ISSUE 28  |  Bastille Day

Pretty in Porcelain: Alix D. Reynis in Paris

July 14, 2014 5:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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A self-taught ceramicist working in porcelain (she calls the material “noble, pure, and demanding”), Alix D. Reynis designs her wares in Paris and makes them by hand in Limoges. They’re some of the prettiest pottery items we’ve seen in a while.

Above: A display of Reynis’s porcelain tableware illuminated by a pair of her pendant lamps. Select designs are available from Ku de Coeur, a Southern California–based online pop-up shop, and from Alix D. Reynis directly.

Above: The Portable Star Lighting Pendant at La Maison Poétique, a Bordeaux boutique. It has a twisted cloth cord and can be hung anywhere.

Above: A cup from Reynis’s Simple line.

Above: A new design that Reynis will be introducing shortly.

Above: The Grand Légumier Empire is €80 from Reynis.

Above: The Portable Star Lighting Pendant is $150 from Ku de Coeur. It and several other pieces are also available at The Collection in Paris.

Two more French favorites for delicate porcelain ware: L’Astier de Villatte and Le Petite Atelier de Paris.