2003)|
|New York Magazine 'Best Bets' (Dec. 22nd, 2003)||Gourmet (November 2003)|
|San Francisco Chronicle (Nov. 16th, 2003)||Lifetime Magazine (September 2003)|
|New York Magazine (Nov. 10th, 2003)||Better Homes and Gardens (November 2002)|
|Food & Wine (November 2003)||Gourmet, cover (March 2002)|
|Bon Appétit, cover (October 2003)||Bon Appetit (January 2001)|
|Bon Appétit, cover (July 2003)||Taste Magazine (Summer 2001)|
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