Fenêtre Duo Vase - Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec - Maison Matisse

Fenêtre Duo Vase

Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec

Fenêtre Duo Vase

The Fenêtre Duo vase is the result of Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec joining forces with Maison Matisse
and the designers' tribute to Henri Matisse's work.

The vase reimagines an open window looking out, a recurring theme in Matisse's work.

The Fenêtre Duo vase features a terracotta rim made in a long-standing French tile factory.
The three earthenware vases have been made entirely by hand in the same studio.
A series of enameling processes have created color graduations. Both vases are in sky blue shades.

To achieve the base tone in anodized aluminum, the designers worked in the factory to create blue shades and get as close as possible to the color of the sky. Like silver-based photos, metal plates were soaked in six different baths. The result is a delicate graduation of blues, like a watercolor.

The Fenêtre Duo vase is made entirely by hand in France and produced in a series of eight and four artist's proofs. Each piece is signed and numbered by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec and Maison Matisse.

Fenêtre Duo Vase

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Additional information

Designers: Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
Dimensions: Height: 49 cm (18.7 in.) | Width: 64 cm (18.5 in.) | Depth: 20,5 cm (8 in.)
Base: 4,8 kg
Background: 3,4 kg
Blue medium vase: 0,4 kg
Small blue vase: 0,3 kg
Materials: earthenware, terracotta, anodized aluminum
Techniques used: casting and anodization
Manufacture: handcrafted, in France

Fenêtre Duo Vase - Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec - Maison Matisse
Fenêtre Duo Vase - Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec - Maison Matisse

Why "Fenêtre" (window)?

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec say "this series of vases reimagines an open window looking out, a recurring theme in Matisse's work."

Fenêtre Duo Vase - Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec - Maison Matisse
Fenêtre Duo Vase - Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec - Maison Matisse
Fenêtre Duo Vase - Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec - Maison Matisse