Goodbye Verre, Hello Table 9 – October 2011

Commissioned tableware for table9 restaurant in Dubai

We say farewell to Gordon Ramsay, the man who started it all Gordon Ramsay was the first celebrity chef to see Dubai’s potential and now, it seems, he’ll be the first to leave. October 28 will herald the last service at Verre by Gordon Ramsay, the British firebrand chef’s first venture outside of the UK … Read more

Where to Mould Some Clay in the Capital – May 2011

Where to Mould Some Clay in the Capital

Having been getting her hands dirty for 20 years, Abu Dhabi Pottery’s Homa Farley knows a thing or two about pots. Having been known to knock back up to seven cups of the stuff on a busy deadline day, Time Out Abu Dhabi’s David Clack knows a thing or two about coffee. Eager for a … Read more

Abu Dhabi Pottery Classes – January 2010

Detail of pottery artwork by Homa

Watching Homa Vafaie-Farley make a pot is a real treat; the Abu Dhabi potter, who has been in the business for 20 years, has transformed a blob of clay into a large, curvy work of art in no more than 10 minutes. “People always ask, ‘How long does it take you to make a pot?’ … Read more

Pottery in Abu Dhabi – June 2009

We check out a pottery class in Abu Dhabi. More fun than we could ever have imagined ‘This is your body, your kidney and your rib,’ begins Homa Farley, the brains and talent behind Abu Dhabi Pottery. She stops and laughs out loud: ‘Anyone who overheard us in a pub would think we were up … Read more

Pottery in Motion for Homa Vafaie Farley – August 2008

Gulf News article 2008

By Feby Imthias, Freelance Writer Published: Gulf News – August 21, 2008, 23:42 Get to know Homa  Vafaie Farley, Abu Dhabi-based potter and winner of Dubai International Art Centre’s Professional Achievement Award 2008. I believe we are given different paths to follow, and it is up to us which one we choose. You shape, mould … Read more