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ELETTRA by Federica Biasi for Mingardo
Federica Biasi was one of the six protagonists of the Rising Talent exhibition focusing on emerging Italian designers. The ELETTRA vase for Mingardo exalts Italian craftsmanship with a feminine and elegant linear design made from copper and iron in a galvanic blue. The contrasts of colours highlights the juxtaposition of full and empty.
FUSCA by Constance Guisset for BOSA ceramiche
Constance Guisset’s FUSCA vase for BOSA is a voluptuous vase collection, with organic lines and glorious finishings which comes in several glossy colours ranging from gold to blueberry, smoke grey and copper. The evocative shape and the movement of the collar give free rein to the imagination, from the stage outfit of a diva to a lion’s mane or a calla lily flower.
ALLPA QUCHA PACHA by Jean Baptiste Fastrez for Moustache
ALLPA, QUCHA and PACHA are Inca goddesses. From here, French designer Jean Baptiste Fastrez for Moustache created a composite vase, or a ‘vase bouquet’, which comes in different colours allowing extravagant flower compositions. The distinctiveness of each vase comes from the way the smaller receptacles are repeated and fit onto the main central one.
THE UGLY DUCKLING series by for 101 Copenhagen
Ancient Greek pottery and submarines silhouettes inspired Nicolaj Friis Nøddesbo & Tommy Hyldahl to design a ceramic somber collection of vases and furniture for Danish brand 101 Copenhagen. Muted hues of black and slate grey designs highlight the simplicity of nature with its rawness.
LA T concrete teapots by FCK – Frédérick Gautier for Serax
FCK – Frédérick Gautier designed La T, a set of concrete teapots for Serax respecting their primitive imperfections paying homage to architecture and the materials that have enabled humanity to survive. “Concrete refers to the rough appearance of those materials invented by man and to the nostalgia of times spent in those interiors with which they are decked out.” Every teapot’s micro-architecture is based on elementary shapes: cylinders, trunks, cubes, cones and discs.