Calligraphic forms, bold colors, fine materials and craft techniques. The new TRN collection of Pani Jurek is a homage to the art of Jan Tarasin. A fascination with Jan Tarasin paintings and graphics was a starting point for the creation of the whole collection. Tarasin was interested in the world of objects.
Pani Jurek was founded by Magda Jurek, an artist and designer. She graduated in painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and brings a conceptual approach to her work with the aim of creating products which are not obvious and not standard. She designs products which you can changed and rearranged with space and which also awaken your own creativity. She is also an advocate sustainability.
In her latest collection, Pani Jurek reverses this process, turning ideograms into things again. Her three dimensional objects have a simple calligraphic form so they can play and talk together as if they were letters from a non-existent alphabet.
There are 5 models of side tables in the collection, 4 types of mirrors and ceramic lighting fixtures, whose single elements can be arranged into the compositions. The hand crafted process of glazing ceramics and furniture making gives the collection a truly unique character. Each piece is one of a kind.
Word from Magda Jurek: For the new photo session of the TRN collection, I have used ceramic miniatures of lamps and architectural models. While everything around me was becoming more and more virtual and it was impossible to work in real space, this form seemed to be the most appropriate for me. By creating this imaginary, but true, analog space, I wanted to somehow oppose and free myself from the dominant aesthetics of virtual realities. Each of the photos is a separate abstract composition full of dynamic light, saturated colors, non-obvious connections and references. In this way, I continue and develop concept that I took up in creating the TRN collection, about treating space and real objects as tools for building abstract painting compositions.