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Camille Beckles is an independent ceramicist who creates beautiful, useful objects. Because of the underrepresentation in pottery of people of color, it is important to Camille that her maker’s mark reflects her identity as a Black woman.

Sweatshirt by Regina Beckles

The challenge was to craft a mark with enough detail to be identifiable, but simple enough to hold up when stamped into clay. The accompanying wordmark, based on the rhythm of Camille’s signature, reflects her pieces’ warm utility and commitment to craft.

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