Eva Zeisel, a ceramic artist whose elegant, eccentric designs for dinnerware in the 1940s and ’50s helped to revolutionize the way Americans set their tables, died on Friday in New City, N.Y. She was 105.
Ms. Zeisel (pronounced ZY-sel), along with designers like Mary and Russel Wright and Charles and Ray Eames, brought the clean, casual shapes of modernist design into middle-class American homes with furnishings that encouraged a postwar desire for fresh, less formal styles of living.
Over the three decades since graduating, Paul Young has been developing his own distinctive style, fuelled by English and European folkloric traditions. Simultaneously, he has built up an impressive collecton of ceramics spanning 4,000 years. “Eating everything and spitting out the pips” is how he describes his journey of discovery.
Bryony Burn’s distinctive ceramics are available in a wide selection of sizes, shapes and colourways.
A unique collection can be created as all pieces complement each other and also make an individual impact.
Geraldine de Beco (b. 1974) is a young French designer with an atypical background: she is a graduate of ENSCI (The National School of Industrial Creation) and Sciences Po. Here she signs her first collection with Bernardaud. Beco is interested in the witness of bygone times and tales that she unites with modern technical innovations.
Irish artist Brendan Lee Tang makes a bold mix of Asian ceramic culture, western pop icons, blinding colors, manga aesthetics, kitsch references and, with a huge amount of craziness and creativity. Brendan Tang was born in Dublin, Ireland, of Trinidadian parents and is a naturalized citizen of Canada.
Ceramic artist Michele Anthony brought us into this world with the help of her imagination making us in all shapes and sizes: swimming, singing, dancing, acting and just enjoying ourselves! Michele Anthony has been passionate about ceramics from a very early age and has been influenced by some of the great traditional baroque artists like Rubens, and by modern artists like Botero, with their original portrayal of voluptuous women.