Small plates make food look bigger.
On March 1, I launched a new Kickstarter project for bowls and small plates to complement your Calamityware dinner plates. Please check it out if you need a calamitous way... Read more
Calamityware plate 3: One year ago today
It was exactly one year ago todaythat my Calamityware dinner plate 3 was funded. As a result, lots of sponsors have been enjoying the thrill of dining with a... Read more
Calamityware plate 3: New series started
In case you missed it, there’s a new series of Calamityware plates coming.These plates will be produced using the in-glaze technique, refined in Europe centuries ago, instead of the... Read more
Calamityware 3: Who wants sea monsters?
I just launched a new Kickstarter project. I’m hoping to find enough sponsors to produce letterpress prints of my drawing of sea monsters frolicking in ocean waves. Makes a great... Read more
Calamityware plate 3: Four little news bits
A new series of Calamityware plates is coming.Calamityware plate 5 will launch as a Kickstarter project on March 1, 2015 (assuming we have no calamities). Three additional designs are... Read more
Calamityware plates: Ready for holidays
If you need an unusual gift,all four of the Calamityware plate designs are in stock and ready to ship for the holidays. Act fast and Fulfillrite will get them... Read more
Hiatus from Calamityware
I love traditional bandanas. For a long time, I have wanted to design one with a little extra pizzazz. In this case, peppered with the added menace of angry paisleys,... Read more
Need your opinions
Let me describe a potential Kickstarter project. Then you jump to a survey to give me your opinions. Okay? Here goes...
I love traditional blue bandanas. For a long time,... Read more
Calamityware 4 project launched
Set your blasters to stun! A UFO invasion threatens the tranquility of paradise in the latest Calamityware plate project. This new Kickstarter project will be open until mid September. Please... Read more
Calamityware plate 3 is shipping: Calamityware plate 4 is ready
The labels are going on the boxes and the boxes are going on the truck.The first shipment of Calamityware 3 plates are going out the door today (Tuesday, July... Read more
Calamityware plate 3: Warming up the kiln
Hooray! The truck arrived this morning.All the elements (blank plates, transfers, and skilled people to apply transfers) are now at the workshop so production of the third Calamityware plate... Read more
Calamityware plate 3: Some addresses still missing!
More than 200 addresses are still missing. I can’t send plates until you complete Kickstarter’s “survey” and tell me where the courier should go.
Perhaps you’re thinking that because you... Read more
Calamityware plate 3: Time to capture addresses
Where are you?Kickstarter will be sending out "surveys" to capture your mailing address for Calamityware plate 3. Please try to provide this important information in the next week so... Read more
Future bright with Calamityware app
SNEAK PREVIEW: Here at Calamityware Laboratories, we work tirelessly to create the products you need to infuse your life with magic. What discriminating diner wouldn't appreciate the ability to project... Read more
An extra push at the end of the Calamityware 3 Kickstarter project raised the pledge total beyond $100K.Ended the project with 2,211 backers who want to dine with a... Read more
Two Calamityware news items
Calamityware now has a Facebook page. If you visit the page and "like" it, you’ll be assured of getting updates about creating, producing, and using Calamityware plates and related topics.... Read more
Received news that the blank plates are on the boat and the boat is on the water. If sea monsters don’t eat the vessel, the workshop will receive blanks to... Read more
Fickle fate touches Calamityware project
Calamityware plates just got a tiny bit smaller.
I just learned that the manufacturer of the blank porcelain plates that we embellish with calamitous images has altered the size without... Read more
Maybe you need MORE big fish?
If you’ve pledged to get a Calamityware 3 plate for yourself, think about tweaking your pledge level to get extra plates as gifts. Won’t your weird, sushi-loving friends appreciate... Read more
A real calamity
Jane, my mother, got these silly Calamityware projects started when she gave me a traditional blue Willow-pattern plate that had belonged to her mother's family. Mom died last Monday, May... Read more
Big, hungry fish swims past goal
Calamityware 3 reached its Kickstarter goal in less than 48 hours. So it's clear that the workshop is going to be firing some plates this summer.
Those of you who... Read more
Thanks for getting the Calamityware 3 project off to a blazing start.
In the first 24 hours, more than 300 sponsors got behind this project. An amazingly strong start. Thank... Read more