Cabbage, in its rough and flat form, could be used as a metaphor for Portugal’s rustic ways, which Bordallo Pinheiro had so many times caricatured. This was a clever way to honour it, placing it on the bourgeois’ tables, where other way it had not been invited.
This collection is the result of a collaboration between Bordallo Pinheiro and the Brazilian NGO Ecoarts Amazônia in the preservation of an environmental, cultural, social and scientific heritage crucial to mankind's future. Each piece was inspired from the very rich local flora and was only possible thanks to intense knowledge sharing with those who live their daily lives in this vibrant mosaic of ecosystems, traditions, colours, sounds and smells that is the Amazon rainforest.
Tomatoes are a perfect example on how the creative non-conformity and functionality do not exclude themselves: the artist created utilitarian pieces where nature, humour and joy are served at the table.
A world reference in fashion, Claudia Schiffer has allied her appreciation of the English countryside with butterflies in the style of Bordallo Pinheiro, creating pieces of great sensibility and elegance. Combining a personal vision with decorative naturalism, while pursuing the functional purpose, Claudia Schiffer has created a series of pieces that stand out for their artistic hand-painting, whose character tends more toward the abstract.
Continuing the development of the current range of vegetables, while maintaining the brand's historical identity, Artichoke presents entirely new utilitarian and decorative models. The DNA of Bordallo Pinheiro is present in meticulous attention to detail, both in the shaping of forms and texture, and in manual painting of the most faithfully naturalistic style. It coexists with the rustic white, in a versatile and contemporary set, allowing a very original mix and match.
The "cineraria" collection likely features intricate and detailed representations of various birds and natural elements. This include depictions of flowers, leaves, branches, and of course, different bird species.
A simple transversal collection in various colours that come together to create either a more traditional dinner set or a more dynamic and fun one. Besides the colours aqua green, lettuce green and grey, Fantasia now features a variety of warmer colours, asking to be used in the colder seasons of the year: oat, red, cocoa and olive green.
Contemporary, but maintaining the country trait of an original draw from Bordallo Pinheiro, Maria Flor is an ostentatious spring inspiration line, in the jug without a handle, manual painting and many techniques in each of the flowers.
The pumpkin, with its round shape, its colours and its unmistakeable texture could not escape Bordallo Pinheiro's inventive perception, who transformed it into practical bowls and tureens.
Inspired in the renascence blue tiles by Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro, Rua Nova combines tradition and modernity. With a variety of utilitarian pieces and table accessories in four colours, this collection makes a tribute to the blue tiles, which can be admire in so many Portuguese streets.
The cantaloupe is a perfect example on how the creative non-conformity and functionality do not exclude themselves. We continued the artist’s work, creating pieces where nature, humour and joy are served at the table.
As a continuation of the vegetable and fruit collection by Bordallo Pinheiro, there is this collection of juicy and colourful watermelons. The collection includes bowls, fruit bowls, cake plates and presentation plates, these pieces replicate the fruit through irregularities in the shapes, the texture of the fruit pulp, the details on the seeds and the bright colours and painting on the pieces.
"Tropical Fruits" collection from Bordallo Pinheiro would likely feature a variety of ceramics adorned with vibrant and exotic fruit designs. This could include fruits like Kiwi, bananas, avacado, papayas, coconuts, and more. The "Tropical Fruits" collection might showcase the textures, colors, and shapes of these fruits in a lifelike manner.
Vases & Boxes
Bordallo Pinheiro is renowned for its exquisite vases and boxes that beautifully fuse artistry and craftsmanship. These pieces bear the legacy of the Portuguese ceramics artist Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro, whose creative vision and innovation continue to inspire.
Between artistic freedom and the reproduction of the animal life, the use of the fish in this service’s pieces is the result of an inventive prodigy.
Figures in Motion
Small statues, with a bottom and a body linked by a wire, which once are touched, repeat a movement which brings them to life. These pieces soon became very popular, and in them Bordallo Pinheiro caricatured many popular characters, belonging to different social classes
Snowflakes are part of the Christmas scenario as well as the imagination of those associated with this time of year. This collection combines kindness with enthusiasm.