Designed Breakability

Porcelain and ceramics redirect attention to fragile beauty
Implications - Designers are increasingly applying porcelain and its theme to their creations, indicating a new aesthetic direction that underlines elegance, soft beauty, fragility--even "breakability." This shift towards delicacy in design may be particularly appealing to consumers who find bold, bright colors or rough and tough aesthetics -- often found in today's fashion and art industries -- to be too abrasive or overwhelming.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 119,384 Total Clicks Feb 10 - Oct 10
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Whimsical Porcelain - Jaime Hayon's the ‘Fantasy Collection' is Dreamy
SCORE: 6.1
Hot 31,735 Clicks Pub: Feb 17, 10
Whimsical Porcelain
Jaime Hayon's the ‘Fantasy Collection' is Dreamy
Jaime Hayon’s ‘Fantasy Collection’ of porcelain, clown-like aliens combines the artistic quality of the Spanish porcelain brand of Lladro and those bright, playful and detailed characteristics that… [More]
Ceramic Clothing - Actual Porcelain Shirt by Li Xiaofeng Created for Lacoste (UPDATE)
SCORE: 6
Hot 25,121 Clicks Pub: Sep 2, 10
Ceramic Clothing
Actual Porcelain Shirt by Li Xiaofeng Created for Lacoste (UPDATE)
In June, Trend Hunter's Robin Currie told you about the Lacoste porcelain polo shirt by Li Xiaofeng. But here's the rest of the story: In addition to the pattern designed by world-class artist Li Xiaofeng,… [More]
Anti-Tan Photography - 'Porcelain' by Polina Vinogradova Showcases Pale Skin & All-White Fashion
SCORE: 5.6
Hot 21,319 Clicks Pub: Apr 16, 10
Anti-Tan Photography
'Porcelain' by Polina Vinogradova Showcases Pale Skin & All-White Fashion
Not everyone has the ability or desire to tan, and 'Porcelain' by Polina Vinogradova recognizes this fact with a shoot that showcases flawless ivory skin and neutral fashions. In this pictorial, Polina… [More]
Porcelain Doll Advertorials - The Intensly Opulent Daphne Guinness NARS Campaign
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 20,334 Clicks Pub: Jul 3, 10
Porcelain Doll Advertorials
The Intensly Opulent Daphne Guinness NARS Campaign
The Daphne Guinness NARS campaign features the socialite and heiress as the model for François Nars’ latest makeup campaign. The whole shebang is part of a bid to promote the highly glamorous purple… [More]
Porcelain Pendants - Nymphenburg Glazed Essentials II by Patrik Muff has Arrived
SCORE: 4.3
Mild 12,919 Clicks Pub: Sep 2, 10
Porcelain Pendants
Nymphenburg Glazed Essentials II by Patrik Muff has Arrived
The first Nymphenburg Glazed Essentials porcelain jewelry line was successful and now Patrik Muff has created the Nymphenburg Glazed Essentials II. The designs in the Nymphenburg Glazed Essentials II… [More]
Gooey Porcelain Dishes - Marjan van Aubel's Foam China Frothily Steals the Tuttobene Show
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 7,956 Clicks Pub: Apr 7, 10
Gooey Porcelain Dishes
Marjan van Aubel's Foam China Frothily Steals the Tuttobene Show
Marjan van Aubel's Foam China must be more art pieces than practical porcelain dishes. I mean, would you actually use them? First off, their gooey exteriors don't make for an appetizing meal. Secondly,… [More]