Hella Jongerius has become known for the special way she fuses industry and craft, high and low tech, tradition and the contemporary. After graduating Design Academy Eindhoven in 1993 she started her own design company, Jongeriuslab, through which she produces her own projects and projects for clients such as Maharam, Royal Tichelaar Makkum, Vitra and IKEA. Her work has been shown at museums and galleries such as the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, MoMA, the Design Museum, Galerie KREO and Moss gallery. Since 1998 she has been teaching at the Design Academy Eindhoven since. Her carpet 'Repeat' was awarded with the Rotterdam design prize in 2003.Handcrafted in the coca leaf-growing region of Peru, the Beads and Pieces Medium Ceramic Bowl is a beautifully sculpted work of art which features intricate beaded detail. A fragment of a four-piece ceramic collection designed by Hella Jongerius, the black body of this bowl embellished with delicate pink beading, is classic Jongerius. The unique beaded flap on the side of the bowl adds to the artful juxtaposition of elements. With the help of Aid to Artisans, a non-profit organization that provides practical assistance to artisans worldwide, Artecnica offers an alternative economic reality to the people of this dangerous and oppressed area. Beads & Pieces’ handcrafted and socially responsible origins are apparent in its design, and the ceramists’ workmanship is seen in the graceful curves of the black ceramic, a traditional Peruvian pottery technique. Some motifs from the indigenous Shipibo tribe are also incorporated into the beading which makes this piece a remarkable work of art.
|Beads and Pieces Medium Ceramic Bowl||6" H x 9.25" W x 9.25" D||Unavailable|
|Product Category:||Decorative Baskets, Bowls & Boxes|
|Style Options:||Decorative, Storage and Organization|
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Artecnica Beads and Pieces Medium Ceramic Bowl