Esther Coombs is a Ceramic artist who finds unwanted and unloved old china in charity shops and other bargain hunting treasure troves. She then realeases them back into the world with her own drawings decorating them.
Another Pls tea cup and saucer
Her drawings are also gracing the new window display at the Nicole Farhi shop on Bond Street.
You can buy her pieces through her etsy page, on the notonthehighstreet webpage to name just two. All the details are on her own website.
She has hit on the right idea at the right time, when upcycling is definitely on everyones radar. Especially in the world of design. But more than that, she has that one final necessary ingredient, Talent.