personal gifts

In my first career as a graphic designer, I had worked for many respected firms, Pentagram and Martha Stewart among them. As a ceramist, applying letter forms to my pieces happily merges my two passions, type and clay. I love working with clients to create a personal wedding, baby, holiday or birthday gift. Just select a shape from the gleena collection, and email me to discuss some ideas. Here are a few examples:

The gourd bowls set makes for a lovely, and very useful, wedding gift. It is inscribed with the couple’s names, the date of their wedding, and “love”. I provide at least three typography options to choose from for your set:



For a simpler option, this set is inscribed with the month, the day, and the year of the wedding day:





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The 11.5" asymmetrical serving platter is stamped with the couple’s initials, their names and date of their wedding is applied to the back. The platter can be glazed in ivory, ocean (shown), aqua, rose, sand, mustard.






As an option, butterflies are applied to the front, and a small side bowl is included in the set. The couple’s names and date of their wedding is applied to the back:



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For the birth of my best friend’s son, Max, I created a wee tea cup and 7.5" plate set with his name, and the date and time of his birth. Max loves to use it, a special gift that he will never outgrow.