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Maker in Focus: Mandy Cheng: The Graceful Minimalist

Mandy Cheng's porcelain works are designed to look graceful and minimalist, they conjure a feeling of lightness and a sense of movement.

Her signature mesmerizing patterns mimic the vivid diversity of nature, but are not painted on. Using lamination method, the patterns are meticulously prepared by repeated cutting and layering of porcelain sheets. Her hands-on approach ensures every pattern is unique and unrepeatable. Being creative and technically minded, Mandy continues to develop the skills needed to overcome the combined challenges of the natural fragility of porcelain, the complex lamination method, and the difficulty of hand building thin walled larger works. Her beautiful creations are both functional and decorative: timeless collectible objects to behold and use.