Press: General

14. June 2017

MEISSEN® with new design expertise

Otto Drögsler and Jörg Ehrlich working for Europe’s oldest Porcelain Manufactory

Germany’s oldest porcelain works, the Meissen Manufactory, has contracted experienced designer duo Otto Drögsler and Jörg Ehrlich to creatively manage, as well as to flesh out and implement, the corporate strategy recently adopted. In continuing the process begun last year of re-instituting design and authorship expertise at the company, the Manufactory is thus returning to a policy of in-house product development, albeit in a new form. Read more »

16. May 2017

MEISSEN® presents exclusive collection in Taiwan

Not one but two MEISSEN® porcelain painters set out their handicraft skills

There was a very special surprise in store for Taiwan’s large community of Meissen porcelain fans this year. In keeping with the annual tradition whereby, each May, a master-painter from the Meissen Manufactory sets out their handicraft skills in Taiwan, this year it was again the turn of Michael Andreas. This experienced porcelain painter, who is held in high esteem in Taiwan, came and showed what he is capable of, accompanied for the first time by his wife Bärbel Andreas, likewise a porcelain painter with no end of experience. Read more »

10. February 2017

MEISSEN® at AMBIENTE 2017: Manufactory presents new tableware service with richly varied patterns

Meissen is showing off new tableware for modern dining at this year’s Ambiente. The Meissen Manufactory is presenting its timeless, clean-lined Shape N° 41 at the Frankfurt fair as a gleaming white porcelain stage for four new patterns: Royal Blossom, Noble Blue, Swords and Stripes. They have been inspired by 300 and more years of Meissen history. Read more »

22. September 2016

Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit at the Museum of Arts and Design New York

Starting today „Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit” can be seen at the Museum of Arts and Design New York until February 5, 2017. Read more »

19. September 2016

"Tradition and Innovation" - MEISSEN® Touring Exhibition in Japan

It was anticipated with excitement, and opened with great enthusiasm: a unique exhibition featuring works of MEISSEN PORCELAIN® exclusively for Takashimaya stores in Japan. The opening exhibition took place in Kyoto and was available to attend in Yokohama and Tokyo throughout September, as well as an exhibition in Osaka which concludes in March 2017. Read more »

15. September 2016

MEISSEN® VERNISSAGE presents Limited-Edition Art Works for 2017

Debut for new tableware sets

At this year’s Vernissage, MEISSEN® is currently showcasing its limited-edition art works for the coming year. A total of 54 works in the 2017 collection are on display, including magnificent vases, sculptures and table decorations spanning 300 years of manufacturing history. The artists have used a combination of this rich history as well as archive material to redevelop pieces with innovative new designs. Read more »

15. September 2016

Ian Davenport creates hand-painted plates at MEISSEN® in support of the South London Gallery’s education programmes

British abstract painter, Ian Davenport, known for his bold use of colour and unconventional painting processes, has created a series of hand-painted plates with the leading porcelain manufacturer Meissen. The plates, in a limited edition of 26 but each one of which is unique, are being made for the SLG Council, a group of art philanthropists who support the South London Gallery’s award-winning education programmes.  Read more »

5. September 2016

Georg Nussdorfer rounds off the Executive at the Meissen Manufactory

Georg Nussdorfer will commence work as a second Managing Director at Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen GmbH on 12 September. Born near Salzburg, the 45-year-old Business Management graduate is a proven marketing and distribution expert with wide-ranging international experience. For 17 years Nussdorfer was active in Marketing, Product Management and Sales at Swarovski. Read more »

2. September 2016

X+Q Art unveils their grand collaboration piece with MEISSEN® in their return to M&O Paris 2016

X+Q Art made their international debut in Maison & Objet Paris 2015 last year, and on September 2, X+Q Art will strike again in this major design fair, occupying the first row location in Hall 7. X+Q Art will introduce their latest sculpture collection, their brand new “X+Q Artisan” line, and their collaboration piece with MEISSEN® Germany. Being the top lifestyle brand in China, X+Q strives to represent the ‘Made in China’ innovation and creativity on an international stage. Read more »

13. May 2016

Meissen Porzellan® once again thrills audiences in Taiwan

Meißen/Taipei, 7 May 2016. Meissen Porzellan® has a large fan community in Taiwan. There is a long-standing tradition of many years that a master painter from Meissen® manufactory presents his craftsmanship in Taiwan in May. During this time, Meissen® collectors and enthusiasts can look on while their work of art is being created. 2016 is characterised by animal paintings, which are presented by Detlef Ritter, an experienced Meissen® artist who has been active in the manufactory for about 40 years. Read more »