Messages of imagination....
Rosenthal took the early initiative to stimulate leading artists and designers to express themselves in the design of porcelain, glass, ceramics and cutlery and over the years the works of more than 100 designers emerged.
When the two powerful forces Versace and Rosenthal met in 1993, only the extraordinary could happen. Rosenthal with its international reputation for uniting tradition and innovation, and Versace, with its own inimitable and expressive style, have developed tremendously elegant, luxurious and exciting tableware and gift collections. The Versace atelier is masterful at uniting the historical and the ultra-modern to arrive at truly timeless yet totally contemporary designs. For the creation of the most luxurious dream worlds, the Versace atelier has utilized only the highest quality.
Gianni Versace's designs are pictures inviting one to a journey into another land, into another time. His choice of colours is also very typical of him; rich colours which avoid anything shrill and are blended harmoniously to pleasing effect. His Versace Medusa pattern is highly recognised and in constant demand in porcelain and crystal forms. The fascinating style of this Italian fashion emporium makes for a glamorous home. Versace has the reputation of anticipating today the fashion of the day after tomorrow. Gianni Versace in particular, had always taken his inspiration for his trend-setting designs from this classical heritage. So, Versace’s Medusa remains fascinating, today, yesterday and tomorrow.
Rosenthal meets Versace – an ingenious union, where nothing but the exceptional will emerge. Rosenthal contributes international competence within the conflicting areas of tradition and innovation, the Milan design studio Versace its idiosyncratic style, unmistakable and expressive, which is famous all over the world. Together they develop amazingly elegant, luxurious and surprisingly different table worlds and gift collections – made of precious materials, elaborately crafted, presented in an extravagant way. Here again, Medusa is the main topic – as an essential part of product marking and creative bond for numerous décor worlds.
Since the death of Gianni Versace in 1997 it his is sister Donatella Versace who has contributed new substance to the melting pot of Neo-classical and Baroque themes, resolutely interpreting them according to her feelings, her experience and sensitivity. Donatella has brought her fashion concept of bold mixing and matching plus unusual, striking colour themes to the Versace Home Collection. It is she who now represents the essence of the versace home-style.