Posts tagged "porcelain"
Shrinking jug by Dave Hakkens

Shrinking jug by Dave Hakkens

For me the coolest feature of porcelain is that it shrinks when you bake it. So when I heard this, I just had to see how far I could go, says Dave Hakkens about the Shrinking jug project. I made a huge jug from all kinds of materials to see the shrinking process on different textures. From this...
Porcelain characters, made to dislike

Porcelain characters, made to dislike

Remedios Vincent is presenting a series of FEEAS, porcelain characters, made to dislike. They have been created from broken pieces of porcelain, bought in antique markets and recomposed, not in the most correct way, but in the funniest and most macabre way that occurred to him. I try to preserve the antique patina that they...
Orla wall lamp by Rikke Hagen

Orla wall lamp by Rikke Hagen

Orla is a wall lamp by Rikke Hagen made of porcelain and elm. The light source is LED. The idea came from an old lamp my grandfather had in his carpentry workshop over the workbench. It was nothing more than a few roughly cut sticks with a shaded light bulb hanging from the end of...
Djim Berger, the alchemist of porcelain

Djim Berger, the alchemist of porcelain

For its opening, BSL gallery will present never-before-shown pieces by Djim Berger, the alchimist of porcelain. Djim Berger‘s ‘Lightweight Porcelain’ collection literally reinvents an age-old material to propose a version that is tough and light. To achieve this he uses a mix of 1/3 clay and 2/3 polystyrene pearls: an exploit in technique that even old hands...