Posts Tagged ‘boston’

Crushing on Green

Ever since a recent visit to the Persen House in Kingston, NY, it's been all about getting this perfect shade of green in the studio! We played with our Pond color & New Moss and created a hybrid that we also really love... And this little gem was painted for a recent order and we all gushed over it's beauty. Are you also feeling the ...

Our New Showroom!

Our new showroom has officially opened. Located within our ceramics studio, the showroom is a place for designers and clients to gather to view our shapes, patterns, colors and to sit and chat about their upcoming projects or orders. The workroom table not only features Lawrence McRae lamps, but is a great place to sketch out ideas, play with patterns, and ...

At Home With Jill & Lawrence

With a recent update to their living room and a plethora of spring flowers available we took the opportunity to photograph some of Jill and Lawrence's pieces in their own Boston home. Filled with color, pattern and light, the living room was the best backdrop for some of our new patterns. Say Hello to Bali Toile and Bubbly! ...and shhh this one is ...

Holiday Photoshoot & Breather Inc.

We wanted to do something super special for our holiday shoot this year; the first step was finding a new inspiring and location to use. We needed an accessible space, somewhere that could accommodate all of our pots and props without bothering someone in their home or workspace.  Breather Inc. was the answer; they own an extensive network of beautiful, ...

One Room Challenge

We are suckers for great interior design so when we were approached this year to be part of the biannual design event known as the One Room Challenge, we jumped at the chance. The One Room Challenge happens twice a year, and each round twenty interior design bloggers challenge themselves to transform one space. They document the process for six weeks and do a ...

New Bedding Collections

New bedding is here! We are really happy to introduce you to some new styles and color ways. Bedding is a really fun process here in the studio. Jill brainstorms patterns, color combinations, sketches up designs and then it is refined, refined, refined. We are loving the new London Bed. The design is clean, classic and crisp white with the best blue and white ...

Jill Rosenwald X The Everyday Co. Makers Towel: Limited Edition

We are so excited to share with your our latest collaboration, not ceramics this time, but rather the perfect Makers Towel, for your home, studio or workplace. Along with dear friend and amazing maker herself, Kathryn of The Everyday Co. we designed something special from fabric that we have had here at the studio.  Printed a few years ago right here ...

Design & The City: Lekker Home

  How did Lekker start and what makes it different? We [husband and wife duo Natalie & Curt] were both ready to leave corporate life. We are huge fans of the unique local designer home stores that you find in Amsterdam, and we wanted to bring that experience to Boston. At the time we opened, we were the first in the neighborhood to focus on ...

Design & The City: Follain

Can you tell us a little bit about how Follain started and what is it all about? Follain was started 3 years ago by Tara Foley who at the time was blogging and noticed a gap in the market between the new awareness around a healthy lifestyle with regards to food and organic products vs. beauty products. People were becoming more conscious about what they were ...

Design & The City: Hudson

Next up on our tour of women owned business here in Boston is the unbelievably talented designer Jill Goldberg of Hudson Interior Design and her impeccably creative and curated Hudson Store in the South End. We stopped by to chat with Jill about all things retail, interior design and business. Jill has done an amazing job of creating a cohesive brand ...

Black + White + Pink= Perfection. At home with Alaina K @ The Everygirl

Recently we sent the lovely Alaina of The Everygirl some vases and she has been posting on her gorgeous Instagram feed, photos of her darling home. We love her homey, elegant and classic black and white with pops of color vibe.  How great are those pink peonies!! Is there really any better combo than black, white and pink? It just can't be ...

Instagram Love

It is no secret that we love Instagram and sharing with our fans all the great things, pieces and goings on at the studio. It is really fun to see everyone's reactions to a new piece or color or place that Jill has visited recently. We have started a new section of our website dedicated to our Instagram features! This way it makes it that much easier for our ...

Lights, Camera, Action…Sneak Peak

Recently, the lovely Courtney Perkins and Patrick Ryan, local Boston cinematographers came to the studio for a full day video shoot. We are all really excited to see the final outcome, but the day was really fun showing the process of how our products are all handmade here in Boston. Here are a few sneak peak behind the scene images from the day... Jill ...

NY Now Prep

The studio is a flurry with plans, new patterns, mock ups, color chips, etc. all getting ready for NY Now. We have new stripes and floral patterns for you! And have chosen a lot of colors to come along with us to brighten our booth... Hours of throwing, painting, glazing and more go into getting ready And then there is the booth, we ...

The Elusive Emerald

Here in the studio we are obsessed with the color emerald! Inspired by Dorothy Draper and her work at the Greenbrier Hotel to Tory Burch's living room, we can't get enough of this rich and luxurious shade of green. We certainly have lots of shades of green to play with... And we mix and mix, a dash of blue, a hint of kelly, all slightly ...

{Behind the Scenes} Fall 2015 Collection

While we don't want summer to end by any means, here in the studio we are thinking about fall. The fall 2015 collection to exact. It's really fun for us to share some behind the scenes action with you all as we narrow down our colors and patterns for the upcoming new season. It all starts with sketches, playing with paints and all the ideas swirling around ...

Color Color Color

We love color here at the studio! In fact we have a whole wall dedicated to it. Being inspired by designers... We are always having fun with color And sometimes we just experiment with all the shades If you could pick any color, what's your ...

Throwback!

Who doesn't love throwing it back, looking thru old photos and reminiscing! Like that one time Country Home came to the old studio and Jill's home. And at the beginning her designs were inspired by different concepts like Moulin Rouge, or just simply 80s fashion... We keep a collection of older pieces in the studio to look back and ...

Meet the Makers: Julia

As part of a new series on the blog, we want to introduce to everyone to the players here on the Jill Rosenwald Team! Julia is our hand-painter, she hand draws, paints and glazes our pieces. What is your art background? I attended Lesley University's College of Art and Design here in Boston, where I majored in illustration and fine art. I have always ...

Summer Time {Jill Rosenwald Style}

The sun is shining, everyone is outside, the food tastes fresher, the colors are brighter, summer-time really is the best time. We love a great summer cottage vibe... Or mixing up and sharing drinks outside with friends... Being able to stop at the farmer's markets to make fresh food... Did someone say strawberry ...

Meet the Makers: Emily

As part of a new series on the blog, we want to introduce to everyone to the players here on the Jill Rosenwald Team! Emily is our potter, she hand throws all the pieces. How did you get your start with ceramics? I started playing around with clay as a youngster, becoming more involved with ceramics in high school and finally attending Mass Art to pursue ...

Gray Malin: Sneak Peek

Remember this sweet face... It's Gray!! And we are working behind the scenes on a new collab with him... Inspired by his new series Poolside, Mediterranean... We are playing with patterns and colors... Something nautical and fun could be coming your way ...

Playing with Shapes

Sometimes we love to play with new shapes. We still love our tried and true shapes that we use every day. Lately, we have been throwing and interested in new things. Let us know what you think!! A new tray shape, for the new Erin Gates collab...perhaps... We've played with bowls, fruit bowls, creamers, cafe au laits... A little foot on a little ...

Tis the Season. Wedding Season that Is

Wedding season is upon us, invites roll in, weekends are set aside, and love is in the air. We love making monogram pieces as gifts. For the bride... The new happy couple... Or even better yet, they make awesome bridesmaids ...

Flower Power. What’s your Fav?

Here at the studio there is nothing we like more than fresh flowers. Whenever we can, we stop by the florist to bring a fresh bouquet in. What's your fav? The rose... Or maybe the hydrangea... How about the happiest of all, the sunflower... Or the perfect peony... Or the cutest...the gerber daisy... Sometimes, we just ...

A new look: delft

A new fabulous collab is in the works with our dear friend Erin Gates. Always on top of trends she suggested a delft inspired pattern. It really is hot right now, we've been spotting it EVERYwhere; all the magazines are loving this old world style. So we thought we would try our hand at creating a unique pattern. We are in the works...check out the ...

making a monogram

Monograms are our jam! We love working with customers to make a custom piece. We will draw it up... Help you pick the perfect color combo... We have a lot to choose from! And then get to painting... They make great gifts for your mom, your besties, or even your bridesmaids... Or hey, we all deserve a little something for ...

boston in spring

Finally the weather turned a corner into warmer temps! The studio feels alive again and the streets all around are bustling with people and the sweet smells of spring. We love the studio's location right near the water, it's industrial chic (that's a term, yea, we said it) But rich with history... You can't help but smile at the city's ...

show prep {spring 2015}

things here at the studio have been quite hectic.  we are prepping for the NYNOW show in 2 weeks (actually less then 2 weeks). our plan has been to do a complete overhaul of the way we normally market ourselves.  we knew we needed a refresh..how to do it was the issue. we want to bring out beautiful color and pattern..but we also wanted to ...

how to {images}

you might just think that our studio days are filled with dreamy hours painting and creating.. but you would be wrong. many hours are spent scheming.. well, maybe not exactly scheming.. but rather, coming up with marketing concepts. one of our better ideas occured to us last week. we decided to gather images of how one might use our ...

springtime in boston

every year like clockwork the flowering trees spring into action all along comm ave, and all around town. they are beyond lovely and they come at a time when you least expect it because the weather in early spring is cold and wet and verrry british! finally when you are really loving every aspect of the lovliness and lushness of their presence..the ...

..and then there was the bees knees supply co!

yesterday, i think my head just about exploded (cue exploding head) when i wandered into the newest addition to what is quickly becoming boston's grooviest neighborhood..fort point. the bees knees supply co. is jason owens (formerly of M3 and American provisions fame) latest (ad)venture in gourmet food. this place is beyond! so fancy, so fresh, so fabby, ...

7 things I can’t live without : recap

Here are my top 7 - can't live without 'em items. Click below for the full posts and you can read my raving reviews of these hot hot commodities. enjoy! 1. Bogs Boots // 2.  Dark Chocolate // 3. Fresh Sugar Lips // 4. Tory Burch Backpack // 5. Cortizone Cream // 6. The Road Ahead app // 7. Deva Curl Hair ...

Day #7 can’t live without : My Stylist + Deva Curls

i cannot talk about my hair gunk with out mentioning my stylist who changed my curly life here in boston. i used to live in fear of haircuts. since i was 11. almost no matter what i say to the stylist...i leave salons with with an afro. that is how curly my hair is. and i also think most stylists are curly clueless. they just wet down your hair and cut it ...

Day #4 can’t live without : Tory Burch Backpack

i realize how un stylish it is to carry "not a handbag"! but that is me. cannot stand to carry the hanbag..over the shoulder/over the forearm..nope not doing it. i am addicted to the purse backpack. not too frumpy.. my little tory burch in the taupe/white combo does the trick! me practical? well at least when it comes to this.. i ...

Day #3 can’t live without : Fresh Sugar Lips in Rose

oh you my sugar! my lips..always dying..have discovered this..the best feeling stuff..cannot live here without you..damn you if i run out of my sugar..i am lost. is it because you feel so luscious going on? or your delish colors? even as i speak my lips are thirsting! maybe there is something not so good about sugar..as i am truly an ...

Day #2 can’t live without : Dark Chocolate

this is certainly a cannot survive without item. i think i am hopeless without the stuff. i am not that fussy about the brand despite the influx of wonderful artisinal brooklyn-y energy that has entered the choco market in the past few years. i like lots of kinds. lindt .. chocolove .. green and blacks .. lots of grocery store kinds .. only not ...

Day #1 can’t live without : Bogs Boots

i just love these perfect winter boots. after years of slogging it out in the cold northeast with the wrong things on my feet (ie.. hunters which are def NOT winter wear..fah-reezing) a couple of years back i discovered bogs! they are made of wet suit fabric and are not only super warm..they are completely waterproof... no 12"er stops me now!! bring ...

snowy!

we woke up slowly this AM to all of this... and this.. after such a long snowless winter last year..i think bostonians are completely loving the snow.. for now. just wait til it sticks around for too long, gets yucky, and the parking gets way crazy. oy. but for now. i am completely enjoying a winter wonderland. and i ...

New Year’s Rezzies

1. spend more time at the local museums particularly the ICA..which is literally down the street. {full disclosure...i have not been to see the isabella's new wing..wahhh} ica // isabella stewart gardner musuem // Our Neighborhood 2. continue my workout regime...that includes yoga & robert jones cardio!! REI Yoga Mat in Olive 3. ...

We design and hand make ceramic pottery in our Boston studio. It’s one of a kind, custom, giftware, serveware, tableware with a gilted 14k gold edge.
We also collaborate with talented people across the US to design and produce pattern filled rugs, fabric and other happy home decor.
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