The Great Pottery Throw Down

By Louise Irvine “How did they make that?” is one of the most common questions asked by visitors to WMODA. The Great Pottery Throw Down, now streaming on HBO Max, provides the answers and more! Suspense, drama, laughter, and tears are among the addictive qualities that make this British TV

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Museums in Miniature

By Louise Irvine The adult fascination for miniatures and dollhouses can be traced back to Holland and Germany in the 17th century when they were status symbols to be viewed and admired. Cabinet houses, which were often given as wedding gifts, were filled with luxurious artifacts to display the family’s

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Tiny Treasures

By Louise Irvine The museum’s curated Studio Collection now features miniature ceramic art for sale by Alex Meiklejohn. Alex has specialized in making miniature ceramics for the last 30 years and he has exhibited his tiny treasures at specialist craft shows around the States. His tiny works of art are

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Entertaining with Ardmore

Make life more entertaining this Holiday season with Ardmore’s stunning collection of table linens. The Ardmore Ceramic Art studio has made a huge impact on luxury lifestyle design since the 2010 launch of their Qalakabusha fabrics range, which means new beginnings. Working with the Ardmore artists, Fée Halsted and her

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Dive into the WMODA Shop

Donatella Versace’s spring collection was described as a "utopian settlement on the seabed ruled by Medusa." Life has to be better under the sea than it is on land right now, so fashionistas are aspiring to be mermaids for the new season. Look out for dresses ruffled like jellyfish in

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Venetian Masks by Balocoloc

Balocoloc is represented in the USA by Giorgio Lurcotta, who came to Florida from his native Venice in 2001 to introduce his family’s company. With his team, he hand-crafts exquisite papier-mâché masks at his shop in Orlando. He is a true Venetian mask artisan and is part of a centuries-old

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