ALL ABOUT US : SANTIMETRE studio
santimetre - is an artisanal design brand
manufacturing its designs in low volume batches.
established in 2009, at the aegean coastal town of turkey, ayvalık,
the brand has a porcelain manufacturing studio and a small
woodworking shop in this neoclassical landmark heritage town.
tulya madra - founder of santimetre, is a designer and a ceramist
currently based in new york city. initially a furniture and interior designer,
she became more and more immersed in ceramics over the
past years, and porcelain became her preferred medium.
santimetre studio - opened in april 2016 is happily located on
105 thompson street between prince and spring in soho, NYC.
this new location will be the retail spot for santimetre porcelain products in NY,
meanwhile housing a small workshop studio for tulya and
her collaborators to work on their new pieces.
the current collections of santimetre products consist of
a wide range of tableware items and kitchen utensils,
all handcast in limoges porcelain slip.
all the pieces in the collection called “anonymous” are
re-appropriated and singularized objects, produced with an awareness
of the value of familiar forms, with the intention of creating healing tools
for those who use and share them.
within the frame work of santimetre, tulya madra, on occasion
collaborates with her designer, artist and artisan friends
ranging from object design and development to
specific art projects and installations.