Wedgwood White

Josiah Wedgwood, English potter extraordinaire, was born on this day in 1730. Perhaps dishware doesn’t seem super enthralling, but the pristine white porcelain which poured out of a humming Stoke-on-Trent factory and made Wedgwood’s fortune represents much more than one’s ability to host smashing dinner parties. The clean lines and smooth paleness of some of Wedgwood’s best-loved designs are in…