Talking of her creative influences, ceramicist Liselore says, “Since I was a little girl I have had a fetish
for tableware. My mother was born in a famous pottery area in Southern Holland. It was normal to
order special Anniversary dishes at the local potteries in her family and they also collected pottery.
As a child I already copied this behaviour by collecting mini tableware for my Barbie dolls when we
were travelling with my family. It took a while though before I realized that becoming a potter was
Liselore’s pots are characterized by the fact that they are very thinly thrown. Which is very rare for
stoneware. The forms are very pure and minimalistic. The various examples of pottery she came
across, living and travelling through Asia, their appreciation for ceramics and the care they use it
with, is an enormous inspiration for her. Liselore creates the glazes herself - they are colourful and
illuminating and remind one of the sky during different types of weather; sunset, fog in the forest
after rain, the hemisphere or the midnight sky.
Here she is in her Studio, wearing green tunic by CROW.