This collection of decorative wall plates breathes second life into second hand crockery. By combining my art, design and styling background with my fascination of flea-market finds, I create plates that are, quite literally, in your face.
Items normally found on the dining room table become storytellers, at home on the walls of your house. These thrift-store rescues speak to the numerous hands they have passed through, the volumes of conversations had around the tables they were once set on. The porcelain and glass vessels carry these stories with them, from one generation to the next. Each plate is the face of a misfit - incomplete sets of glasses, a single teaspoon, the piles of saucers that lost their cup partners decades ago.
Through the Contemplate series, these once valued family heirlooms that were lovingly passed down family lines, only to eventually be left behind on racks of second hand stores, are given a new voice to tell their side of the story.
The E-number collection is available at the Museumrijswijk shop as part of the Food for Thought exhibition or enquire via the order form to check availability.
All I Want for Christmas is the Perfect Dinner Party collection
Oh, that night, she was the cream of the crop
And just like that, he found himself in a pickle
He spilled the beans, long before they even sat down
There was no doubt about it, she was the apple of his eye
She finished her story, he was left with an egg on his face
Her comment left everyone with much food for thought
And, in that very moment, she knew he was sugar coating everything
He was a tough nut to crack
Those two were like two peas in a pod
€140- (set price)
He kept as cool as a cucumber during that
Of course he knew there were bigger fish to fry
Well, she took it with a grain of salt
Her seating arrangement sure spiced things up
She was all buttered up
Her compliments had him like butter in her hands