LONDON — Creating new sculptural objects from the forms of everyday, and often overlooked, ones, StolenForm specializes in recasting industrialized objects, transforming them into ceramic wares. Each product is individually handmade in slip-cast earthenware ceramic and finished in a variety of high gloss vibrant colors.
Each object is a repurposing of our urban landscape, the design company explains.
StolenForm captures the ubiquitous and foundational features of our cities that are so often overlooked: a brick, a manhole cover over a drain or a piece of piping are reclaimed and elevated to a new level of function and aesthetic value.
DesignMilk writes, the industrial-inspired ceramics are slightly quirky, definitely eye-catching and completely useful.
The collection includes brick vases, brick dishes, coasters that resemble manhole covers, salt and pepper shakers in pipe form, tin can mugs, vases shaped like chimney caps, and more.
The company was established in 2012, London and is directed by ceramicist Christian Marsden. His artist statement says Marsden has long been inspired by the urban environment; years spent journeying through London’s streets led him to notice afresh the ubiquitous and foundational features of the city that are so often overlooked: a brick, a manhole cover over a drain or a piece of piping could be reclaimed and elevated to a new level of function and aesthetic value. From these principles the concept for the brand was born.
Images courtesy StolenForm.
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