Ceramic and Clay Decorative Vase
This elegant ceramic and clay decorative vase, hand-finished from clay and mud local to the Jiutepec region, is the result of a poignant transcultural dialogue between contemporary design and traditional manual processes. Handmade by Luis Vega, a notable contemporary Mexican designer.
D: 3.15x H: 5.91 inches
Beige and White
Ceramic and Clay
This beautiful ceramic and clay decorative vase is handmade by artisans for Luis Vega, a Mexican contemporary product designer. Made with a mix of clay and mud from Juitepec, Mexico, this piece is the result of a cross-cultural collaboration melding modern tastes with traditional techniques. With its elegant form and subtle color, this versatile piece is perfect for the modern home. It is part of Vega’s Juitepec Series, which features a range of delicately crafted containers.
The development of the Juitepec Series came about unexpectedly. Luis was tasked by a client to craft a vase from clay but found that the material he was using was unsuitable. This is due to its chipping easily and being permeable. His artisanal collaborators, on hearing about the issue, pointed Luis towards Juitepec. This region is famous for its clay, and the crafts that have developed around it. Finally, after various experiments, Luis developed the perfect combination of Juitepec clay and conventional stoneware. The outcome was a lead-free, stoneware-friendly, sturdy mix that was suitable for high-temperature firing. As a result, Vega made his client happy and set the ground for the Juitepec Series’ development.
Luis Vega is based in Mexico City and specializes in design research and creative direction. He addresses contemporary issues through his work and uses it as a means to form cross-cultural bonds. He loves to combine his design expertise with the traditional handcrafting knowledge of skilled artisans. Due to this, he creates spectacular pieces, like this ceramic and clay decorative vase, which provide a unique window into contemporary Mexican culture.
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