Lacquer

Alexander Lamont Ripple Bowls in black lacquer
May 13, 2015
The art of lacquer is one of the alchemical and seemingly elusive techniques found in the decorative arts. It has its origins in early China and Japan and has Read more
Alexander Lamont eggshell lacquer workshop
December 3, 2014
Eggshell has been an obsession of mine recently. It is the strongest and yet most delicate material. The work itself is satisfying as you push the little Read more
Alexander Lamont natural lacquer workshop
May 11, 2012
I have pursued lacquer for decades: the fabled material that lies between East and West, Kyoto and Paris. It is to my eyes the most alluring, subtle yet iconic Read more