Born in HK, now living and working in the UK, Peter Ting is an established ceramic artist and tableware designer counting HM The Queen, HRH The Prince of Wales, Asprey, Thomas Goode, as clients. Peter Ting was awarded his QEST scholarship in 1997, he has since gone on to make a global contribution to the Craft industry. From 2009-2017, he was a 'Maker Trustee' of the Crafts Council and has held previous roles as Head of Homeware for Asprey and Creative Director for Legle Porcelain - spearheading its growth in Asia. He is currently a Trustee of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust. His creations are collected in numerous museums globally. His interest in Blanc de Chine led him to visit Dehua in 2004 and created the 'Buddha Hands' coffee cups and saucers, which are in the V&A collection, London, UK.
In 2017 he joined forces with writer Ying Jian to set up a studio and gallery based in Dehua. Ting-Ying is dedicated to highlighting both the traditional and contemporary while also developing an invited residency program where makers of today engage with ancient skills to define a new way of thinking through making.
In collaboration with with Zha Cai Duan, an accomplished flower maker in Dehua for over twenty years, he has created the Hua series [Hua translates as flower in Chinese]. In 2018 work from this series was acquired by both the V&A, London and Ulster Museum, Belfast.