KIT KEMP FOR WEDGWOOD
Kit Kemp has worked with iconic British company Wedgwood to create two beautiful collections of fine bone china called Mythical Creatures and Sailor's Farewell. The designs are based upon a collection of embroidered fabrics produced for Chelsea Textiles which have been applied to the china creating a unique, illustrative style. Discover both Sailor’s Farewell and Mythical Creatures collections in The Loft at Bergdorf Goodman.
Kit is often influenced by a sense of the whimsical and the lyrical, as well as a love of animals. The Mythical Creatures collection features a series of characters and patterns that have a primitive, folkloric feel.
Sailor’s Farewell is Kit Kemp’s latest collection of fine bone china designed for Wedgwood. The design depicts a sailor’s loved-one is waving goodbye on a rock with her scarf flying in the wind. As she waves goodbye the motifs around the china show the sailor’s adventures on the high seas both above and below the waterline. The rust red sails of his sailing ship pass by whales and merfolk fishing, there are two little dogs alone on the high seas, seagulls flying above the lighthouse, and the enticing sight of a house under a palm tree on a faraway desert island. Below in the depths is a frogman, a curious octopus and the flashing fins of many fishes.’ The full service includes tea and coffee cups, espresso cups, coffee mug, teapot, milk jug, sugar bowl, egg cups, jugs, a gravy boat and a selection of plates, platters and bowls in various sizes.
Sailor’s Farewell by Kit Kemp, exclusively available at Bergdorf Goodman in New York, is used at The Whitby Hotel in New York and Ham Yard Hotel in London.
Visit KitKemp.com to discover more about Kit Kemp, Co-owner and Creative Director of Firmdale Hotels.