In the Picture: Hella Jongerius PS Jonsvase


{image above from Yvestown}

You either love it or hate it when well-known designers start collaborating with giants like IKEA. Well Hella Jongerius was brave enough to accept the invitation and did a marvellous job combining design, craft and commercial manufacturing in a product.

Yes, I am talking about the PS Jonsvase that made its debut in 2005 and still is in production.   

I have some of the vases at home and I like the way the shape of the vase reminds me of classic vase from the Roman empire, but the decorations are I believe more Asian or African inspired.

So if you would like to have a designer piece in your home that is affordable I can stronlgy recommend one of the four Jonvases from your local IKEA.       ……MORE



Hella Jongerius graduated in 1993 for Eindhoven Design Academy soon after graduation she started her own design company called Jongeriuslab. Her work has been shown and displayed all over the world including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Gallerie KREO in Paris.

More about the amazing Hella Jongerius here at her lab!


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  1. Gretchen

    So many interesting posts. Thanks for sharing! Have to enjoy and read them all after vacation. Summer greetings to you all!

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