Gifts Today magazine

Antiques Roadshow star joins pottery firm as creative director

Burgess & Leigh, makers of the iconic Burleigh Ware, are delighted to announce that Steven Moore is joining its team in the role of creative director.

Steven's appointment further strengthens the status of this noble brand that has undergone a renaissance in recent years.

Well known to TV viewers as a specialist on BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, Steven brings his encyclopaedic knowledge of design as well as his infectious passion for ceramics to the brand which was established in 1851.

Sebastian Lazell, the Managing Director of Burgess & Leigh comments: “Steven will be a great asset to the Burleigh Brand and brings a wealth of skills; he will guide both the creative direction of the brand and the selection of new products. Steven has the ability to capture the very essence of Burleigh’s DNA taking the best of our design heritage and making it relevant for today. Steven’s clear affection for Burleigh will shine through in all his communication of the brand story from packaging to the Burleigh website”.

Steven Moore added: “being appointed Creative Director of Burleigh is a dream made reality for me. Burleigh makes its wares like no one else and I am enormously lucky to be able to draw upon the incredible talents of its craftsmen and women, many of whom possess skills which no longer exists elsewhere within the industry."

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