2016 Color Story

After months of development, we are so pleased to reveal our new, exclusive range of modern colors and finishes, mixed + formulated in-house from the finest raw materials. Always lead free, food safe, and ready for a dishwasher. Shop now!

In addition, expect seasonal colorways on old favorites and new textural glazes each season. 


February 29, 2016 by LISA JONES
Tags: New Work News

Winter NY NOW


We'd like to show you what's new at NY Now . Find us in booth #4015 in Accent on Design, showing alongside our friends Fruitsuper Design. We hope to see you there!

January 31 - February 3 (Sunday – Wednesday)
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
9 AM – 6 PM daily; 2 PM close on Wednesday, February 3

Appointments always welcome.

January 29, 2016 by LISA JONES

The Makery Winter Pop Up

Join us for our annual Makery holiday event, hosted by us and Heart Roasters at their new roasting facility on 9th and Hawthorne. We’re doing things a little differently this year, with a fully staffed and curated pop-up shop containing everything you need for everybody on your list, all from Oregon makers. Food and drink from Heart Roasters + Dig a Pony. Free, beautiful gift wrapping for all purchases over $150, $5 per parcel for sales under that amount.

Open to the public from 8-8 on Saturday, December 12th. To request tickets to our Friday VIP shopping night, please email Samantha. The first fifty requests get a free ticket in!

November 05, 2015 by LISA JONES

It's Tradeshow Season

Visit us at the Jacob K. Javits convention center August 16-19 for the August installment of Ny Now. We're setting up in booth #4027 in Accent on Design, and premiering a limited run holiday line in addition to our 2015 collection. New or existing accounts are welcome to make an appointment with our sales director Samantha (but stopping by unannounced is a-ok too). Hope to see you there!

August 11, 2015 by LISA JONES

Summer Internship Opportunity

We're looking for a summer Business and Marketing intern!

Email inquiries and a resume to our sales manager Samantha.

The fun experiences that await you::
-Learn how to find/follow up on sales leads
-Learn how to provide sales support to new and existing wholesale customers
-Construct and execute a summer marketing agenda
-Develop content and perform targeted blog and social media research
-Learn how to prepare for wholesale trade hows and retail events

March 16, 2015 by LISA JONES
Tags: Jobs

Pigeon Toe Turns Six!

January 2015 marks our sixth anniversary, and to celebrate we're offering 25%* off our entire store. The sale will last through January 20th. 

We can't thank you enough for supporting Pigeon Toe. 2014 was a year of incredible growth for us, and we're so excited to venture onwards into 2015. 


Highlighted below are six of Lisa's favorite pieces. If you choose to purchase any of Lisa's picks throughout the duration of the sale you will receive a free thimble cup with your purchase! 

(Or as we like to say around the studio #pickthepick) 


*Sale does not apply to PTC+, custom orders, previous orders, shipping costs, or gift certificates. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Free thimble cup available while supplies last and will be a randomly chosen color.

January 15, 2015 by Brittany Chavez
Tags: News Sale

We're Hiring


We are a rapidly growing ceramic design and manufacturing studio located in North Portland, looking for a qualified and enthusiastic ceramicist to join our team.

A high attention to detail is a must - you must be able to consistently & quickly produce flawless multiples of our designs within a quarter inch of our parameters. Experience throwing with porcelain is required for this position, with a minimum of 4 years of consistent wheel throwing experience. Preference will be given to candidates pursing or holding a degree in ceramics. We need someone reliable & independently motivated, who can take constructive criticism in stride and clean up well after themselves. Please note this job is also very physical - you must be able to lift 50 lbs and spend the day working with you hands. 

Our production assistants are employees paid a fair percentage of the price of each piece made. This position is part-time, with flex hours. Perfect for a graduate student or someone looking to supplement their income, with the potential for the position to grow into full-time down the road. 

Please send a resume, cover letter, and work samples to No phone calls, please. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview with us and perform a partial-day production trial.

January 07, 2015 by Brittany Chavez
Tags: Jobs

We're Hiring


We are a small ceramic design and manufacturing studio located in North Portland looking for the perfect ceramic technician to join our team. This position requires a strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task and problem solve constructively, and an ability to perform duties in a proactive and independent manner. 2-3 years of direct experience working in a ceramic studio required; preference will be given to candidates with a ceramic degree and experience working with porcelain. This position is paid hourly (DOE) and is part time, 3-4 weekdays to start. You will be working in tandem with the production manager to keep wares efficiently moving through the studio at our quality standards. Reliable personal transportation required (mileage is reimbursed).

Please send a resume and cover letter to We are scheduling interviews the first week in January.



-Loading and unload electric kilns, logging product

-Electric kiln maintenance (changing elements, thermocouples, kiln washing shelves, vacumming)

-glazing bisque ware

-mixing glazes / glaze testing and development

-managing supply inventory

-mixing and recycling clay (experience with a pug mill and mixer preferred)

-weekly studio cleanup + laundry

December 22, 2014 by LISA JONES
Tags: Jobs

Introducing North of West


We are so excited to officially announce the opening of our new retail location, North of West. Opened in conjunction with Nell & Mary and Make It Good Apparel, North of West is a design-driven mercantile carrying over 40 brands. It is filled with products ranging from home-goods to jewelry. For a full list visit the North of West Website

So much thought went into choosing each and every one of the beautiful objects in this space, and we're thrilled to share them with you. If you're in the Portland area, we hope you come and take a look! 

North of West is located at 203 SW Ninth Avenue, Portland, OR 97205 and is open Monday-Saturday 11-7 and Sunday 12-6

December 04, 2014 by Brittany Chavez


This Holiday Season... 

Amidst all of the Holiday Sales, we hope you consider shopping small this season. We are happy to be a part of Makers Monday, a movement that celebrates American Makers and encourages thoughtful shopping. December 1st is Cyber Monday as well as Makers Monday and we are offering a 25% discount no discount code needed! Sale will be one-day only, so don't miss it! 


25% discount cannot be applied to the PTC+ collections and can't be combined with our $200+ free shipping offer. Does not apply to previous orders. 

December 01, 2014 by LISA JONES