A vase that can easily be folded and stored or sent as a gift; that is the trompe-l’oeil Paper Vase that interior designer Marie Michielssen uses to reach back to the typical look of antique Chinese vases and links them to the technology of today.
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The laminated, paper shapes, produced in Belgium and sewn in a day centre for people with special needs, are placed over a glass or empty can, subsequently using it as a ‘vase’. After use, you just fold the Paper Vase and store it. An original, unbreakable eyecatcher for every table.

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The typical look of antique Chinese vases, the technology of today.

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Marie Michielssen studied graphic design and in 1995, she founded her own company. The first thing she did was to buy a lot of flower pots, which she then painted and patinated. The decorative flower pots were a hit and practically overnight, the team grew to 5 ladies. During her search for a wholesaler who could distribute her collection, she came across Serax. It did not take her long to find the creative boost to start designing other things too. She has been doing so for more than 20 years now, and that for two collections per year. Her designs are not only characterised by using graphic prints, but also by a preference for materials with a soul, like porcelain, paper, canvas …

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Paper Vase