Chea Yuthea is one of the very few highly skilled artisans who is tremendously respected for his works over 4 decades in Khmer Nielloware.
Some of his highly favored works comprise of bronze and brass Khmer cremation urns, decorative bowls, and vases. The majority of his engravings are inspired by the Ramayana, Angkor era floral patterns and tales of warriors. Each piece may take up to 6 months to complete.
Currently, he is working from a small workshop with assistance from his adult son.
SIND STUDIO by Nadya & Dima
SIND STUDIO is a modern design studio that produces imaginative, practical items made of ceramics and porcelain, infused with a sense of playfulness and deep significance. Founders Dima and Nadya Gurevich operate their studio in Tel Aviv, Israel. Their designs are based on the fusion of practical design with conceptual artistic expression in everyday objects, which is their fundamental concept and source of inspiration.
Adriana Zárate was born in Monterrey, Mexico. She majored in Visual Arts in the Universidad Autónoma of Nuevo Leon. She continued post-grad studies in the School of Art and Design at Montgomery College in Washington DC. Adriana has received several awards, distinguished national mentions, and won Biennales; her artworks are part of the state´s collection.She has been recognized for her art exhibitions all around Mexico and in several cities in the USA. She now works as a freelance artist and still collaborates with private and government institutions.
Designs by Rita Kettaneh: When Meaning & Beauty Meet
Rita Kettaneh designs furniture that is unique, playful and meaningful. She seeks to make the experience of owning furniture an inspiring one where pieces evoke an emotion within their users and tell a story that is personal to each one of them.With a background that spans entrepreneurship, marketing, design and engineering, she brings in a multitude of perspectives into her products. Rita was granted multiple A' Design Awards for her designs and has participated in exhibitions in Como, Beirut, Dubai, and Berlin.