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David Bowie Portrait Plate
LA-based artist Angela Rossi turns antiquated porcelain plates and other formal dining wares and turns them into modern works of art through clever mixed-media portraits. Our favorite features David Bowie, but music fans can choose from Prince, Janis...
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Zen and Pepper
Calling to mind the yin and yang symbol, as well as a stacked pebble meditation marker, Scott Henderson's porcelain Zen + Pepper set brings a bit of serenity into the kitchen. Channeling soft river stone shapes and employing a functional, nestled design...
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Blush and Gold Pyramid Dog Bowl
Treat your pooch (or cat) like the king or queen s/he is with this striking stoneware bowl. With gold pyramid embellishments (that resemble the classic studded pet collars), these handmade and hand-glazed vessels are entirely unique to each owner...
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Must-Touch Porcelain Tableware by Piaule
Piaule launched with an ambitious idea: release thoughtfully considered homewares, one at a time—and make them so well that there's no need to offer a selection of "choices." The online brand has already perfected the ultra-lightweight, quick-drying...
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OTHR Design Studio
There are three pillars to the products released by OTHR design studio: they must be useful, they have to fit the right aesthetic, and they need to be unique. Combining these guidelines with an inventory-free model, as they 3D print homewares on demand...
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Bump Mug
Handmade just outside of Portland by The Pursuits of Happiness, the lumpy but lovely "Bump Mug" features porcelain protrusions that are painted with 22k gold, so it's a little bit fancy too. Crafted from white porcelain and glazed to a shiny delight...
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Mint Watering Pot
Handcrafted from porcelain, Dutch designer Elke van den Berg's mint-green watering pot is not just beautiful to look at, but is also ultimately functional. Dishwasher-safe, with a glistening inner-glaze that contrasts its matte outside, the pot features...
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Studio Visit: Adam Silverman
Visiting ceramicist Adam Silverman's studio, we spy the artist surveying the vastness of his new space in Glendale, California. A large ceramic egg-shaped piece—glazed with a white crackled surface akin to barnacles—sits next to a smaller one the color...
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Studio Visit: Sculptor Nino Sarabutra
During our recent trip to Thailand and Tokyo by way of All Nippon Airways (ANA) we had the opportunity to survey the rich local art scene in Bangkok. There, we were lucky enough to meet with local Thai artist Nino Sarabutra. Working largely with...
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Studio Visit: Milan Pekař
Czech designer Milan Pekař has created beautiful objects for many years, working with a humorist style, designing porcelain ship-shaped lamps and vases that look like mini factories. Three years ago, he became an assistant of the porcelain studio...
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Sucabaruca Coffee Set
Designed by Luca Nichetto in collaboration with Lera Moiseeva, Sucabaruca is a ceramic pour-over coffee set created for Canadian design shop Mjölk. The series of conical shapes includes a hand-engraved pot (or decanter) at the base, a large cone as...
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Exclusive Cindy Sherman "Film Stills" Tray
Cindy Sherman is decidedly one of the greatest American photographers, with her repertoire including some of the most expensive photographs ever sold. So it is no surprise that the Sundance Institute, with its mission to support great achievements...
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Global Service Plate (Set of 14)
Designed by RCA grad and UK artist Barnaby Barford as part of Nymphenburg's porcelain collection, the set of 14 Global Service Plates combine to produce a map of the world. Each set is handcrafted by the master artisans at Nymphenburg, the Munich-based...
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Peacock Feather Memento Mori
Across myriad religions and ancient myths, the peacock feather has always carried a positive symbolic meaning, especially that of renewal. Porcelain manufactory of the Bavarian crown, Nymphenburg, has incorporated the avian emblem into their works...
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Jug
Japanese ceramicist and RCA grad Ikuko Iwamoto takes a Buddhist approach to her medium, and her flexible thinking leads to pieces that are both sculptural and functional. These meticulously hand-dotted, slip-cast porcelain jugs—designed for “a bizarre...
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Caicifang: A New Life for Ancient Porcelain
Since the beginning of last century, when the Qing dynasty was in its final years, China had a tradition of recovering old fragments of precious ceramic. In 1902, in the bustling commercial area south of Beijing's Forbidden City, several workshops...
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Perpetual Calendar
Counting the days until your next well-deserved vacation is decidedly more fun with Fruitsuper Design's Perpetual Calendar. The handcrafted solid maple structure is accented by porcelain time-keeping beads which indicate the month, day and date. Form...
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2 Plate Multidish
Maxime Ansiau has squashed the conventions of traditional Delftware in the most graceful way. Her Multidish available at Seletti depicts classic Dutch scenery like countryscapes dotted with windmills on plates linked together in rows of two or more...
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Xue Geng's Stop-Motion Film "Mr. Sea"
From the masters of Jingdezhen to contemporary artists, porcelain is intrinsic to China's history. It can be the sublime expression of beauty that gets condensed in a daily life object, but it can also tell a whole story: strength, toughness, purity...
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Studio Visit: Xie Dong, Beijing
After much exploration and experimentation, Beijing-based porcelain artist Xie Dong finally settled on bone china as her medium of choice, and did so because of the folds it can create. A tradition that originates from 18th Century Britain, bone...
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immerLit
The natural ceramic elements within porcelain clay inspire the organic designs that make immerLit unique. Almost flowering downward from the base of each hanging fixture, these handmade and customizable lights are art pieces, as well as functional...
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Sendan Tokusa Bowl
The traditional design technique, Tokusa, evolved during Japan's Edo period, which consisted of a century and a half of economic growth, environmental protection, and intellectual, cultural and artistic development in the country. Comprised of blue...
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Verner Panton Egg Cups
This multi-colored set of four egg cups are a modern culinary classic, taking inspiration from Verner Panton’s first and most famous textile design, the award-winning, 1960 series called Geometry 1.
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Disc String Lights
Brighten up the outdoors with Pigeon Toe's set of glazed porcelain string lights. Each strand is made to order, and you can choose from up to 16 colors for the interior of the discs. These are the ultimate gift for the patio party professional...
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Porcelain Vessel
Wheel thrown and hand finished, Studio Joo's small porcelain bowl is a beautiful little statement piece. Left mostly unglazed and uneven in the vein of wabi sabi tradition, the vessel would do well as a serving dish, coin collector or even an unconventional...
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