When I decided to pursue designing for commercial applications, I started out with tabletop.
I'll explain more later about how I got into that, but for now I just wanted to show you a few samples that were made by Zrike a few years ago:
Can you see the bees on the strawberry vase?
You know that this one ended up being produced for Calyx Flowers:
I hope you can tell that these are not my photographs! They were sent from the factory.
And gravy boat!
I don't even like gravy, but, man I wanted this gravy boat!
Here is one of the handpainted designs for a pasta set:
And here is the sample set:
It's incredible how precisely they replicated my hand. (my style of painting)
Here's another example of my originals and the samples made from them:
Yep, ice cream bowls. And here is the set:
I wish the pictures were better. This is all I ever saw of them. I know, they're big for ice cream bowls- but I really like ice cream.
I was so disappointed that this one didn't get into production.I want one.