Ceramics for Colourful People

Our mission is simple, to create original, beautiful and functional objects that accentuate and add life to all types of spaces for people to live and interact.

In 2007 Angus & Celeste founders Keir Angus Mac Donald and Asha Celeste Cato visualised a brand that revelled in all the colour and wonder of the natural world. With a love of eclectic objects, they set out to create their own style of fascinating and highly crafted ceramics. The Angus & Celeste brand was thus founded with this clear guiding principle:

Through the addition of inspiring and crafted objects, we can enhance the personality and liveability of our home and work environments.

Angus & Celeste has grown to be a brand synonymous with quality and individuality, and strive to make objects that are both functional and useful in daily life. Working from the values of originality, sustainability and appreciation, the company is dedicated to creating ‘Modern Collectables’ that are timeless in their aesthetic and made to last.

If you can eat off it, grow something in it or if it makes you happy just looking at it, we are proud to put our name on it.

Angus and Celeste have completed commissions for the Australian government for presentation to numerous international dignitaries; our designs have been gifted into the homes and lives of ceramic lovers around the world.

Our Values

Originality

At Angus & Celeste, originality and creativity are at the core of our brand. All Angus & Celeste designs are developed in house and are completely unique. In an increasingly fast paced world with a ‘quick release’ mentality, we aim to create products that are considered and thoughtful in their design and well crafted in their production. Angus & Celeste will always move boldly into new terrain to design and create products that are thoughtful, useful in their purpose and courageous in their design.

Appreciation

The Angus & Celeste brand of design demands ethical, intimate and hands-on relationships throughout all stages of the manufacturing process. Unable to keep up with the demand of hand-making every item the designers began to collaborate with carefully selected ceramic experts. We have developed close and personal partnerships with each of our local and international potteries that produce the Angus & Celeste trademark product range. Each part of the production process is closely and personally overseen. We have a deep appreciation for the level of care, dedication and skill required to make each unique design a reality.

Angus and Celeste Eucalyptus Blossom Inspiration
Angus & Celeste Eucalyptus sprig portrait

Gratitude

We have a deep felt gratitude for the many bizarre materials and resources that our beautiful planet provides to create our ceramic objects. We acknowledge all those artists who came before us, who imbued the history of ceramics and design with their innovation, alchemy and visionary experimentation. These pioneers gave us the tools to bring our unique style of creativity to the living spaces of people today. Ceramics is one of the oldest human endeavours. We are humbled to be a continuation of this wonderful, tactile tradition.

Team

A business is built on a foundation of likeminded individuals working together to realise a vision. We admire the endeavour and commitment of all our staff members and our partner producers who form our valuable team and create our greater business family. Each contributes to and enriches our brands story. We acknowledge the work of all those who transport our products from our Melbourne warehouse to your doorstep. We also give thanks to all of our colourful customers who help us to achieve our vision of a more natural and brighter world. All of these wonderful people are integral to the success of the Angus & Celeste brand.