Astier de Villatte is a french ceramic brand worldwide known for its handmade, black terracotta clay pottery in milky white glaze and its scented candles. While the pieces by Astier de Villatte appear to be quite delicate they are known for being extremely durable and are perfect for everyday use. They are even microwave safe and can be placed into the dishwasher.
Ceramics by Astier de Villatte have uneven forms which are quite thin and based on 18th and 19th century shapes. They are special by their irregular surfaces, occasional air bubbles and organic shapes.
Designers of furniture and white ceramics, Ivan Pericoli and Benoît Astier de Villatte founded their company in 1996. The only ceramic makers in Paris, they work from their studio on Boulevard Masséna and export all over the world. In 2000, they opened their boutique at 173 rue Saint Honoré, nearby the Louvre, which would immediately become a Parisian and international hotspot.View designer’s page