• Portrait

    Beautifully off-beat: designer Clément Boutillon works deliberately slowly

    by Pia Seidel

  • Background information

    Can you guess which object was taken out of the trash and woven into this lampshade?

    by Pia Seidel

  • News + Trends

    Cup or jug? Why one designer loves ambiguity

    by Pia Seidel


The vase is an open container, often used to hold cut flowers. It can be made from a number of materials including ceramics and glass.