When establishing a business gaining experience and getting sound advice are prerequisites. That’s exactly what American born Ian Morrison did before setting up Knighton Mill Pottery in Wiltshire, UK. In 2014 Ian spent 12 months of long days making tableware for the Leach Pottery, founded in 1920 by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada in St. Ives, Cornwall. Despite this gruelling schedule, he made his own work out of hours and devised a business plan aided by the company director. “She showed me their books and their plans going forward as well as how things make sense ﬁnancially. This was a huge help for planning Knighton Mill Pottery.