• Gill Button Handpaints Plates for Dries Van Noten

Gill Button Handpaints Plates for Dries Van Noten

PASS YOUR PLATE: Gill Button has gone crazy for ceramics. The British illustrator and artist, who last month created a series of hand-painted plates for Dries Van Noten, said she plans to do more. “I really enjoyed the medium and the whole process. I’ve always been attracted to ceramic painting and this has really amplified that for me.” Button was commissioned by the designer to create plates for a celebratory lunch at Club21 in Singapore last month. The Belgian designer has recently been hosting events at his stores worldwide to launch the book “The Book of Dries Van Noten.” The London-based artist created 35 designs for VIP clients to take home as gifts and looked to Marchesa Casati, the Italian heiress and early 20th-century patron of the arts, for inspiration. “This was continuation of the theme of Dries fall collection, to echo the feel of the book,” said Button. “(There were) looks from the show, as well as some more directly inspired by the Marchesa herself. I had never painted on ceramics before, so initially I was a little unsure how it would work. To create paintings in such a completely different medium and to make them feel in keeping with the rest

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