Press: General

27. April 2016

Contemporary art from the manufactory Meissen® – Zhou Chunya works with Meissen® porcelain for the first time

Today, the manufactory Meissen and artist Zhou Chunya presented the results of their collaboration: unique works of art formed from Meissen Porcelain®. Zhou Chunya has been among the most well known and best-selling Chinese artists for several years now. He is currently a guest at our porcelain manufactory, where he creates murals, and directs the production of his world famous "Green Dog" figurines, formed from Meissen Porcelain®. Meissen painters working with him have been carefully decorating tea sets and vases with his wonderful flower motifs. Read more »

6. April 2016

U.S. Ambassador John B. Emerson Visits Manufactory Meissen

On April 6, U.S. Ambassador John B. Emerson visited the Porcelain Manufactory Meissen, together with his wife Kimberley Marteau, and Saxony Consul General Scott Riedmann.

As part of a tour led by General Manager Tillmann Blaschke, the visitors gained an insight into the processes taking place in each and every area of the manufactory: from historical treasures in the mould archives, to masterful porcelain painting and decorating. Read more »

17. February 2016

Positive balance of the Ambiente for MEISSEN®

After five days at the Ambiente in Frankfurt, the most important consumer goods fair in the world, MEISSEN® has come away with an all-round positive impression. “We were able to make a number of promising new contacts, both nationally and internationally, from all over the world. We were also able to successfully revisit previous connections”, commented Tillmann Blaschke, Managing Director of the Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen GmbH. “The fair was an excellent networking platform and a great opportunity to get direct feedback on the products”, he continued.
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12. February 2016

MEISSEN® at Ambiente 2016

MEISSEN® will be present again this year at the most important consumer goods fair in the world, AMBIENTE 2016 in Frankfurt. From 12 to 16 February, MEISSEN® will introduce creations that expand and enrich the range of products offered by the legendary manufactory – products that will delight clients and collectors. In addition to the current collection Limited Artworks, the company is presenting new decors in their tableware. MEISSEN® unites stylish contemporary elegance and the 300-year-old heritage of the first European porcelain manufactory, located in Saxony. In the field of porcelain jewellery, MEISSEN® will present new products that uniquely combine the craftsmanship and artistry in terms of design and painting.  
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8. December 2015

Still running until May 2016: “Forbidden Fruit: Chris Antemann at MEISSEN®” – touring exhibition in the USA

The American artist Chris Antemann and the MEISSEN® porcelain manufactory have been working in a creative and highly inspirational symbiosis with one another since 2011. Read more »

30. November 2015

Meissen Porcelain® now available in the Philippines

"Rustan's" largest luxury department store and MEISSEN®

As of today, Meissen Porcelain® is also available in the Philippines. The MEISSEN® store spans 70 square metres and is housed in the fourth floor of the leading luxury department store Rustan's in Makati City, the business and finance centre of Manila, the capital of the Philippines.  Read more »

5. November 2015

Harry Belafonte receives the HOPE Award made by MEISSEN® in Dresden

It was a touching moment as Harry Belafonte finally held the sculpture in his hands. His appearance at the Dresden Schauspielhaus on 31st October 2015 saw him receive countless standing ovations as he was honoured for his dedicated work against discrimination, war and oppression. Read more »

29. July 2015

"Saxon Statue of Liberty” with little sister

Successful porcelain sculpture now for sale

Almost one year ago MEISSEN® presented the currently largest freestanding porcelain sculpture in the world. Now the so called "Saxon Statue of Liberty - Saxonia" has a little sister. With its height of 68 cm it almost appears small compared to the 1,80 m original. Both sculptures can be seen at the HOUSE OF MEISSEN®. The small version of Saxonia can also be purchased. Read more »

14. July 2015

New Managing Director at MEISSEN® Italia

Jewellery business will be strengthened Read more »

16. May 2015

Grand Opening of the World’s Largest VILLA MEISSEN COUTURE® in Shanghai

The world’s largest VILLA MEISSEN COUTURE® opened in the Hengshanfang Buildings in Shanghai on 16 May 2015. The new VILLA MEISSEN COUTURE® Shanghai will offer Chinese customers the opportunity to purchase unique haute couture, exquisite accessories, jewellery, elegant furniture and works of art. 

MEISSEN COUTURE®’s CEO Dr. Tillmann Blaschke, the chairman of its supervisory board Prof. Kurt Biedenkopf, the Chinese artist Zhou Chunya, the German consul general Peter Rothen, the Italian consul and high-ranking representatives of the government of the city of Shanghai participated in the official opening ceremonies. The start of the new artCampus Shanghai programme was also announced at the ceremonies. The famous Chinese artist Zhou Chunya was chosen as the first cooperative partner for this programme. Read more »