Ben Pyne is a designer currently focused on ceramics that are both functional and sculptural. Ben’s designs are elegant and closely considered, he uses innovative techniques and formulates his own glazes to refine and develop his work.
Ben Pyne is a Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland based ceramicist who studied Visual Arts and Product Design at Auckland University of Technology. Ben comes from a multidisciplinary background, working across furniture, installation and ceramics. Ben is currently focused on designing and creating ceramics that are considered and refined, accentuating the glazed or raw clay surface of the object. His designs show a sensitivity to detail that is highly functional while appearing innate to their visual quality. Ben has a personal interest in the chemistry and geology of ceramics and formulates his own glazes to produce a unique colour palette.