Making of Porcelain Table-art - "Landscape" by Patricia Urquiola
Rosenthal studio-line commissioned Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola to design a luxury dining concept of porcelain, glass, cutlery and accessories. As one of the trend-makers in porcelain design, Rosenthal since it's inception featured many famous artists like Andy Warhol, Walter Gropius, Raymond Loewy, Luigi Colani and Timo Sarpaneva. It seemed having well versed contemporary designer like Patricia Urquiola on board was a natural progression for Rosenthal.
Photographer Alessandro Paderni gives us first eye view of Patricia's "creative kitchen" for "Landscape" project which took 2 years to complete. Molds, forms and applied patterns let us glimpse at creation of "Landscape" from conceptual ideas to what to become a final work of art.
Design exudes Patricia's sensitivity to form capturing just a hint of oriental tradition and merging it with western table-culture.
Asymmetrical ornamental patterns lace over the edges adding soft dimension and reshaping surface lines. As a sign of "uber-class" craftsmanship, translucent quality of porcelain accentuates an expression of modern luxury at it's best.
"Landscape" by Patricia Urquiola is on display in Neues Museum für Kunst und Design, Nuremberg until February 16, 2014
Photography by Alessandro Paderni