Goethe on a plate:
Life loves, loving enlivens.
Leben liebtlieben belebt Glück auf!Müssen und wollendenken und tunstreben und warten Life lovesloving enlivens Good luck!Obliged and willingthinking and performingstrive and waiting Harald Geisler’s handwritten black ink calligraphy on white Rosenthal porcelain.Poem by Goethe. Diameter 16.5cm, every piece is handmade, open edition.
They don’t care that you’re a vegetarian. Delicate white plate with handwritten blue calligraphy and triple gold trim on bavarian porcelain.
The plate is plain white, with two gold bands and a gold rim. Simple and delicate. I’m a typographer, and the plate is part of ongoing research about how writing and images are used on tableware. It started when I continuously had to look at the IKEA logo on the cheap glasses in my studio…