“Carrara”, a collection of Vista Alegre, won the jury of the "Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017", the most prestigious international design award . The "Red Dot Design Awards" receives about 17,000 thousand applications a year and is one of the most respected design competitions in the world. The label "Red Dot" symbolizes excellence and quality, is a label that all international brands aim to conquer. Its distinction, the Red Dot, is established internationally as one of the most sought-after quality marks for good design. From products to communication projects and packaging to design concepts and prototypes, the Red Dot Award tracks the most prominent trends worldwide.
This edition evaluated 5,000 entries from 54 countries and the international jury "Red Dot Award", composed of 39 professionals in the area of design , awarded the desired seal of quality to this Vista Alegre product.
"Carrara", by the Frenchman Coline Le Corre is a collection marked by the encounter between the porcelain and the designs inspired by the noble Carrara marble.
The combination between porcelain and drawings inspired by the noble marble of Carrara, a very refined, geometric approach, creates the illusion that each piece of the set is interchangeable.
This unexpected collection created by French designer Coline le Corre was awarded with an honorable mention by the German Design Award 2017 and with the Red Dot Award.
Coline Le Corre
Coline Le Corre is an artist and designer. Currently she lives and works in Paris, where she got her degree in textile design and materials research at ESAA Duperré (École Supérieure des Arts Appliqués). Within the scope of her work, which focusses on mixing different textures and materials, she has already worked with materials such as cement, soap and polystyrene. Moreover, her work includes graphics and photography. At the same time, she has written and illustrated children’s books as well as directed music videos.
Her projects have been exhibited by the Putman Studio at the Ambiente fair (Frankfurt - Germany), and by the Design Atelier of the Maison de l'Architecture (Paris -France).
The French designer Coline Le Corre found inspiration in the noble Italian marble Carrara to create geometric designs which unite the pieces, combining classicism and modernity. A creative approach, where sophistication is reached through gold finishing.