Former fashion designer Rosaria Rattin founded Kose Milano to push the envelope of time-tested and -honored artisan’s techniques. Her focus on pottery produced, among other wonders, these pale, hyper-thin clay vases with "broken" rims that suggest the delicacy of an eggshell. The cylinder’s interior may be custom-enameled. To the trade.
For its handmade porcelain designs, Kose Milano employs ancient artisanal techniques to realize pure, modern forms. Started by former fashion designer Rosaria Rattin in 1999, the company produces oversized vases, jugs, lamps, trays and bowls in unusual shapes and 20 or so different colors. Kose Milano, based in Milan, sells its line through 30 US stores.