About Us

Atelier Dion is a small scale, custom ceramic design and production studio, owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Jay and Rie Dion. 

Since 2011, they have been working with artists, designers, and small business owners to design and fabricate handmade ceramic pieces in Oakland, California.  

Jay and Rie met in Graduate school at California College of the Arts and began working collaboratively thereafter in what would become ATELIER DION.

Why Ceramic Mugs?

Our Products

Coral Mug 10 Oz

Coral Mug 10 Oz

Light Blue Mug 10 Oz

Light Blue Mug 10 Oz

Yellow Terrace Bowls

Yellow Terrace Bowls

Dark Grey Terrace Bowls

Dark Grey Terrace Bowls

Light Grey Terrace Bowls

Light Grey Terrace Bowls

White Terrace Bowls

White Terrace Bowls

Reviews

Love These Mugs

I have one of these mugs and it’s my absolute favorite mug. So scared I’m going to break it!
Chrissy Zeigler

Super Loved


I have my CG John Martin AD mug from a million years ago! Oh, and so many more of your’s. All super loved.
Tara Tuckerart

Durable Favorites

We bought two before you moved south and they are still our favorites!!! Will they ever make a comeback?
Alex Felli

FAQs

Our Blog

You can drink coffee in ceramic coffee mugs without worrying about it impacting your health. Ceramic coffee mugs are completely safe to use and do not leak any chemicals into your drinks.

Ceramic mugs are usually as heavy as glass mugs because ceramic mugs need to be thick to keep the drink in the mug. However ceramic mugs are cheaper than glass mugs and are better in terms of longevity, insulation and are resistant to changes in temperature.

Ceramic Mugs are made of natural substances and are therefore biodegradable.

Most ceramic mugs including Aterlierdion’s are microwave safe. The ceramic mugs that cannot be used in the microwave are ceramic mugs that are glazed. A few glazed ceramic mugs contain lead or other heavy metals that can are toxic. These toxic metals can leak into the drink while being heated in the microwave.

Most ceramic mugs are dishwasher safe. Ceramic mugs that cannot be used in the dishwasher are usually mugs that are unglazed. Unglazed ceramics are porous and absorb liquid which can cause them to break in dishwashers.