Mariko Jesse
Hong Kong Willow Pattern Ceramics

A collection of china ceramics with a modern Willow Pattern based on HK

Design Product & Packaging

Commissioned | Professional

How were your illustrations used? :
Packaging design, Product design, Surface design

How did you make this work:
I was commissioned to create a modern interpretation of the tradition Willow Pattern, out of urban Hong Kong elements, to be used on a local ceramic product range. My design features a pair of birds, boats, trees and temples, and reflects the traditional and contemporary feeling of Hong Kong. I am regularly adding new pieces to the collection, the newest items are an oval platter and espresso cup.

Commissioner Name :
Louis Papachristou
Commissioner Company :
faux Ltd

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Currently Based:
United States of America (USA)

Mariko was born in Japan, raised in Hong Kong and educated in the UK. She graduated from Central St Martins College of Art and Design, later becoming an Associate Lecturer there. Mariko’s clients include Tiffany & Co., VOGUE and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, and she created the interior artwork for an entire subway station in HK. She is currently based in San Francisco.