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General Life

Weobley, GB
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About General Life

General Life is an indie product design and production house. General Life looks to bring artistry, beauty and meaning into everyday life – tempered by an outsider’s irreverence. All of General Life’s work originates in the artist’s studio and is made by hand in it’s own workshops and in collaboration with a community of small-scale fabricators in the West Midlands – the traditional heartland of British manufacturing. General Life flows from the creative practice of Ivan Morison and Heather Peak Morison, capturing significant moments in their artistic process and shapin...Read More

General Life

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Featured Pieces

“Coconuts” Seafood Disco Coconut Cup by Studio Morison for General Life
By General Life, Studio Morison
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
Out of a period of joyful exuberance General Life have created a new limited edition of just 100 of their CØCO NUTS cups in a new ‘SEAFØØD DISCO’ glaze inspired by nougat, prawns, Ar...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Ceramics

Materials

Stoneware

“Trifle” Contemporary Stool or Side Table by Studio Morison for General Life
By General Life, Studio Morison
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
Trifle stool, a layered Scagliola cylinder resembling the sponge, jam, jelly, custard, cream, sprinkles and sherry of Nan’s traditional Christmas trifle, on a set of black ebonized c...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Stools

Materials

Scagliola

"Oyster" Contemporary Shot Vessel by Studio Moriaon for General Life
By General Life, Studio Morison
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
The shell a small memento from remarkable gallery opening in Toronto, brought home, finding its place at the bottom of a fish tank, later retrieved and cast as a vessel for taking di...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery, Stoneware

“Coconuts” Seafood Disco Coconut Cup by Studio Morison for General Life
By General Life, Studio Morison
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
Out of a period of joyful exuberance General Life have created a new limited edition of just 100 of their CØCO NUTS cups in a new ‘SEAFØØD DISCO’ glaze inspired by nougat, prawns, Ar...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Ceramics

Materials

Stoneware

“Fork Handles” Contemporary Candles by Studio Morison for General Life
By General Life, Studio Morison
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
Fork handles, four candles handmade from casts of the big bones of farmer Tom Jones prize Hereford heifer. Developed in the studio of artists Ivan Morison and Heather Peak Moris...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Candlesticks

Materials

Organic Material

“Slump” Contemporary Origami Ceramic Vase by Studio Morison, No Slump Variation
By General Life
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
Slump vase, no slump variation, capturing ideas of form, structure and failure, the pleated paper form is translated into a fine bone china that is stressed through the excessive hea...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Vases

Materials

Ceramic

“Wurst” Contemporary Bench by Studio Morison for General Life
By General Life, Studio Morison
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
Wurst bench, a scagliola phallus inspired by the texture of German sausages and the form of beached whales, on a set of ebonized conical feet. Developed in the studio of artists I...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Benches

Materials

Scagliola

“Fork Handles” Contemporary Candles by Studio Morison for General Life
By General Life, Studio Morison
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
Fork handles, four candles handmade from casts of the big bones of farmer Tom Jones prize Hereford heifer. Developed in the studio of artists Ivan Morison and Heather Peak Moris...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Candlesticks

Materials

Organic Material

"Oyster" Contemporary Shot Vessel by Studio Moriaon for General Life
By General Life, Studio Morison
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
The shell a small memento from remarkable gallery opening in Toronto, brought home, finding its place at the bottom of a fish tank, later retrieved and cast as a vessel for taking di...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Ceramics

Materials

Stoneware, Ceramic, Pottery

“Coconuts” Seafood Disco Coconut Cup by Studio Morison for General Life
By General Life, Studio Morison
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
Out of a period of joyful exuberance General Life have created a new limited edition of just 100 of their CØCO NUTS cups in a new ‘SEAFØØD DISCO’ glaze inspired by nougat, prawns, ar...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Ceramics

Materials

Stoneware

“Coconuts” Contemporary Coconut Cup by Studio Morison for General Life
By General Life, Studio Morison
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
Coconuts cup, a white coconut from a far off beach. Slip cast in small batches in stoneware clay, retaining the natural grooves of a coconut, this is an ideal vessel for sharing...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Ceramics

Materials

Stoneware

“Trifle” Contemporary Stool or Side Table by Studio Morison for General Life
By Studio Morison, General Life
Located in Weobley, Herefordshire
Trifle stool, a layered scagliola cylinder resembling the sponge, jam, jelly, custard, cream, sprinkles and sherry of Nan’s traditional Christmas trifle, on a set of black ebonized c...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Stools

Materials

Scagliola

More About General Life

"Look!Look!Look!" - a pink pineapple pavilion inspired by General Life's Slump vases

Everything originates from the hand made.

Scagliola workshop at General Life.

"I Will Be With You, Whatever"

Slump Vases in development.

One of General Life's Impossible Rainbow dinners featuring coconut crockery