Jessica Vedel

 Porcelain and clay has been Snorre Læssøe Stephensen’s passion for more than half a century, and his techniques and inspiration reach back thousands of years to the ancient Japanese ceramic tradition. Nevertheless, his design is categorically modern with a strong character, whilst remaining simple and delicate. In Snorre Læssøe Stephensen’s
design the paradox of porcelain is accentuated: both fragile and robust.

Snorre Læssøe Stephensen’s ambitions to challenge the unruly immanent potential of the porcelain led him to new arenas, designing clocks, thermo porcelain, and not least: lamps. Typically for Snorre Læssøe Stephensen he did not limit the porcelain to play the role of stem, but let it shine in the role as shade instead.