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Esma Dereboy

Design | March 2, 2021 |

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Esma Dereboy

Esma Dereboy is one of the most striking ceramic artists in Turkey. She creates unique artwork with her own technique, which she has developed in her workshop. Every piece in her collection is elaborately crafted. Her interest in innovation led her to different styles of ceramic production techniques. This innovative approach made her the first ceramic embossing and raised pattern designer in her field. Esma means ‘names’ in Turkish. A name gives a shape to a person or an object; it reflects to the forms of clay. Esma Dereboy reflected on her stages of life from purity to mourning with her collection under 6 different names. The collection being; Levnalevn, Gelin, Karahisari, Yas, Snoha, Saf and Iz. The collection is available at prestigious stores , art galleries in Turkey and around the world, where it is accesible to ceramic lovers.

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The brand’s innovation in ceramics and its love for clay transformed into a brand new product category in 2018. Esma Dereboy handmade porcelain was first introduced at the Maison Objet fair in September 2018. Esma Dereboy‘s new porcelain collection offers a different style of ‘Mix and Match’ where you have the flexibility of setting your own dinner table. The handmade products are elaborately made with care and dedication in her own workshop in Istanbul. Each tableware product is modern and sustainable which can be combined differently due to its design, selected colours and delicate structure. Various colour and shape options add a touch of character in each dinner table that will witness many enjoyable and happy moments. ‘It gives us great pleasure to be a part of these joyous moments which will be inherited by generations’, says Esma Dereboy.

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Representing the very first illustrations of embossed ceramics, Esma Dereboy’s unique products are firstly handcrafted from a special clay mixture, undercoated and baked at 1200°C to obtain top quality ceramics. Then the patterns are embossed or inlaid onto the ceramics. The ceramic products are glazed and baked once again at 1020-1050°C to obtain a glossy surface. Following a meticulous production process of 30-45 days, the products finally take their unique form. With these processes there is a high risk of breakage and flaws. These decorative pieces offer quality combined with elegance from different colours to different motifs.

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Esma Dereboy was born in Kütahya in 1980 and graduated from Kütahya Fine Arts High School. She attended a ceramics atelier as she was preparing for high school exams and took painting lessons. There, she says she saw how a brush can be used to create flawless details and, from that time, she was in ceramic workshops whenever possible. Esma Dereboy completed her education at Maltepe University, in its Cinema and Television Department and began working in the retail sector. Later on, her academic background and her interest, curiosity and love for ceramics always was a part of her. She was curious about creating something new just like anyone else. For centuries, there were so many masters in the ceramic arts that she says she had to be different to find a place for herself: ‘I set out along this principle and I think I was very lucky.’

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She established her own workshop when she realized she’d reached the professional level. Since 2008, she has created under the name Levnalevn and then with the Esma Dereboy brand. Her interest in innovation led her to different styles of ceramic production techniques.This innovative approach made her the first ceramic embossing and raised pattern designer in her field. In 2018, Esma Dereboy launched the new handmade porcelain tableware collection. The porcelain products are modern, sustainable tableware range. All collections are available in all colours and in all shapes.

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Every piece is unique and hand-crafted with care and dedication. The limited edition ceramic collections and porcelain tableware are now available in luxury department stores, restaurants, art galleries, hotels and Interior design projects in Turkey, France, Switzerland, USA, Lebanon, Hong Kong, Maldives etc. Esma Dereboy, who started her work in her small workshop of 60 square meters, has now moved to a new workshop of 750 square meters. Esma Dereboy’s products are now available in more than seven different countries around the world. The aim is to increase this number to 40 new countries within the next 5 years.

more. www.esmadereboy.com

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