Nate is a Hawaiian born, Georgia native, ceramicist and photographer who creates all n e a d vessels by hand. Embracing a family history in pottery, Nate studied Graduate Ceramics in the historic Pratt Institute Fine Arts department. A prolific street and portrait photographer, he has had work published in various magazines and exhibited Internationally including New York and London.
A graduate of the prestigious Central Saint Martins MA Fashion program, UK born designer and artist Dean, combines color and line to adorn each vessel. Having relocated to the USA from London after over 12 years of consulting for various designers and companies as well as creating his own eponymous label of editorial accessories. The label garnered much press attention, showing on schedule during London Fashion Week and Dean continues to create fashion collections for ‘handle with care’ as part of n0b0dy collective.
All n e a d vessels are created as one of a kind works of art, each one has slight inherent variations that act as a record of the hands that built and painted each object. These characteristics are to be cherished as individual attributes of every piece made.