Don’t believe what your eyes see.  These baby vests aren’t from a newborn brand ad campaign, they are part of “Fourteen”, a series of ceramic objects decorated with war imagery by Catherine Russell

The body of work is inspired by the plight of children and young people who have been caught up in war and conflict around the world – the vests represent the contrast between the innocence of childhood and the machinery of war; they are designed to underline the fact that everyone killed or injured in conflict is or was someone’s baby.

Each baby vest has a different repeat pattern of an image associated with military conflict, such as guns, tanks, hand grenades, bombs and fighter jets. The 14 objects have been made to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War in 1914.