Real Plates is a limited edition of 500 plates designed exclusively for SHOP Cooper Hewitt by designer CONSTANTIN BOYM.
BOYM selected six disparate decorative motifs from the permanent collection to create this concise retrospective of ceramic decoration.
This plate based on a Swedish transfer-print decoration, circa 1880.
Designer, CONSTANTIN BOYM was born in Moscow, Russia in 1955, where he graduated from Moscow Arcihtectural Institute. In 1984-85 he earned a Master’s degree in Design from Domas Academy in Milan. In 1986 he founded Boym Partners, Inc. in New York City. His studio’s designs include tableware for Alessi and Authentics, watches for Swatch, Lighting for Flos, showrooms and retail displays for Vitra, an exhibition installations for institutions, including Museum of the City of New York and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.