An audacious designer meets a centuries-old craft

An audacious designer meets a centuries-old craft

By Doloresz Katanich

What happens when a renowned, audacious designer and the master artisan of a centuries-old craft team up?

Living it visited a traditional workshop in Delft, the birthplace of the renowned Delft blue pottery in the Netherlands, and a modern design studio in Amsterdam to see how the master painter of Heinen Delfts Blauw Wilma Plaisier and the well-known product designer Marcel Wanders juxtaposed the time-honoured craft with daring contemporary design elements.

Click on the video above to see how they conceived a unique artwork, one of the original pieces that will be displayed at the Homo Faber exhibition, a major event held in Venice in September, dedicated to European craftsmanship.

Journalist • Doloresz Katanich