Josie and Katy Firmin run two linked studios in London and Kent, specialising in the production of hand-painted English bone china. They have recently started producing a range of Smallfilms licensed products, covering Noggin the Nog, Bagpuss, Ivor the Engine and the Clangers.
Venue Details & Map
11 Cosmo PlaceLondonWC1N 3AP
- +44 (0)20 7278 3374
- Public transport:
- Russell Square, Underground
Top 3 reviews of Cosmo China
This little shop hidden in a quiet square near Russell Square is full of hand painted fine bone china teapots, mugs, plates and bowls.
Each piece is painted by one of the resident artists who can often be seen working away at the back of the shop.
There are designs to suit all tastes and should there be something in particular that you are looking for, you can always commission a piece to... more
When I used to work in the area I'd pop in on a regular basis to gaze longingly at some of the collections. I don't know if CC is a collective, but it certainly showcases the work of, at least, a handful of artists with quite varied styles. -flower motifs, children-centric images, saucy Union Jack themed undergarments, animals, fruit and veg, birthdays and weddings, too. You name it, CC... more
Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog, Bagpuss, the Clangers, Basil Brush. The artistic genius was Peter Firmin, and his daughters are the creative force behind Cosmo China.
They have a range of illustrators and artists creating designs on china that have in common a freshness and humour that will put a smile on your face. They paint on porcelain, which means that the objects are all usable, and... more