Arthur Hoffner © Ateliers Médicis
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Encounter with Arthur Hoffner

Arthur Hoffner, winner of the 2017 Prix du Public at the Design Parade of the Villa Noailles (Hyères) and awarded the 2018 FoRTE fund for emerging talents, has here reimagined the indoor fountain. At Sèvres, he has transformed this object into a surprising creation straddling design and art. Arthur Hoffner’s fountains, created during his residency at the Manufacture, are exhibited at the Sèvres Gallery. This exhibition presents three variations of the fountain imagined by Arthur Hoffner. These unique pieces or limited editions (depending on the model) combine Sèvres porcelain with marble and brass. Colours, forms and materials associated with the sound of water and the rich symbolism of the fountain delightfully stir the senses, while mischievously deceiving the eye…