Exquisitely designed, hand-hammered metal pieces inspired by foliage around the world.
About Michael Aram:Inspiration:
- From Michael Aram.
- Botanical leaf oval tray in stainless steel; large, 25"W x 15.5"D x 1.1"H; medium (not shown), 20.75"W x 13.25"D x 2"H.
- Wisteria pitcher in nickel plate with forged vine accents, 11.25"H, 65 oz.
- Pod dipping dish in stainless steel with oxidized bronze twigs, 17"W x 15"D x 2.5"H.
- Olive branch nut dish in stainless steel and oxidized bronze, 7"W x 1.375"D x 5.5"H.
A life-altering trip to India, where he discovered rich metalworking traditions that led to his varied lines for the home.Education & Previous Experience:
Studying and living as an artist in New York City.Signature Style:
Soulfully energetic one-of-a-kind pieces created by hand.In a Nutshell:
"Aram" is Hindi for "gently, with peace, with love, and care." Michael lives up to his name and succeeds in fusing his modern vision with time-honored traditions.
About Michael Aram:
American artist Michael Aram studied art in New York in the late 1980s before traveling to India on an inspirational journey, where he discovered a rich metalworking tradition that inspired his turn toward handcrafted design. Michael Aram established a home and workshop in New Delhi, where he began crafting objects ranging from tableware to furniture, all of which reflect the hand of the artisan. The tension of line, form, and meaning is a distinguishing characteristic of Aram's extraordinary designs, inspiring thoughtful appreciation and bringing a sense of ceremony in their day-to-day use. Each Michael Aram piece is handmade, so no two items are exactly alike.