i have been deeply affected in my life by the lives and work of my godparents, lee and pup mccarty. potters who got started in the early 1950's in the mississippi delta, they have influenced generations of artists and designers. their work has always been beautiful, interesting, and useful. simple forms with glazes not seen anywhere else-- we ate off their plates, drank out of their cups, and always had a candle tray or a serving bowl in the middle of our table as i was growing up.
well, they have a new website, and it is gorgeous. check it out: