Jordi Marcet i Rosa Vila-Abadal

  Jordi was born in Barcelona in 1949; he studied ceramics at the Massana School.
Rosa was born in Barcelona in 1950; she studied design at the Eina School.
From 1967 to 1969 they worked in Jordi Aguadé and Jordi Ancil's workshops.
In 1969 together with the ceramist Xavier Bulbena they founded the "L'Au Cal·ligràfica" workshop and they started working with stoneware and on the design of utilitarian and everyday pieces. In 1973 they founded the "Am Terrissaires" workshop with three ceramists: Xavier Bulbena, Mercè Planas and Jordi Soler, where they worked on shapes and techniques of popular Catalan ceramics.

A few years later, in 1977 they founded the current ceramics workshop "Quart Creixent" continuing working with stoneware and paying special attention to the design of utilitarian pieces.

Later, from 2000 to 2002, together with the ceramists Jordi Soler, Mercè Planas and Camil·la Perez, they created the "Bol" shop in Barcelona.

They have designed and produced special pieces for the Museum of Lleida's shop, the Museu Episcopal de Vic's shop, for "Interio" (Zutphen, The Netherlands), tableware accessories for Gourmet Paradis (Barcelona), a collection of Ikebana vases by Masakazu Kobayash (Kyoto, Japan), special tableware designed together with the ceramist Michico Kobayashi for Yamashita SA (Barcelona) and kitchen accessories for Pro Forma (Florence, Italy).

    

They collaborated with the Maison de la Catalogne shop (Paris) and with "Stagulum", a company specialized in craft and design.

They were members of the jury of the First Biennial of Ceramics in Vendrell (Tarragona).

They designed and made the awards for the Festival del Riu for video and cinema for NordProjectes.

They are Master Ceramic Craftsmen, a title awarded by the Government of Catalonia in recognition for their work in this field.

They have had solo exhibitions across Spain, Holland, Brazil etc and collective exhibitions in Taiwan, Japan, France, Holland, England, Austria, Korea, Venezuela, Sweden and Belgium.

They have works in museums and public collections such as the Grassi Museum of Leipzin (Germany), the Nakatomi Museum of Contemporary Fine Craft (Japan) and Handelsbankens Konstförening in Stockholm (Sweden).

They also have works in private collections in Holland, Austria, Belgium, France, North America, Switzerland, Brazil, England, Spain and Sweden.

 

Els preus van de 600 € a 20,000 €.