Goethe on a plate:
Life loves, loving enlivens.

Leben liebt
lieben belebt

Glück auf!
Müssen und wollen
denken und tun
streben und warten

Life loves
loving enlivens

Good luck!
Obliged and willing
thinking and performing
strive 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.<br>


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    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 an ongoing research I’m doing about how writing and images are used on tableware. It started when i continuously had to look at the ikea logo at the the cheap glasses in my studio after finishing a drink. Then i realized that there is on almost everything a logo, typography, images that subtle but constant deliver information.

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