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Eliška Monsportová

Eliška Monsportová

Designer

Eliška studied ceramics design at the art high school in Ostrava. Because she loves to work with glass as well as with clay, she refused to abandon either of them and instead decided to learn how to mix and match different materials together. 

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MEET THE MAKER

Eliška Monsportová is a nature lover and a glass enchantress. The designer and creator behind the Above mirrors, Eliška prefers to keep things as close to nature as possible, so you can see those elements in her objects, creative workspace and daily life. In our first MEET THE MAKER video, we head to Eliška’s calm atelier in Prague, where she explains her unique approach to creating glass objects and her inspiration for Artisème’s latest collaboration.

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Grandlife questions:

WHAT WOULD THE TITLE OF YOUR AUTOBIOGRAPHY BE?

I think the most descriptive would be: Let me go and I will find beauty.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING TO DO ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON?

Definitely looking at the landscape with a mug filled with hot cocoa in your hands.

IF YOU COULD CHOOSE ONE PERSON TO SHOW YOU THEIR ARTISTIC SKILLS (in any art music, painting, glass, pottery, or architectural…)WHO WOULD IT BE AND WHY?

Marcin Rusak. His work fascinates me, it would be nice to take a look under the hood of his work, s... Read more

Marcin Rusak. His work fascinates me, it would be nice to take a look under the hood of his work, so to speak.

WHAT OR WHO HAS INSPIRED YOU RECENTLY AND WHY?

Autumn skies, shadows and reflections. They have such a lightness about them.

WHAT MUSIC OR BOOKS ARE YOU LISTENING TO/ READING THESE DAYS? WHO ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE MUSICIANS/WRITERS?

All Them Witches, Talking Heads, Fink, Big Thief. I've read Svatava by Jolanta Trojak, and Stalker.

WHAT ALBUM OR SONG WOULD YOU CHOOSE AS YOUR PERSONAL SOUNDTRACK TO YOUR LIFE OR TO YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS?

Call me star by All Them Witches.

WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT YOUR ART ARE THERE ANY PARTICULAR EMOTIONS THAT COME BACK TO YOUR MIND?

Freedom.

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE PLACES?

My favorite place is in the national gallery where there are a lot of fossils, the bike route to Okor, the Tatras, Slavia cafe, Artic bakehouse, and the view from Divoká Šárka.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION AND WHY?

I like to travel to the mountains in general. I feel connected to myself, to nature, to the earth. It's also my biggest source of inspiration.

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