White Textured Vase

2021

  • Porcelain
  • H 26 x D 16 cm (H 10.2 x D 6.3 inches)
  • Edition of 150 plus 10 APs
  • Hand numbered and signed
  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • Foam lined protective case
€ 2.400 (incl. 21% VAT)
In Stock
Estimated Shipping Date: April 21, 2021

3D Printed Porcelain Vase

Spiralling together in the form of a vase is the latest outcome of Olivier van Herpt’s exploration into the future of digital manufacturing. The ancient raw material of porcelain has been sculpted by the industrial designer’s innovative 3D printing techniques to seamlessly weave the digital and physical worlds together.

The biscuit porcelain vase was based on a digital sketch by van Herpt and realised into a physical object using tools and machines he has crafted and developed over the years. The translation retains the nature of the material while overcoming typical limitations, including collapsing during printing and shrinking when fired in the high-temperature kiln. The additive printing process simultaneously generates the vase’s exterior and interior, resulting in an incredibly thin and intricate shell. Its mesmerising design flows as a singular and precise expression of its construction.

Since 2013, van Herpt has created various objects and projects to push the limits of 3D printing and redefine its visual language. Many have been showcased in exhibitions and museums, and the porcelain vase is his first large edition and entry into the world of mass production. Both an object of beauty and a marvel of engineering, it offers a glimpse into the uncharted possibilities of ceramic design and production.

Opening a red hot glowing kiln

Limited Editions

Limited Editions showcases the latest innovations coming out of the workshop of Olivier van Herpt. Each object is crafted using digital production tools and processes that the designer has been developing, and are aesthetic outcomes of his on-going experiments to manufacture new forms, surfaces and shapes in digital production.

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