Pierre Dutertre settled his workshop in Ollioules (South of France) in 1981. He finds inspiration in the things that surround him: his garden, the seasons, the people he meets,... And above all, he likes to seat there every morning and to feel free to create what he wants to.
"Ceramic became less functional and more emotional". Pierre Dutertre, with his wealth of experience and travels, in Korea and Japan in particular, creates singular and unique pieces. A surprising cultural mix between the fun-loving man and the rigorous zen...
Pierre Dutertre is a member of Ateliers d'Art de France. His skill is a reknown art that he defends and shares. His workshop is always open to visitors and apprentices. He is also the president and co-founder of Printemps des Potiers, an annual meeting of professional ceramists from France and elsewhere with the public.
Pair of coffee cups by Pierre Dutertre. A hand-turned little cup folded on one side to create the handle at the right size. A simple idea that makes these cups so unique and warm.