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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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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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Ceramic Pipe
Amwoo's handmade, spherical bone china pipe makes exhaling a sophisticated and satisfying affair.
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Ceramic Subwoofer
In 2009 product designer Joey Roth wowed us with the debut of his beautiful Ceramic Speakers, made by hand with little more than porcelain, wood and cork. Now after three years of extensive prototyping and numerous other projects, Roth announces...
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Porcelain Hanging Planters
Farrah Sit’s planters hang from a vegetable-tanned leather straps with a solid brass screw. The smooth, bisque exterior is hand-sanded, while the interior is finished with a clear glaze.
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Aleksandra Pollner
In explaining how she came to collaborate with design shop Object on a collection of porcelain fortune cookies, Seattle-based designer Aleksandra Pollner points to three tenets: form, past experience and material. Certainly it's form that caught...
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Tranquil Tuesdays
In a cozy showroom nestled in the alleys of old Beijing, we met Charlene Wang of Tranquil Tuesdays upon her return from the spring harvest of white peony tea in Fujian province. Wang has combined her passion for tea and her background as a US State...
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Studio Visit: John O'Reilly
In advance of his first solo exhibition "I stand and look at them long and long" at RH Gallery, we stopped by John O'Reilly's Brooklyn studio to see what the young artist had on tap. The warehouse space is shared between four sculptural artists...
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Lilith Rockett
While most artists intend for their work to be enshrined in a gallery or home, studio potter Lilith Rockett wishes to interact with her pieces on a daily basis. In a recent interview with the ceramics artist, Rockett shares, "I would hope that interacting...
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Katherine Morling's Sculptural Ceramics
Working out of one of South London's hidden creative hubs, the mystical New Cross and Deptford, Katharine Morling creates whimsical and often outlandish sculpture from porcelain and ceramics. A world away from the often stuffy stigma of the form...
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Claire de Lavallée Ceramics
by Zeva Bellel Photos by Fabrice Fortin French ceramic artist Claire de Lavallée draws on her skills from her former life as a baker to works her clay into brightly-hued organic shapes. Surrounded by wall-to-wall cupboards, cutting...
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In Every Tree
by Richard Prime Working between the boundaries of art and design under the label In Every Tree, Swedish designers Maria Larsson and Maria Olevik focus on sculptural bone china objects, as well as light in its spatial context. The designers investigate...
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Maïa Hand-Painted Porcelain
by Zeva Bellel Porcelain artist Maïa designs and hand-paints every incarnation of her delicate china in her Paris atelier. Sourcing plates, vases and more from one of the last remaining artisanal factories in Limoges, France, MaÃ...
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Julia Chiang: My Rotten Apples
Drawn to things considered unworthy and unwanted, artist Julia Chiang's sculpture series My Rotten Apples embodies her unmistakable ability to transform the undesirable into covetable objects. This unique edition of 21, smaller-scale rotten apples...
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