Wandering through Amsterdam I encountered my MaMa vase, created some years ago, lost in a tourist shop’s window display. By the end of the 20th century, public interest in industrial art had dropped.
Their perseverance brought Royal Tichelaar to the vanguard of ceramic design. All over the world the importance of the handmade, individually crafted product is being recognized, in the shape of design or kitsch. But what has my vase done to deserve this?..