As part of The Way of Creativity series by kokoro studio, I’ve interviewed Laura Droße, a photographer and writer currently based in Berlin. We talk about her journey with Photography and how she has developed her style and understanding of her Artist’s Self through time, patience and permission.

Creativity, Interviews

April 17, 2021

The Way of Creativity: Interview with Laura Drosse

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way of creativity - an exploration into the heart and mind of creativity

The Way of Creativity – Episode 1, Permission. An exploration of the Heart and Mind of Creativity.

Creativity, musings

August 3, 2020

The Way of Creativity Ep 1: Permission

It’s been a little over a month since I’ve arrived back in Singapore from Berlin and I’m amazed at how time has flown by. After spending close to 3 years in Berlin learning and practising Ceramics, I’ve had the opportunity to learn at a few different studios and gain some knowledge of the resources available […]


July 24, 2020

Berlin (and Beyond): Resources for learning ceramics

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As I was traveling, the path seemed incredibly circuitous, but I see now that it was the straightest course I could follow.” – Loori, John Daido (Author of The Zen of Creativity)  How often do we wish to walk the straightest course from the start to finish to accomplish our goals in life? The words […]

learning, musings

July 8, 2020

a narrow mountain path with ninety-three curves

I look back at my time in Japan learning ceramics at Kitagama Kasen (喜多窯 霞仙)pottery studio with incredibly fond memories. It’s hard to believe that 2 years have past since I spent about 6 weeks there, learning wheel-throwing from Kato Hiroshige-Sensei (a 12th Generation Pottery Master) and his apprentice, Megumi, alongside other students from different countries […]

learning, travels

May 5, 2020

where nature and clay collide

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The act of drinking tea is one of the simplest things we do in our daily life. On the one hand, it can be an incredibly ordinary thing that we go through. On the other hand, it can be an incredibly beautiful ritual. One that allows us to really settle into the precious moment we […]


April 28, 2020

there is only me and the tea

After many hours spent setting up this website, I finally get the chance to sit down to write the first entry of this journal. It’s given me the chance to think back to it all started – my love at first sight relationship with ceramics. For some reason this memory keeps coming back to me […]


June 19, 2019

the heart has its reasons

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