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Raili Keiv

Raili Keiv Porcelain maker
Contact
Estonian, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+372 56488466
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Tableware with a twist

  • • Raili creates experimental tableware
  • • She fuses ceramics with other materials
  • • She collaborates with artisans and designers

From the moment Raili Keiv was introduced to porcelain, there was no looking back. Now she collaborates, experiments and explores how to create the perfect ceramic objects with a twist. Like miniature pieces of architecture for your table, her artworks last for decades and have a green footprint. She has mastered the art of mixing different materials with ceramics, such as wood. This is reflected in her recent series called Porcelain Meets Wood, which is inspired by Estonian forests. Her artworks have machine made precision but are actually entirely handmade from her studio. She is an artisan who loves to design, but would never stop working with her hands!

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Works

  • © Epp Kubu
  • © Epp Kubu
  • © Epp Kubu
  • © Katrin Press
  • © Katrin Press
Photo: © Epp Kubu
Porcelain Meets Stone

This stoneware tea set was wheel thrown. It was created as a dialogue between stone and the fragility of porcelain.

Width 30.5 ml
Height 8.5 cm
Height 10 cm

Raili Keiv Porcelain maker
Photo: © Epp Kubu
Porcelain Meets Concrete

Concrete, usually associated with large-scale architectural objects, was used here as a part of the coffee set and to create a contrast with the fine porcelain finish.

Height 18 ml
Diameter 10.5 cm
Diameter 4.5 cm

Raili Keiv Porcelain maker
Photo: © Epp Kubu
Porcelain Meets Wood

Raili created this tableware set as a tribute to her native land, Estonia, where half of the territory is covered by forests. Through juxtaposition of the two materials, warm wood and cold porcelain, Raili explores the relationship between textures and colours and confuses the viewer.

Width 31 ml
Height 17 cm
Height 12 cm

Raili Keiv Porcelain maker
Photo: © Katrin Press
Porcelain Meets Forest

Raili created this tableware set as a tribute to her native land, Estonia, where half of the territory is covered by forests. Through juxtaposition of the two materials, warm wood and cold porcelain, Raili explores the relationship between textures and colours and confuses the viewer.

Height 17 cm
Height 12 cm
Height 7 cm

Raili Keiv Porcelain maker
Photo: © Katrin Press
Porcelain Meets Wood

Raili created this tableware set as a tribute to her native land, Estonia, where half of the territory is covered by forests. Through juxtaposition of the two materials, warm wood and cold porcelain, Raili explores the relationship between textures and colours and confuses the viewer.

Height 6.5 cm
Height 8 cm

Raili Keiv Porcelain maker

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