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Mădălina Teler

Mădălina Teler Ceramicist
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The allure of repetition

  • • Mădălina launched her studio, De Ceramică, in 2013
  • • She studied for a year at the Sorbonne University, Paris
  • • She loves making minimalist objects with line patterns

Mădălina Teler discovered the beauty of ceramics at a young age. She was ten years old when she first took art classes, and what at that time simply seemed like a fun activity later turned into a long-term commitment. She studied ceramics at high school and university, before enriching her artistic knowledge at the Sorbonne in Paris, where she spent a year. After returning to Romania, she took a master's in interior design and learned about the way people integrate ceramics into their living spaces. Mădălina loves decorative architectural elements and has a real passion for lines and the repetition process of drawing one line after another. The act of applying this pattern process to minimalist objects plays a therapeutic role for Mădălina.

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Little by Little large bowl

Made from porcelain, this bowl is part of Little by Little collection. Carefully hand decorated with turquoise underglaze ceramic pigment and coated with glossy transparent glaze, this piece is made using the slip casting technique. The ceramic materials used are non-toxic, food safe and dishwasher safe.

Height 5.5 cm
Diameter 21.5 cm

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Little by Little cups

These cups are part of the Little by Little collection. The main features of this collection are carefully drawn lines in vivid colours and elegant shapes. The underglaze pattern on these cups creates a strong contrast to the white porcelain. Each piece is made using the slip casting technique and coated in transparent ceramic glaze. The ceramic materials used are non-toxic, food safe and dishwasher safe.

Height 11.5 cm
Diameter 9 cm

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Cupola & Cupola

Cupola & Cupola is a group of two functional objects: a porcelain pedestal covered by a glass bell, and a tall porcelain jar with a lid.

Height 50 cm
Diameter 23 cm
Height 24 cm
Diameter 11 cm

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Duo cups

This pair of porcelain cups forms part of a collection that explores the combination of two ceramic materials, porcelain and stoneware. The pure white porcelain sits alongside the rough, yet warm coloured stoneware, making these cups quite an experience to touch and view.

Height 7.5 cm
Diameter 7.5 cm

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Sand cups

Sand is a collection of objects with a glossy glazed finish on the inside and a sandy appearance on the outside. This cup, like the other objects in this series, is double slip cast. The inside has a fine, smooth porcelain finish, while the outside has a rugged, matt appearance given by the stoneware.

Height 5.5 cm
Diameter 7.5 cm

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