ceramic

Núria Pié, ceramic poetess – Alta Phone

Núria Pié, ceramic poetess – Alta Phone

Núria Pié is a Spanish Artist. Or should we say a Catalan Artist to be precise. After a complete education in Arts, she dedicated herself to one of the most noble arts: Ceramic. As a magician, she creates amazing things from simple ideas. And when the idea becomes true in ceramic, the result is purely beautiful. In a world where electronics are everywhere and that every single object has now a WiFi connection on it, Ceramic objects are rare. While…

Jaquet Droz, coded luxury

Jaquet Droz, coded luxury

Jaquet Droz is one of the most confidential, yet brilliant Manufacture horlogère from Switzerland. With the launch of their 2011 Tourbillon, here are some clues to decode this prestigious House, part of the Swatch Group since 2001.   This year, the Swiss Timepieces industry shows a great growth. No “time for crisis”. Here some interesting key figures YTD October 2011. – 16,8 Billion CHF Export sales (already the level of 2010) – October 2011 = 1,87 billion CHF (which is…

Warren MacKenzie – Master of Craft Potter

Warren MacKenzie – Master of Craft Potter

Warren MacKenzie was born in February 1924 in Illinois. He studied with Bernhard Howell Leach (the father of british studio pottery) from 1949 to 1952. The artist got inspired by the asian fluid design and especially the Mingei style. Mingei means Popular art made by the people and this reflects marvelously all MacKenzie work.