Features in this Issue

On the Cover: Appetizer Platter by Heather Mae Erickson

On the cover: Appetizer platter with spoons is 17.5 inches in diameter, slip-cast and thrown porcelain with underglaze and Alfred white glaze.


Thinking Through Design by Susan YorkThe Role of the Mold by Andrew MartinHeather Mae Erickson: Separate by Design by Glen R. Brown

Parafunctionality by Tony HepburnTatsuzo Shimaoka 1919-2007 by Mason RiddleThe Strong Silent Type: Michael McCarthy's Quiet Craftmanship by Scott Norris

The Timeless Elegance of Harrison McIntosh by Judy SecklerTalc and Asbestos: What We Know and What We Don't by Jeff Zamek


Letters to the Editor 
Suggestions from Our Readers
Answers to Questions
Comment: Why the Y? by Robert Silverman