GRASSO VASES

GRASSO VASES

Dsigned By STEPHEN BURKS

The Grasso vases come in different finishes. The basic versions are either all in white or black with the handle painted in gold.

There are also hand painted versions in copper, platinum and gold in the form of spots or small stripes, which give a parallel ethnic and luxurious touch.

INFORMATION

COLLECTION

Stephen Burks is probably the most internationally projected American designer at present. He’s known for his artisanal approach in the production of many of his designs and for his ethnic character, which fit in perfectly with editors like BD. The Grasso Collection is made up of a series of vases, an armchair, footstool and stool. Additions will be made to this collection shortly.

MATERIAL

– White or black enamelled ceramic

FINISHES

hand-painted decorations in gold, platinum and copper.

DIMENSION

– Single: Ø27 x h.30 cm
– Double: Ø27 x h.53 cm

DESIGNER

STEPHEN BURKS

Stephen Burks (Chicago, 1969) is both a traveler and a designer.

For over a decade he has dedicated his work to building a bridge between authentic craft traditions, industrial manufacturing, and contemporary design.

Since 2005, Burks has consulted with nonprofits including Aid to Artisans, the Clinton Global Initiative, Design Network Africa, Artesanias de Colombia and the Nature Conservancy, uniting the artisan, the designer, and global brands in a triangle of immersive development.

With his New York–based studio, Stephen Burks Man Made, Burks has produced innovative products, furniture, lighting, and exhibitions for a range of international clients including B&B Italia, Boffi, Cappellini, Dedar, Dedon, Harry Winston, Missoni, Moroso, Parachilna, Roche Bobois and Swarovski.

Burks has exhibited at the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Museum of Arts and Design, as well as receiving numerous accolades including the Illinois Institute of Technology Alumni Professional Achievement Award, the Brooklyn Museum Young Modernist Award, the Architektur & Wohnen Audi Mentor Prize and the 2008 United States Artists Architecture & Design Target Fellowship Grant.

Stephen Burks is the 2015 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award winner in Product Design.

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