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Rookwood Collaborations


Grigor Dimitrov Visits Rookwood

In 2017, Grigor Dimitrov proudly clutched The Rookwood Cup after taking victory in the Western & Southern Open's Men's Singles division. Back in town to defend his title for 2018, he stopped by to tour Rookwood's facilities and see how the tennis tournament's iconic trophy is made, as well as, how much care and detail go into Rookwood's Pottery and Commemorative pieces.…
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“Alchemy” Reinvents Rookwood Tile

Alchemy is an award-winning installation created from thoughtful innovation, artistic repurposing. and Rookwood Tile in collaboration with the The University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art & Planning, and other local makers — on display alongside the 2018 Venice Bienniale. Video credit: in collaboration with Sanjay Sridhar, University of Cincinnati Photo credit: Sanjay Sridhar, University of Cincinnati   With an invitation…
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A Milestone In The Revival of a Famous Cincinnati Name

Rookwood Pottery has a storied place in Cincinnati lore, as well as in the Cincinnati Art Museum — it owns over 400 examples of Rookwood works, with 100 of them on permanent display in the Cincinnati Wing and elsewhere. Yet all that seemed part of history: The ceramic company, which began in 1880, had struggled after the Great Depression; it…
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Commemorating 20 Years on the Run

The Flying Pig Marathonand Rookwood Pottery are two Cincinnati icons founded on the principle of dedication to our craft, respectively through running and artistry, continually inspired by the history and spirit of our community. In 1996 Bob Coughlin (Paycor founder) just finished an 8-mile run with his training group through Cincinnati, ending their training session on the rooftop deck of local staple,…
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Meet the Team: #TeamFiona

We spoke with some of the team members behind Rookwood Pottery’s “Cheers to Fiona” commercial and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s dedicated staff to get a peek into the incredible story of how baby Fiona became the icon that she is today. Here’s what we learned: ERNAISJA CURRY Actress, Team Fiona Member: Q: How do you think Fiona inspired…
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Rookwood For Boca

We at Rookwood Pottery love having the opportunity to team up with passionate people and businesses to create custom, timeless works of art using beautiful ceramics, tile, and commemorative projects. In 2016, Boca Restaurant approached us on a creative quest — to design custom dinnerware that embraces tradition, commemorates milestones, and celebrates new journeys. Photo by Boca Restaurant When we…
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