Stephanie DeArmond received her MFA in ceramics from the University of Colorado–Boulder in 2006. DeArmond investigates language in her process, drawing inspiration from colloquialism and conversation, juxtaposing phrases and forms from different eras into stylized compositions of typography and illustration. She uses traditional handbuilding techniques to make her forms. Drawing influence from her time in the Netherlands, DeArmond pulls inspiration from historical Delftware and vintage letterforms. Currently, DeArmond teaches ceramics at the University of Minnesota. Her work has been featured in various national publications such as T: New York Times Style Magazine and ReadyMade.