richard hutten: camoufleur for krehky
richard hutten: camoufleur for krehky
jul 25, 2011

richard hutten: camoufleur for krehky

‘camoufleur’ vases by richard hutten for křehký image © designboom

designboom was in the czech republic to attend křehký mikulov, the first festival of art design in central europe. conceived and curated by křehký’s jana zilinski and jiří macek, the event sees the presentation of four new limited edition pieces which are part of the křehký stories collection. ‘camoufleur’ vases by dutch designer richard hutten is among these objects. his concept is a four-vase design, each piece fitting within the other to create a tiered object. the individual respective vessels feature six words each which run vertically around the opening of the vases. by turning the pieces, one can create sentences such as ‘I love you forever’ or funnier, weirder phrases such as ‘they play you outside’ or ‘horses kiss dark forever’. when the pieces stand alone, they reveal a hidden graphic pattern which hutten has designed based on the dazzle camouflage technique developed by artist norman wilkinson. the vases are produced by local czech ceramist daniel pirsc for křehký.

richard hutten: camoufleur for krehky taking the vessels out of one another reveals a hidden graphic pattern designed hutten based on the dazzle camouflage technique developed by norman wilkinson image © designboom

richard hutten: camoufleur for krehky the four individual vase components image © designboom

richard hutten: camoufleur for krehky image © designboom

richard hutten: camoufleur for krehky each vase features six words, which when one turns the vessels, can create funny and weird sentences  image © designboom

richard hutten: camoufleur for krehky czech ceramist daniel pirsc produces richard hutten’s ‘camoufleur’ vases for křehký see designboom’s visit to daniel pirsc’s studio here image © designboom

richard hutten: camoufleur for krehky image courtesy of křehký

richard hutten: camoufleur for krehky image courtesy of křehký

  • impressive, i love the idea of colors..minimalism really looks pleasing in the eyes.

    jonathan says:
  • Oops. I was ready to slate this based on the original minimalist and simple idea pictured. Luckily I looked farther. Separately, they’re actually really beautiful.

    Ricky says:
  • Real Cool Design, Thanks

    BEnt-Erik Munch, says:
  • simple yet playful, beautiful yet surprising.
    All I want in a design!

    BorisB says:

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