March 30th, 2017


Today we present the thirty seven of a series of post we are going to do during the coming weeks. A-cero always bet on young talents. We are going to have in A-cero in unique and exclusive creations of young artists in various different fields. You have the opportunity to acquire unique pieces of design devised by young talents who seek to express their creativity and a new way of seeing the world.

Juan Guillen is the creator of Operatum. Practically self-taught, he has come to the world of craftsmanship late. Working with his hands and designing objects had always been his passion, but not in a professional way. With the help of small courses and his research has been forming in the field of ceramics.

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His first line, with which he decided to make himself known is clear organic inspiration. Forms inspired by nature, mainly marine although in a very personal way. It does not try to imitate species, but to be inspired by them. He imagines that they are life forms of an ocean on a planet yet to be discovered.

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He loves white pottery, although occasionally also colors appear, mixing them for original enamels.

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At first he focused on the world of decoration, which he is passionate about, but looking for a diversification currently also works pieces of costume jewelry. This has bee a discovery, since working in small format facilitates the experimentation and opens new possibilities within this line.

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The nobility of pottery and its durability have made it a very popular material lately in jewelry and jewelery. Despite the heaviness with which it is associated, it is much lighter than other materials such as metals, glass or resins.

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John’s work is completely modeled by hand, without using any mold, except the very tools of the trade. That’s why each piece is unique. It works in a very intuitive way, starting from a sketch or an idea in his head, the piece is taking shape as you ask, as if it really was growing.

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You can find a selection of Operatum in A-cero in. Visit us in Santa Cruz de Marcenado street number 2 – corner San Bernardo street.

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Comment from Maria Esther Rodríguez Gómez

Que lindos objetos, me gusta mucho la cerámica y más con unos diseños tan estupendos y originales. Felicidades a Juan Guillén y su bonita colección. Me encanta!!!

Comment from golf madrid

Son piezas que inspiran mucha frescura y encontrarlas en cerámica es todo un puntazo

En la universidad de arquitectura tenemos unos grupos de Whatsapp bastante calientes donde hablamos mucho sobre este tema. La verdad que este blog nos encanta y estas piezas que se ven son realmente sorprendentes.

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Me gustaría poder vender productos como estos desde mi tienda.

Comment from Liz



Gran aporte.

Comment from Alojamiento web

Me encanta, muchas felicidades a todo el equipo.

Comment from Fotógrafo Madrid

menudo talento

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