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"Creating Ether for Ginori was like envisioning the setting for a ballet. Ether is the scenography I imagined for the pieces in the Aria collection. The movement of the graphics seems to evaporate into an intertwining of light and shadow that renders the dishes a frame on which the chefs can play." Constance Guisset
These are the words of Costance Guisset, the French designer of the weightless and lyrical Ether décor inspired by the shapes of our Aria collection. Ether is a hazy space that follows the movements of a body in motion to swirl back into soft, supple, nearly impalpable whorls of air. Just as if it were the setting of a ballet. A dark color, an interplay of empty and full, lights and shadows. Ether is a table service of pure design perfectly suited to host unusual foods and gourmet creations, wreathing them in its own aura of a warm and delicate ashen mystery.
About Constance Guisset
Born in 1976, designer Constance Guisset lives and works in Paris. Her research is applied to various ambits such as scenography, object design and videos. Following her studies in economics and politics, she decided to focus on design and went on to train with the Bouroullec brothers. In 2008 she was awarded the Grand Prix du Design of Paris and in 2009 the Prix du Public at the Design Parade of Noailles. The following year, she was named as one of the ten designers of the year by Maison et Objets, Now! Design à Vivre and she won the Audi Talents award.
In 2010 she signed the scenography of the Galeries Lafayette Maison window displays and in 2011 designed the Francis mirror, for which she received the Wallpaper «Best use of color» prize.
Lightness, equilibrium and research are the distinctive traits of Costance Guisset. Her work makes the most feelings tangible by observing the world around us and listening to sensations.
Triggered by such elements, her soft and elegant works transport the beholder into a magical world of dreams, always with special attention to space.