A long lasting blooming blossom
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Crafted by a mother-daughter duo, these exquisite painted porcelain dinnerware collections impressively display their makers’ loving relationship and their profound interest in the art of painting.
Watercolor painter Yulie Setyohadi and her eldest daughter, Dara, project a powerful and positive message in their dinnerware collections that rival their attractive eye-catching painted designs.
Yulie said that it was their mission to inspire women from all walks of life with their inspirational creations.
“As artists, we always pour our heart and soul into our creations, which you can easily see and feel in all our dinnerware collections,” Yulie says.
“We want to show other Indonesian women that if we’re productive, cheerful and do everything based on love and compassion, great things and success will come our way, with God’s blessing.”
Yulie and Dara — who received recognition in the as the world’s first mother-daughter porcelain artists from the Indonesia Record Museum (MURI) in April — have produced two fabulous collections.
Their first, Blooming Blossoms, featured bold contemporary designs that revealed an encouraging mother-daughter relationship that Yulie said would continue to grow over time.
“Blooming Blossoms is about the lovely synergy established in a mother-daughter relationship. Provided there’s good and open communication, the love between a mother and her daughter will constantly flourish and bloom, just like flowers that are watered daily.”
The second collection leaned heavily on elegant and classic patterns.
“The inspirations for ‘A Bunch of Tulips’ and the ‘Tulip Garden’ series derived from two paintings in the Tulip series that I created after a family vacation in Holland,” says Yulie, who says she immediately fell in love with the beautiful flowers from the first moment she laid eyes on them.
Yulie and Dara plan to launch their latest collection later this year and hope to amaze people with their most luxurious works of art to date — a tasteful opulence achieved by subtle chic monochrome jasmine paintings with gold band details on delicate bone china.
“Our third collection is very special,” promised Dara, who is creating the simple classic-meets-contemporary jasmine illustrations for the collection.
“This is our first time honoring an Indonesian flower, as well as using bone china as our canvas.”
— Dita Ajani
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