Earth, Glass, Fire Workshop

Domaine de Boisbuchet, France
July 17 - 27, 2011
Earth, Glass, Fire Workshop

This course at the design retreat center, Domaine de Boisbuchet, located in Lessac, France, used a unique type of wood-fired kiln to simultaneously fire ceramics and melt glass for glassblowing. The design references traditional wood-fired techniques and, at the same time, provides a contemporary sustainable approach to high temperature ceramics and glass production.

The 2011 course was taught by designer Max Lamb, ceramics professor Fred Herbst, and glassmaker Lewis Olson.


Max Lamb was born in 1980 in Cornwall, England. In 2003, he earned a BA in three-dimensional design from Northumbria University in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Before pursuing a graduate degree, he worked for an interior design company in London ca... more