Ceramic Inspirations from Atelier Polyhedre

September 06, 2016

Vessels of Creativity

Ceramic Inspirations from Atelier Polyhedre

Ceramicists Baptiste Ymonet and Vincent Jousseaume have been treading the fine line between art and design with great success since they founded Atelier Polyhedre in 2007.  The duo have developed a highly sophisticated style which combines abstract forms with clean, minimalistic lines to create objects with real sculptural presence.

This distinctive approach can be seen in their latest collection of ceramic objects, including the Volcapeli collection of pelican-inspired stoneware pitchers, the Orori earthenware table lamp and the OCOCOCOC modular wall shelf.

In addition to producing in multiples, Atelier Polyhedre also creates one-off pieces and large scale installations by commission.  It is perhaps in this area where we can experience the creative genius of the pair at their best, as creations such as the Communicating Vases (three connected vessels called Abyss, Waterfall and Shower) show.

Ceramic Inspirations from Atelier PolyhedreCeramic Inspirations from Atelier PolyhedreCeramic Inspirations from Atelier PolyhedreCeramic Inspirations from Atelier Polyhedre

Links

Atelier Polyhedre

Shop the Style

Sculptural Style

Product Inspiration

Sculptural furniture with strong shapes work wonderfully in minimalist spaces.  Try the Softer Than Steel bench and Element table from Desalto and the Fjord armchair from Moroso.

 
 

Make a graphic statement with the elegant wood veneer curls of the Swirl light from LZF.  For a touch of quirkiness go for the Lampscapes suspension light from Frederik Roije.  The Dancing pendant light from Menu has simple lines and a strong sculptural presence.

 
 

For ceramics lovers after something softer and poetic look no further than Sena Gu.  We love her Giant Cocatoo Jug, Cauliflower Container and Tree Vase.

 
 

Also in Do Blog

Trousdale Estates House by Jamie Bush + Co and Dennis Gibbens Architects

September 23, 2021

Trousdale Estates House by Jamie Bush + Co and Dennis Gibbens ArchitectsTrousdale Estates has been home to countless celebrities. Jamie Bush and Dennis Gibbens were commissioned to renovate one of the houses in the neighbourhood and took their inspirations from Hollywood glamour and mid-century style.

View full article →

The Art of Light by Lindsey Adelman

September 20, 2021

The Art of Light by Lindsey AdelmanAmerican designer Lindsey Adelman recently captivated the crowds at the Alcova exhibition in Milan with her Paradise collection of lights, a marriage of artisanal craftsmanship with industrial components.

View full article →

Villa B by Powerhouse Company and Liaigre

September 10, 2021

Villa B by Powerhouse Company and LiaigrePrestige and wealth often go hand in hand with ostentations displays, but true class is best conveyed with utmost discretion. A case in point is Villa B, designed by the architects at Powerhouse Company and interior designers at Liaigre.

View full article →

Customers outside the UK (including EU customers):

All our product prices include UK VAT of 20%, which you don't have to pay! The VAT will be deducted from our product prices at the Checkout. Please see our Terms & Conditions for more details.