Blood wedding visual
Blood wedding visual

I wanted to play with creating a luxurious and glamorous table setting in the middle of an abattoir - what would it look like and how could flowers, candles and napkins make death beautiful?

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Meat sample
Meat sample

I cut life-size meat shapes from polystyrene and used the company's ceramics to create the effect of skin, flesh and bones.

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The artificial blood
The artificial blood

Obtaining the right colour and consistency took many attempts.

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The finished table decor
The finished table decor
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The ceramic meat pieces.
The ceramic meat pieces.
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Table detail
Table detail
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The floral centrepiece
The floral centrepiece

The roses poured from the crystal candelabra into the blood table.

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The guests arrive.
The guests arrive.

Guests loved interacting with the table.

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Table detail with candles lit.
Table detail with candles lit.
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Meat detail.
Meat detail.
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'Blood wedding' ceramic exposition

A well-known Turkish ceramic company asked designers to create a unique design piece incorporating their tiles and ceramics.  For me, tiles remind me of kitchens and hospitals, so I thought it would be fun to play with expectations and create a 'Blood Wedding' table decor set in an abattoir...

I cut life-size meat shapes from polystyrene and used the company's ceramics to create the effect of skin, flesh and bones.

We created artificial blood from a mixture of blood and glue

The finished table decor.

The slabs of ceramic meat.

Table detail.

I loved the idea of the roses pouring into the blood.

Guests loved interacting with the table.

Table detail with candles lit.

Meat detail.