Paper Meets Clay: Paola Paronetto
Discover the stunning works of Paola Paronetto, skilled artisan dedicated to the creation of stunning ceramics décor. By pushing the boundaries of ceramics and ancient clay making, she has created countless innovative techniques to craft unique vases and centerpieces such as blending paper and clay.
Paola Paronetto was born in 1965 in Pordenone in northeast Italy, and started approaching clay making and ceramics crafts at a young age. This passion turned into a hobby that turned into her full time job little by little, and since then Paola
How did you first approach the world of design and hand craftsmanship?
I started playing with clay at a very young age, and little by little this hobby of mine became my current profession. The objects that I have passionately created for over 30 years are presently exhibited in design shops and galleries, which is a great achievement!
Tell us about the creative process of your pieces.
I start with a simple material, paperclay, which is created by adding different proportions of paper to the clay mixture. By experimenting with materials and by pushing them to their limit, I re-invented this technique making it completely new and deeply mine.