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Johannesburg: Their recent line of Chimney Ceramics, a collection of handmade, modular stoneware pots and vases, was likewise inspired by the concrete chimney stacks leftover from Joburg’s mining and industrial past (though they also owe a debt to Hugo’s mother, a ceramicist). “We’ve been quite limited in our color palette with the powder-coated steel, so it’s been fun to play with other colors,” says Taplin. “This is definitely the beginning of something new.”