Akiko Hirai is fast becoming one of our foremost potters in the UK. Akiko is continuously creating new forms, glazes and textures to the highest standard.
Akiko is a versatile ceramicist and her collections have great serenity of form, body, decoration and glaze; including techniques such as hand building, coiling, throwing on the potter’s wheel and slip casting. Akiko’s work has a huge following and is fast becoming a collectors piece. The craftsmanship is extraordinary.
Akiko graduated in ceramics at the University of Westminster and subsequently Central St. Martins. She works from her London based studio as well as lecturing in ceramics.