The motifs are directly influenced by the latest trends in decoration and design. They capture the popular colors, material and patterns that are then applied to actual shapes. They can appear as a traditional composition that appeals to couples establishing their bridal registry, as well as pieces that are more functional, but make you want to have others. The collections often set the ambiance of the room in which they are found.
Rouge Empereur is the result of long hours of research and experimentation in the Manufacture Bernardaud workshops. It combines two exceptional know-how that animate the greatest ceramists since the dawn of time:high fired glazes to produce this «cracked» texture revealing here and there the whiteness of porcelain and this magnificent red blood color, probably one of the most difficult colors to master in ceramics.
Olivier Gagnère is one of the designers who has been working with Bernardaud for many years. In 1993, he created a unique cup whose singularity is to match all tables and uses. Since then, his creations punctuate the history of the manufacture - such as the goblet and the mug that he rehabilitates on the table. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of this iconic cup, Olivier Gagnère imagines a new decor:Delphos & Knossos. It comes in several colors and may be used for dessert, snack and other sweat moments.
The delicate design of this new collection combines various influences: the light effects of the rice paper Japanese screens, the art of origami folding, the braiding and caning of the furniture of the 50s, not to mention the 3D graphics offered by the new technologies. The result is an unprecedent subtle effect of a rigorously geometric pattern taken in twisted momentum. Engraved on the rim of the plates and on the outside of the various pieces of the collection, it is the light that reveals the alternation of matt and shining rendering.
This is the latest addition to the Ecume collection, which recreates the look of foam through subtle textural contrasts and skilled glazing work. The plate rim is decorated in gold with hollows engraved in white, producing a poetic, contemporary effect. The Ecume mordoré collection will give your dinner table an aura of modern elegance.
Vegetal Or decorated with golden leaves that seem to be brought to life by a subtle variation in the material. Feuille d'Or uses gold to perfectly recapture the lightly crumpled texture of an ancient technique: the art of gilding. Mix & match these pieces for infinite possibilities to dress a table that stunningly luxurious and yet decidedly contemporary.
Feuille d'Argent uses silver to perfectly recapture the lightly crumpled texture of an ancient technique: the art of silvering. Promenade illuminates the temperance of white with a dispersion of delicate platinum branches. Mix & match these pieces for infinite possibilities to dress a table that stunningly luxurious and yet decidedly contemporary.
‘‘During my stay in Brazil, photography quickly took an important place. I started to apply a method to my shots with a square frame, which gradually gave life to a body of images... My goal with Oscar was to report the multiple universes of this country. Thus, the graphic frames take up the rhythms of Oscar Niemeyer’s iconic contemporary architecture and the colors are those of the city. In the end, Oscar is a work of research between form, color and material to transcribe the vitality so characteristic of a country that fascinated me’’.
A young graduate from Ecole Camondo in Paris, Joy de L’Hermite recounts the sources of inspiration for this new collection which is a first collaboration with Bernardaud.
The In Bloom collection by Zemer Peled is the result of an encounter between a talented young artist and exceptional craftsmanship. During her residency at the Manufacture Bernardaud, Zemer Peled spent time observing and understanding the complexity of creating a porcelain piece. It is with great enthusiasm that she became interested in the know how of decoration, alongside an expert who has been working at Bernardaud for more than 30 years. She learned to perform a quick, precise gesture and to perfectly control the pressure of her brush to achieve the desired effect: a decor where you feel the gesture and texture.
Some cobalt blue watercolor poetically splashed here and there on these pieces from the Origine collection. To be associated with the original collection to create a white and indigo decor which will punctuate your table everyday whether in the city, in the countryside or by the sea.
A radiating, indigo blue tie-dye pattern emerges through a «woven fabric» texture, slightly opalescent and in relief. This decoration, which adorns the various pieces of the service, is easy to imagine in a seaside setting.
"The idea was to come up with a design that would draw on Aboriginal art and nature, two of my prime sources of inspiration while retaining a Parisian touch of elegance, along with a bit of rocker vibe!" Sarah Lavoine
19th Century illustrations of a Mumbai garden that no longer exists were used to create this pattern of flowers and foliage. The original composition of different serving pieces and the diversity of watercolors allow this collection to coordinate with modern decoration inspired by the 1960' or the Anglo-Saxon, more natural and classic.
The relief effect created upon the beige or black surface, was developed by our enamels workshops. The design brings a beautiful mineral sensuality and timeless quality to the collection while the matte appearance makes it irresistible to the touch.
Bernardaud presents this collection, based on research by its «grand feu» atelier. It features unusual textural contrasts and an array of colors, including deep crimson (Ecaille de Tortue), malachite green (Vert Marais), metallic (Mine de Plomb) and lichen-colored (Taupe).