Michael Boehm (b.1944) German Glassware and Ceramics Designer

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Michael Boehm (b.1944) is a German glassware and ceramics designer.

Education

Between 1959-62, he studied Glasfachschule, Hadamar and 1962—66, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Kassel.

Biography

Boehm joined Rosenthal in 1966. His limited-edition Reticelli range illustrated his interest in Italian glass by incorporating cotton twist threads in the molten glass-like 17th-century Venetian vessels. His Rosenthal stemware included the two-colour Sunflower and 1976 Papyrus ranges. Boehm collaborated with Claus Josef Riedel to create the Calyx range, whose faint mould lines became a design feature.

Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing.

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