We have been making ceramic objects since 2004 and over 27,000 wonder-certified products have been sold around the world. Handmade in our studio one at a time. Several of our products have become iconic and our customers have become friends. We have been recognized by many curators, editors, and designers in the industry for our innovate design and aesthetic. We are lucky and inspired and we will continue to create beautiful work for another 15 years.
We started J Schatz in 2004 as a place for playful, glossy, and bright utilitarian objects and decor that were engaging and fun. Our handmade ceramics appeared as if they were machine made because of the methods we developed to create a precise, refined object that was glazed to mirror-finish perfection. The line was modern and many of the items have become design classics.
Peter joined the company in 2014 and encouraged unique forms, textures, and finishes that were brutal, earthbound, and primitive. There is evidence of the hand in the work with objects that are mis-shaped and crude with complex, rich, and bold color. This work is now J Schatz Earth.
This image at left is from a campaign promoting one of our first products, the Single Stem Egg Lamp.