My F&W
quick save (...)

Design: Hot Artist - Isamu Noguchi cup and saucer

Isamu Noguchi (1904­-1988) made his mark with grand public sculptures and sleek furniture designs. Now, one of his smaller and more obscure creations, a Japanese-inspired ceramic cup and saucer, should help win him a new batch of admirers. The simple, exquisite set never made it into production while Noguchi was alive, but it's finally available, in conjunction with the exhibition "Isamu Noguchi--Sculptural Design" (at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid starting May 14) and from the MoMA Design Store ($90; 212-767-1050). The look may be spare, but Noguchi threw in one flourish: There's room on the saucer for a cookie.

--Monica F. Forrestall

Published May 2002
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    advertisement

    Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.