by Samuel Szwarcbord in New Design on Wednesday 2 January 2013

These perfect vessels in what seems to be an infinite array of colour combinations bring together two of Ben Fiess’ fascinations: the mass produced form and impeccable and complex record keeping. Although his database of glazes and clays is meticulous and scientific, and the porcelain forms firmly echo machine made and generic shapes, the combination of the two is both magical and resoundingly human.