Ed has over ten years expertise in the tableware industry as a designer, working for large scale international manufacturers including Sarreguemines Vaisselle, Dudsons and currently Wedgwood. He has designed best-selling ranges for hotels and restaurants worldwide, with over 5 million products sold, including Hilton and Harvester. His current research explores the interactions of new technology with modes of studio ceramic methodologies through a process of experimental design.
Professional memberships and activities
MA Ceramics & Glass, Royal College of Art, 2006 - 2008
Erasmus/Socrates International Exchange Student, Kuopion Muotoiluakatemia, Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Finland, January - June 2005
BA(hons) Ceramic Design, Staffordshire University, 2003 - 2006
All aspects of design for industrial production, CAD proficient in Rhino …. (list), plaster modelling, studio ceramics, industrial production methods for ceramics, 3D printing for ceramics.
The intersection of craft knowledge with the digital tool, with a focus upon ceramic printing and other modes of digital fabrication. Collaborative research with Chris Wayman and Neil Brownsword.
Course Leader MA Ceramic Design, BA (Hons) 3D Designer Maker
2019 – Externalising the Archive, British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent
2020 – Spode Museum Trust 250th Anniversary Exhibition, Stoke-on-Trent